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  1. Ritual Texts for the Afterlife

    Orpheus and the Bacchic Gold Tablets, 2nd Edition

    By Fritz Graf, Sarah Iles Johnston

    Fascinating texts written on small gold tablets that were deposited in graves provide a unique source of information about what some Greeks and Romans believed regarding the fate that awaited them after death, and how they could influence it. These texts, dating from the late fifth century...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Greek Thought and the Origins of the Scientific Spirit

    By Leon Robin

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Man, State and Deity

    Essays in Ancient History

    By Victor Ehrenberg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1974, this book is a collection of nine essays written by Victor Ehrenberg between 1925 and 1967, five of which had not been published before. They deal with a number of aspects of Greek and Roman history, and with the nature of ancient history in the East and West. The first...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Studies in Ancient Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By M.I. Finley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1978, this volume comprises articles previously published in the historical journal, Past and Present, ranging over nearly a thousand years of Graeco-Roman history. The essays focus primarily on the Roman Empire, reflecting the increase, in British scholarship of the...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Economic Analysis of Institutional Change in Ancient Greece

    Politics, Taxation and Rational Behaviour

    By Carl Hampus Lyttkens

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book presents an economic analysis of the causes and consequences of institutional change in ancient Athens. Focusing on the period 800-300 BCE, it looks in particular at the development of political institutions and taxation, including a new look at the activities of individuals like Solon,...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World

    Contests of Virtue

    By Heather L. Reid

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This book examines the relationship between athletics and philosophy in ancient Greece and Rome focused on the connection between athleticism and virtue. It begins by observing that the link between athleticism and virtue is older than sport, reaching back to the athletic feats of kings and...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ancient Medicine

    2nd Edition

    By Vivian Nutton

    Series: Sciences of Antiquity Series

    The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edition, especially from important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts, making...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. A History of Greece

    From the Time of Solon to 403 BC

    By George Grote

    Edited by M.O.B. Caspari, J.M. Mitchell

    Grote's History of Greece is one of the classic works of historical interpretation and scholarship. George Grote - banker, MP and a founder of London University - was the first historian to give a high value to the Greek creation of democracy, and this aspect of his work is closely relevant to...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. History of Greek Literature

    From Homer to the Hellenistic Period

    By Albrecht Dihle

    The most up-to-date history of Greek literature from its Homeric origins to the age of Augustus. Greek literary production throughout this period of some eight centuries is embedded in its historical and social context, and Professor Dihle sees this literature as a historical phenomenon, a...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Shadow of Sparta

    Edited by Stephen Hodkinson, Anton Powell

    In the past twenty years the study of Sparta has come of age. Images prevalent earlier in the 20th century, of Spartans as hearty good fellows or scarlet-cloaked automata, have been superseded by more complex scholarly reactions. As interest has grown in the self-images projected by this most...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge