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  1. Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)

    Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology

    By Ken Dowden

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins – slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden, first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)

    His Problems, Methods and Originality

    By K. H. Waters

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The work of Herodotos of Halikarnassos, ‘the father of history’, differs in many ways from that of modern historians, and it poses special problems to the student. Herodotos’ history of the Persian Wars, written in the second half of the fifth century BC, was both the first attempt at a...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Athens in Decline (Routledge Revivals)

    404-86 B.C.

    By Claude Mossé

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Athens has, at different times and from different points of view, been cited as a model of moderate democracy and triumphant humanism, or, on the contrary, as an illustration of the disorders due to demagoguery and misguided imperialism. Professor Mossé looks beyond these judgments to discuss the...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. F. Willetts

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete, first published in 1955, investigates the emergence and progress of Dorian society on Crete from the 8th century BC onwards. The major contribution of Cretan culture in this period was in the field of law – law and order are traditionally linked, and Dorian...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Greek City and its Institutions

    By G. Glotz

    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 October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Greek Rational Medicine

    Philosophy and Medicine from Alcmaeon to the Alexandrians

    By James Longrigg

    The ancient Greek medical thinkers were profoundly influenced by Ionian natural philosophy. This philosophy caused them to adopt a radically new attitude towards disease and healing. James Longrigg shows how their rational attitudes ultimately resulted in levels of sophistication largely...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Art in Greece

    By W. Deonna, A. de Ridder

    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 October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Re-Assessment of Aristotle’s Economic Thought

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The world has seen several financial and economic crises in the past few years. Psychological, ethical and philosophical levels of causal analysis have been discussed, and in this context, an interest in classical thinkers has emerged. The work of Aristotle has influenced writers from Marx and...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Collected Papers on Alexander the Great

    By Ernst Badian

    Professor Ernst Badian (1925-2011) was one of the most influential Alexander historians of the twentieth century. His first articles on the subject appeared in 1958, and he continued for a full fifty years to reshape scholarly perception of the reign of Alexander the Great. A steady output of...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric

    4th Edition

    By James J. Murphy, Richard A. Katula, Michael Hoppmann

    Continuing its tradition of providing students with a thorough review of ancient Greek and Roman rhetorical theory and practices, A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric is the premier text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in the history of rhetoric. Offering vivid examples of each...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge