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  1. The Ancient Greeks

    History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    The Ancient Greeks: History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander offers students a comprehensive introduction to the history and culture of the ancient Greek world for the period c.800-323 BC. It provides critical background to the key historical developments of the time: the...

    Published July 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Childhood in Ancient Athens

    Iconography and Social History

    By Lesley A. Beaumont

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Childhood in Ancient Athens offers an in-depth study of children during the heyday of the Athenian city state, thereby illuminating a significant social group largely ignored by most ancient and modern authors alike. It concentrates not only on the child's own experience, but also examines the...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Ancient Graffiti in Context

    Edited by Jennifer Baird, Claire Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Graffiti are ubiquitous within the ancient world, but remain underexploited as a form of archaeological or historical evidence. They include a great variety of texts and images written or drawn inside and outside buildings, in public and private places, on monuments in the city, on objects used in...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Marshals of Alexander's Empire

    By Waldemar Heckel

    This book presents for the first time in English a detailed study of the closest friends and most trusted commanders of Alexander the Great - their career-progress, their rivalry with one another, and their influence on Alexander. The Marshals of Alexander's Empire is a blend of biography and...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in Ancient Greece

    By Matthew Dillon

    This volume explores the religious motivations for pilgrimage and reveals the main preoccupations of worshippers in Ancient Greece.Dillon examines the main sanctuaries of Delphi, Epidauros and Olympia, as well as the less well-known oracle of Didyma in Asia Minor and the festivals at the Isthmus of...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Plato's Dialectic on Woman

    Equal, Therefore Inferior

    By Elena Blair

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    With the birth of the feminist movement classicists, philosophers, educational experts, and psychologists, all challenged by the question of whether or not Plato was a feminist, began to examine Plato’s dialogues in search of his conception of woman. The possibility arose of a new focus affecting...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Life and Letters in the Ancient Greek World

    By John Muir

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    From the first ‘deadly signs’ scratched on a wooden tablet instructing the recipient to kill the one who delivered it, to the letters of St Paul to the early Church, this book examines the range of letter writing in the Ancient Greek world. Containing extensive translated examples from both life...

    Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Initiation in Ancient Greek Rituals and Narratives

    New Critical Perspectives

    Edited by David Dodd, Christopher A. Faraone

    Scholars of classical history and literature have for more than a century accepted `initiation' as a tool for understanding a variety of obscure rituals and myths, ranging from the ancient Greek wedding and adolescent haircutting rituals to initiatory motifs or structures in Greek myth, comedy and...

    Published April 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Money, Labour and Land

    Approaches to the economics of ancient Greece

    Edited by Paul Cartledge, Edward E. Cohen, Lin Foxhall

    The cultural wealth of the classical Greek world was matched by its material wealth, and there is abundant textual and archaeological evidence for both. However, radically different theoretical and methodological approaches have been used to interpret this evidence, and conflicts continue to rage...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Constantine

    History, Historiography and Legend

    Edited by Samuel N. C. Lieu, Dominic Montserrat

    Constantine examines the reign of Constantine, the first Christian emperor and the founder of Constantinople. From a variety of angles: historical, historiographical and mythical. The volume examines the circumstances of Constantine's reign and the historical problems surrounding them, the varied...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge