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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Oracles of Apollo in Asia Minor (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. W. Parke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Delphi, although by far the most prestigious, was not the only oracular site dedicated to the god of prophecy. The Oracles of Apollo in Asia Minor, first published in 1985, presents the first unified account of these lesser-known religious establishments: at Didyma, Claros, Gryneion and Patara....

    To Be Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. A History of the Greek and Roman World (Routledge Revivals)

    By George B. Grundy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A History of the Greek and Roman World, first published in 1926, presents the story of Graeco-Roman antiquity from its earliest recorded origins to the height of the Roman imperium. It aims to bring into prominence the internal dynamism - political, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic – which...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Jewish Education and History

    Continuity, crisis and change

    Moshe Aberbach (1924-2007) was a leading educator and scholar in Jewish studies, specialising in the field of Jewish education in the talmudic period. This book draws on a representative selection of his writings over a fifty year period, and includes essays on Saadia Gaon and Maimonides, coverage...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Seleukos Nikator (Routledge Revivals)

    Constructing a Hellenistic Kingdom

    By John D Grainger

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Following the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC, one of his commanders, Seleukos Nikator, rose over a period of forty years from being a landless refugee to the most successful of the Successor kings. This biography, first published in 1990, makes use of both historical and archaeological...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Age of Agade

    Inventing Empire in Ancient Mesopotamia

    By Benjamin R Foster

    In this first book-length treatment of the subject, Benjamin Foster draws together over 40 years of research to offer an exhaustive survey of the Akkadian period, which saw the rise of the world’s first known empire. The book covers all aspects of the empire: its history, land and cities, arts,...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Atlas of the Ancient Near East

    From Prehistoric Times to the Roman Imperial Period

    By Trevor Bryce, Jessie Birkett-Rees

    The Atlas of the Ancient Near East provides scholars and students with up-to-date information on the development of the Ancient Near East from the prehistoric period to the end of the Roman Empire, when Constantine the Great transferred the seat of his empire to Byzantium in 330 AD. Geographic...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions

    Edited by Eric Orlin

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions is the first comprehensive single-volume reference work offering authoritative coverage of the ancient religions in the Mediterranean world. Its geographical range includes western Asia, northern Africa, and southern Europe so as to...

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Syria-Palestine in The Late Bronze Age

    An Anthropology of Politics and Power

    By Emanuel Pfoh

    Series: Copenhagen International Seminar

    Syria-Palestine in the Late Bronze Age presents an explicitly anthropological perspective on politics and social relationships. An anthropological reading of the textual and epigraphic remains of the time allows us to see how power was constructed and political subordination was practised and...

    To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Rome in the East

    The Transformation of an Empire, 2nd Edition

    By Warwick Ball

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates

    The Islamic Near East from the 6th to the 11th Century, 3rd Edition

    By Hugh Kennedy

    Series: A History of the Near East

    The Prophet and the Age of Caliphates is an accessible guide to the history of the Near East from c.600-1050AD, the period in which Islamic society was formed. Beginning with the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, Hugh Kennedy goes on to explore the great Arab conquests of the seventh century...

    To Be Published November 14th 2015 by Routledge