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  1. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rome in the East

    The Transformation of an Empire, 2nd Edition

    By Warwick Ball

    Rome in the East is a lavishly illustrated and arresting study of the influence of Near Eastern culture on the Roman world, which overturns received wisdom about the spread of European culture to the East. It includes an exhaustive study of Roman archaeological and architectural remains in the Near...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 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 and the...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Sourcebook of the Culture of Animals in Antiquity

    Sources and Themes

    By Sian Lewis, Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones

    The Culture of Animals and Antiquity provides students and researchers with well-chosen and clearly-presented ancient sources in translation, some of which may be well-known, and others undoubtedly unfamiliar, but all central to a key area of study in ancient history –the part played by animals in...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The World of Ionia

    Edited by Alan M. Greaves

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    Situated astride the continents of Asia and Europe, Ionia was a region of crucial importance throughout time. It was home to some of the most important cities of the ancient world, witnessed the unfolding of great historical events and was the birthplace of influential philosophical ideas. However,...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Ebla

    The City of the Throne: Archaeology and History

    By Paolo Matthiae

    Series: Cities of the Ancient World

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

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