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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...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Christianity in the Land of the Pharaohs

    The Coptic Orthodox Church

    By Jill Kamil

    The Copts - the indigenous Christians of Egypt - declared their independence from Byzantine Christianity when they appointed their own patriarchs in the sixth century. Jill Kamil has written an angaging and accessible survey of the history of Christianity on Egypt, through its development under...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By A. D. Lee

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3rd century to a situation where, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sibyls and Seers (Routledge Revivals)

    A Survey of Some Ancient Theories of Revelation and Inspiration

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The ancient world as a whole believed in the existence of a world of spirits beyond, or alongside, the visible, tangible world. They believed also that communications between these two worlds frequently took place: everywhere we find diviners and prophets, oracles and visionaries. First published...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 ancient religions in the Mediterranean world. Chronologically, the volume’s scope extends from pre-historical antiquity in the third millennium...

    To Be Published December 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Scripture of the Ancient Tantra Collection

    The Phur-pa bcu-gnyis

    By Dr Robert Mayer

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Juvencus: The Four Books of the Gospels

    Evangeliorum libri IV

    By Scott McGill

    Series: Routledge Later Latin Poetry

    Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca. 330 CE. Consisting of around 3200 hexameter lines, it is the first of the Latin "Biblical epics" to appear in antiquity, and the first classicizing, hexameter poem on a...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Rutilius Namatianus De Reditu Suo

    By Martha Malamud

    Series: Routledge Later Latin Poetry

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Greek Religion

    By Jennifer Larson

    Series: Understanding the Ancient World

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

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