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Forthcoming Books

  1. Egyptian Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    Egyptian Ideas of The Future Life

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum’s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the...

    To Be Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume II (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This is the second of three volumes, first published in 1906, which explore the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. It contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the short form of the Åm-Tuat and of the Book of Gates, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations. In the Book of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This is the first of three volumes, first published in 1906, which explore the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. It contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the Book Åm-Tuat, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations. This text, at least in the form that we have it, was...

    To Be Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume III (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This is the third of three volumes, first published in 1906, which treat the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. The first volume contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the Book Åm-?uat, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations; the second, the hieroglyphic text of the short...

    To Be Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A History of Ethiopia: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)

    Nubia and Abyssinia

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This, the first volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge’s The History of Ethiopia: Nubia and Abyssinia, first published in 1928, presents an account of Ethiopian history from the earliest legendary and mythic records up until the death of King Lebna Dengel in 1540. Using a vast range of sources – Greek...

    To Be Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. A History of Ethiopia: Volume II (Routledge Revivals)

    Nubia and Abyssinia

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This is the second volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge’s narrative account of Ethiopian history, and continues the chronicle of the Kings of Abyssinia where the first volume ended: the death of Lebna Dengel in 1540. The list of kings ends with the Regent Ras Tafari, who still reigned at the time of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Time in Roman Religion

    One Thousand Years of Religious History

    By Gary Forsythe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Religion is a major subfield of ancient history and classical studies, and Roman religion in particular is usually studied today by experts in two rather distinct halves: the religion of the Roman Republic, covering the fifth through first centuries B.C.; and the religious diversity of the Roman...

    To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hellenism and Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, this title examines the relationship between what the author labels the ‘rationalist’ element in Western culture on the one hand, derived from the ancient Greeks, and Christianity, on the other. Bevan contends that these two traditions are distinct, but not mutually...

    To Be Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus

    Written in the Cosmos

    By Richard Rader

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Philosophy and Religion in Aeschylus revivifies the complex question of fate and freedom in the tragedies of the famous Greek playwright. Starting with Sartre’s insights about radical existential freedom, this book shows that Aeschylus is concerned with the ethical ramifications of surrendering our...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge