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  1. An Introduction to the History of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. B. Jevons

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1902, this book investigates the history and development of early religion from an anthropological perspective. Rather than dealing with religions that grew from the teachings of their original founders, such as Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism, Jevons considers those religions...

    Published July 17th 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...

    Published June 23rd 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...

    Published June 23rd 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...

    Published June 23rd 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...

    Published June 23rd 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...

    Published June 23rd 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...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Roman Spirit - In Religion, Thought and Art

    By Albert Grenier

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge