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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Ancient Egyptian Temple Ritual

    Performance, Patterns, and Practice

    By Katherine Eaton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Egyptology

    Large state temples in ancient Egypt were vast agricultural estates, with interests in mining, trading, and other economic activities. The temple itself served as the mansion or palace of the deity to whom the estate belonged, and much of the ritual in temples was devoted to offering a...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Rise of the Celts

    By Henri Hubert

    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 March 11th 2013 by Routledge