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History

  1. Miletos

    Archaeology and History, 2nd Edition

    By Alan M. Greaves

    Series: Cities of the Ancient World

    Miletos, on the coast of Asia Minor, was one of the most important Greek cities – a key economic power as well as a centre of philosophy and learning. Yet with historical sources scarce, and the mass of archaeological work done in over a century of excavations not published in English, studying the...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Byzantine World

    Edited by Paul Stephenson

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The Byzantine World presents the latest insights of the leading scholars in the fields of Byzantine studies, history, art and architectural history, literature, and theology. Those who know little of Byzantine history, culture and civilization between AD 700 and 1453 will find overviews and...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Ottoman World

    Edited by Christine Woodhead

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The Ottoman empire as a political entity comprised most of the present Middle East (with the principal exception of Iran), north Africa and south-eastern Europe. For over 500 years, until its disintegration during World War I, it encompassed a diverse range of ethnic, religious and linguistic...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of the Peoples and Places of Ancient Western Asia

    The Near East from the Early Bronze Age to the fall of the Persian Empire

    By Trevor Bryce

    This 500,000 word reference work provides the most comprehensive general treatment available of the peoples and places of the regions commonly referred to as the ancient Near and Middle East – extending from the Aegean coast of Turkey in the west to the Indus river in the east. It contains...

    Published October 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Sufism and Society

    Arrangements of the Mystical in the Muslim World, 1200–1800

    Edited by John Curry, Erik Ohlander

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    In recent years, many historians of Islamic mysticism have been grappling in sophisticated ways with the difficulties of essentialism. Reconceptualising the study of Islamic mysticism during an under-researched period of its history, this book examines the relationship between Sufism and society in...

    Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Ancient Cities

    The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece and Rome, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Gates

    Ancient Cities surveys the cities of the Ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds from the perspectives of archaeology and architectural history, bringing to life the physical world of ancient city dwellers by concentrating on evidence recovered from archaeological excavations....

    Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Eunuch in Byzantine History and Society

    By Shaun Tougher

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    The existence of eunuchs was one of the defining features of the Byzantine Empire. Covering the whole span of the history of the empire, from the fourth to the fifteenth centuries AD, Shaun Tougher presents a comprehensive survey of the history and roles of eunuchs, making use of...

    Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Untold Histories of the Middle East

    Recovering Voices from the 19th and 20th Centuries

    Edited by Amy Singer, Christoph Neumann, Selcuk Aksin Somel

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    Much traditional historiography consciously and unconsciously glosses over certain discourses, narratives, and practices. This book examines silences or omissions in Middle Eastern history at the turn of the twenty-first century, to give a fuller account of the society, culture and politics. With a...

    Published July 16th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Great Seljuqs

    A History

    By Osman Aziz Basan

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    This book provides a broad history of the Seljuq Turks from their origins and early conquests in the 10th century, through the rise of empire, until its dissolution at the end of the 12th. Where the history of the Seljuqs is usually studied in the context of medieval Persian, Arabic or Islamic...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Ancient Turkey

    By Antonio Sagona, Paul Zimansky

    Series: Routledge World Archaeology

    Students of antiquity often see ancient Turkey as a bewildering array of cultural complexes. Ancient Turkey brings together in a coherent account the diverse and often fragmented evidence, both archaeological and textual, that forms the basis of our knowledge of the development of Anatolia from the...

    Published March 9th 2009 by Routledge

  11. The Trojans & Their Neighbours

    By Trevor Bryce

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    A central figure in both classical and ancient near Eastern fields, Trevor Bryce presents the first publication to focus on Troy’s neighbours and contemporaries as much as Troy itself. With the help of maps, charts and photographs, he unearths the secrets of this iconic ancient city. Beginning...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge