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  1. Fragmentation in Archaeology

    People, Places and Broken Objects in the Prehistory of South Eastern Europe

    By John Chapman

    Fragmentation in Archaeology revolutionises archaeological studies of material culture, by arguing that the deliberate physical fragmentation of objects, and their (often structured) deposition, lies at the core of the archaeology of the Mesolithic, Neolithic and Copper Age of Central and Eastern...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Constructed Past

    Experimental Archaeology, Education and the Public

    Edited by Philippe Planel, Peter G. Stone

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The Constructed Past presents group of powerful images of the past, termed in the book construction sites. At these sites, full scale, three-dimensional images of the past have been created for a variety of reasons including archaeological experimentation, tourism and education. Using various case...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. A History of Greece

    From the Time of Solon to 403 BC

    By George Grote

    Edited by M.O.B. Caspari, J.M. Mitchell

    Grote's History of Greece is one of the classic works of historical interpretation and scholarship. George Grote - banker, MP and a founder of London University - was the first historian to give a high value to the Greek creation of democracy, and this aspect of his work is closely relevant to...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Julian's Gods

    Religion and Philosophy in the Thought and Action of Julian the Apostate

    By Rowland B. E. Smith

    Julian's brief reign (360-363 AD) had a profound impact on his contemporaries, as he worked fervently for a pagan restoration in the Roman Empire, which was rapidly becoming Christian. Julian's Gods focuses on the cultural mentality of `the last pagan Emperor' by examining a wide variety of his own...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Cynics, Paul and the Pauline Churches

    By F. Gerald Downing

    F. Gerald Downing explores the teachings of Paul, arguing that the development of Paul's preaching and of the Pauline Church owed a great deal to the views of the vagabond Cynic philosophers, critics of the gods and of the ethos of civic society.F. Gerald Downing examines the New Testament writings...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Power of the Bull

    By Michael Rice

    Everyone has heard of the Minotaur in the labyrinth on Crete and many know that the Greek gods would adopt the guise of a bull to seduce mortal women. But what lies behind these legends?The Power of the Bull discusses mankind's enduring obsession with bulls. The bull is an almost universal symbol...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Philo's Alexandria

    By Dorothy I. Sly

    First-century Alexandria vied with Rome to be the greatest city of the Roman empire. More than half a million people lived in its cosmopolitan four square miles. It was a major centre for international trade and shipping. Little remains of Alexandria's golden age. Few papyrus records of the city...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Identity and Archaeology

    The Construction of European Communities

    Edited by P. Graves-Brown, Sian Jones, C.S. Gamble

    Cultural identity is a key area of debate in contemporary Europe. Despite widespread use of the past in the construction of ethnic, national and European identity, theories of cultural identity have been neglected in archaeology. Focusing on the interrelationships between concepts of cultural...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. History of Greek Literature

    From Homer to the Hellenistic Period

    By Albrecht Dihle

    The most up-to-date history of Greek literature from its Homeric origins to the age of Augustus. Greek literary production throughout this period of some eight centuries is embedded in its historical and social context, and Professor Dihle sees this literature as a historical phenomenon, a...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Shadow of Sparta

    Edited by Stephen Hodkinson, Anton Powell

    In the past twenty years the study of Sparta has come of age. Images prevalent earlier in the 20th century, of Spartans as hearty good fellows or scarlet-cloaked automata, have been superseded by more complex scholarly reactions. As interest has grown in the self-images projected by this most...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

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