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  1. 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...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Late Roman World and Its Historian

    Interpreting Ammianus Marcellinus

    By Jan Willem Drijvers, David Hunt

    Ammianus Marcellinus, Greek by birth but writing in Latin c. AD 390, was the last great Roman historian. His writings are an indispensable basis for our knowledge of the late Roman world. This book represents a collection of papers analysing Ammianus's writings from a variety of perspective,...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Family in Late Antiquity

    The Rise of Christianity and the Endurance of Tradition

    By Geoffrey Nathan

    The Family in Late Antiquity offers a challenging, well-argued and coherent study of the family in the late Roman world and the influence of the emerging Christian religion on its structure and value.Before the Roman Empire's political disintegration in the west, enormous political, religious and...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

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