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New and Published Books

  1. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Origin of Heresy

    A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity

    By Robert M. Royalty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ‘heresy’ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Latin Literature of the Fourth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. W. Binns

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume, offering an insight into the literary world of Rome in the fourth century AD, reflects an increased interest in the writers of the 150 years before the collapse of the Western Empire, who have long been over-shadowed by the pre-eminence accorded since the eighteenth century to the...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Seneca (Routledge Revivals)

    By Costa C.D.N.

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume, first published in 1974, offers a selection of modern perspectives on Seneca, covering his prose treatises, his letters and his tragedies. For centuries literary and philosophical circles had to take Seneca seriously, even if they could not always respect him, and although his...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Johnson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular ruins. In Rome and Its Empire, first published in 1989, Stephen Johnson examines...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Later Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Johnson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Later Roman Britain, first published in 1980, charts the end of Roman rule in Britain and gives an overall impression of the beginning of the so-called ‘Dark Ages’ of British history, the transitional period which saw the breakdown of Roman administration and the beginnings of Saxon settlement....

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)

    His Problems, Methods and Originality

    By K H WATERS

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The work of Herodotos of Halikarnassos, ‘the father of history’, differs in many ways from that of modern historians, and it poses special problems to the student. Herodotos’ history of the Persian Wars, written in the second half of the fifth century BC, was both the first attempt at a...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Roman Mother (Routledge Revivals)

    By Suzanne Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Roman Mother, first published in 1988, traces the traditional Roman attitude towards mothers to its republican origins, examining the diverse roles and the relative power and influence associated with motherhood. The importance of the paterfamilias with his wide-ranging legal rights and...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Athens in Decline (Routledge Revivals)

    404-86 B.C.

    By Claude Mossé

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Athens has, at different times and from different points of view, been cited as a model of moderate democracy and triumphant humanism, or, on the contrary, as an illustration of the disorders due to demagoguery and misguided imperialism. Professor Mossé looks beyond these judgments to discuss the...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Pannonia and Upper Moesia (Routledge Revivals)

    A History of the Middle Danube Provinces of the Roman Empire

    By András Mócsy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Pannonia and Upper Moesia, first published 1974, András Mócsy surveys the Middle Danube Provinces from the latest pre-Roman Iron Age up to the beginning of the Great Migrations. His primary concern is to develop a general synthesis of the archaeological and historical researches in the Danube...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge