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Dressing Judeans and Christians in Antiquity

by Kristi Upson-Saia, Carly Daniel-Hughes & Alicia J. Batten

This volume aims to understand religious aspects of dress in the ancient world by examining a diverse range of religious sources, including literature, art, performance, coinage, economic markets, and memories....


Porphyry in Fragments: Reception of an Anti-Christian Text in Late Antiquity

by Ariane Magny

The Greek philosopher Porphyry of Tyre had a reputation as the fiercest critic of Christianity. It was well-deserved: he composed fifteen discourses against the Christians, so offensive that Christian emperors...


Aristoxenus of Tarentum and the Birth of Musicology

by Sophie Gibson

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Colosseum

by Aavv, Aa. Vv. & Lozzi Roma

The Valley of Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine, The Temple of Venus and Rome, the Domus Aurea


Histories of Egyptology: Interdisciplinary Measures

by William Carruthers

Histories of Egyptology are increasingly of interest: to Egyptologists, archaeologists, historians, and others. Yet, particularly as Egypt undergoes a contested process of political redefinition, how do we write...


A History of Pergamum: Beyond Hellenistic Kingship

by Richard Evans

The Kingdom of Pergamum emerged from the great period of instability which followed the death of Alexander the Great. Over the next century Pergamum was to become one of the wealthiest states in the eastern...


Cicero: Politics and Persuasion in Ancient Rome

by Kathryn Tempest

As the greatest Roman orator of his time, Cicero delivered over one hundred speeches in the law courts, in the senate and before the people of Rome. He was also a philosopher, a patriot and a private man. While...


Women in Ancient Greece: A Sourcebook

by Bonnie MacLachlan

The study of women in the ancient Mediterranean world is a topic of growing interest among classicists and ancient historians, and also students of history, sociology and women's studies. This volume is an essential...


Treasure Of Ophir

by Craufurd

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals): Vol. II: Annals of Nubian Kings

by E.A. Wallis Budge

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,...


Ancient Rome

by William E. Dunstan

Ancient Rome masterfully synthesizes the vast period from the origins of Rome to the end of antiquity, seamlessly weaving a panoramic view of how the Romans gradually imposed their rule from Britain to Arabia....


Alexander the Great: Man and God

by Ian Worthington

Alexander the Great conquered territories on a superhuman scale and established an empire that stretched from Greece to India. He spread Greek culture and education throughout his empire, and was worshipped...


"When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

by Cavan W Concannon

Cavan W. Concannon makes a significant contribution to Pauline studies by imagining the responses of the Corinthians to Paul's letters. Based on surviving written materials and archaeological research, this...


Augustus to Nero (Routledge Revivals): A Sourcebook on Roman History, 31 BC-AD 68

by David Braund

The years from the battle of Actium to the death of Nero stand at the very heart of Roman history. Yet the sources of this key period, particularly the inscriptions, papyri and coins, are not readily accessible....


Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth: 338-196 BC

by Michael D. Dixon

Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 B.C. challenges the perception that the Macedonians' advent and continued presence in Corinth amounted to a loss of significance and autonomy. Immediately...


Sophists, Socratics and Cynics (Routledge Revivals)

by David Rankin

The Sophists, the Socratics and the Cynics had one important characteristic in common: they mainly used spoken natural language as their instrument of investigation, and they were more concerned to discover...


Sieges of Alexander the Great

by Stephen English

During his spectacular career of conquest Alexander the Great attacked many cities and fortresses, never failing to take them. Such operations occupied more of his time than his famous pitched battles and were...


Egyptian Art

by Maspero

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Late Roman Army

by Karen R. Dixon & Pat Southern

Using a full range of original literary sources, modern Continental scholarship, and current archaeological research, Pat Southern and Karen R. Dixon provide a stimulating overview of the historical period,...


Animals in the Ancient World from A to Z

by Kenneth F. Kitchell Jr.

The ancient Greeks and Romans lived in a world teeming with animals. Animals were integral to ancient commerce, war, love, literature and art. Inside the city they were found as pets, pests, and parasites. They...