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Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's Rebel Queen

by Pat Southern

The ancient sources for the life and times of Zenobia are sparse, and the surviving literary works are biased towards the Roman point of view, much as are the sources for two other famous women who challenged...


Dancing for Hathor: Women in Ancient Egypt

by Carolyn Graves-Brown

The fragmentary evidence allows us only tantalising glimpses of the sophisticated and complex society of the ancient Egyptians, but the Greek historian Herodotus believed that the Egyptians had 'reversed the...


The Social History of Rome (Routledge Revivals)

by Dr Geza Alfoldy

This study, first published in German in 1975, addresses the need for a comprehensive account of Roman social history in a single volume. Specifically, Alföldy attempts to answer three questions: What is the...


Trade, Transport and Society in the Ancient World (Routledge Revivals): A Sourcebook

by Onno Van Nijf & Fik Meijer

This book, first published in 1992, presents an introduction to the nature of trade and transport in antiquity through a selection of translated literary, papyrological, epigraphical and legal sources. These...


Byzantine New Testament

by World English Bible

The Byzantine New Testament is a reliable translation of the New Testament based on the Majority Text. Key features: * Fairly literal translation in informal, spoken English, designed to sound good and be accurate...


The Secret History of the Roman Roads of Britain: And their Impact on Military History

by M.C. Bishop

There have been many books on Britain's Roman roads, but none have considered in any depth their long-term strategic impact. Mike Bishop shows how the road network was vital not only in the Roman strategy of...


Atlantis, the Great Flood and the Asteroid

by Prescott Rawlings

Atlantis, the Great Flood and the Asteroid examines the evidence for an asteroid impact in early human prehistory which interrupted the progression of human development. It considers whether a large asteroid...


101 Secrets of the Freemasons

by Barb Karg & Jon K. Young

From the illustrious George Washington and the infamous J. Edgar Hoover to brilliant imaginer Walt Disney and bad boy of baseball Ty Cobb, Freemasons have influenced every aspect of American life. Yet this secret...


Aesopic Conversations: Popular Tradition, Cultural Dialogue, and the Invention of Greek Prose

by Leslie Kurke

Examining the figure of Aesop and the traditions surrounding him, Aesopic Conversations offers a portrait of what Greek popular culture might have looked like in the ancient world. What has survived from the...


The British Lower Palaeolithic

by John McNabb

In analysing the various kinds of data archaeologists would use to investigate the existence of a Palaeolithic culture, this book represents the latest research in archaeology, population dispersals, geology...


The Creative Therapist

by Bradford Keeney

In The Creative Therapist, Bradford Keeney makes the case that "creativity" is the most essential aspect of vibrant, meaningful, and successful therapy. Using a collection of clinical case studies this book...


Brick Greek Myths: The Stories of Heracles, Athena, Pandora, Poseidon, and Other Ancient Heroes of Mount Olympus

by Amanda Brack, Monica Sweeney & Becky Thomas

Meet the Greek gods as you have never seen them—in LEGO form! Enjoy these fascinating myths, reimagined through elaborate scenes and colorful LEGO bricks in one thousand color photographs! This book shares...


The Roman Empire

by Philip Matyszak

No other political entity has shaped the modern world like the Roman Empire. Encompassing close to 60 million people and 3 million square kilometers of land, it represented an incredibly diverse and dynamic...


The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt

by Kara Cooney

An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power.

 

Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne and a mother with...


The Musical Structure of Plato's Dialogues

by J.B. Kennedy

J. B. Kennedy argues that Plato's dialogues have an unsuspected musical structure and use symbols to encode Pythagorean doctrines. The followers of Pythagoras famously thought that the cosmos had a hidden musical...


Biblical Studies and the Failure of History: Changing Perspectives 3

by Niels Peter Lemche

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Argonauts of the Desert: Structural Analysis of the Hebrew Bible

by Philippe Wajdenbaum

'Argonauts of the Desert' presents a revolutionary new commentary on the Bible and its origins, arguing that most biblical stories and laws were inspired by Greek literature. From Genesis to Kings, the books...


The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt

by Steven Snape

From early towns to booming metropolises, The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt explores every facet of urban life in ancient Egypt with a leading authority in the field as a guide

Ancient Egyptian cities and...


The Great Archaeologists

by Brian M. Fagan

The story of how lost civilizations, buried cities, and ancient scripts were rediscovered for the modern age, as seen through the lives and exploits of the great archaeologists who made these phenomenal finds...


Ancient Philosophy of Religion: The History of Western Philosophy of Religion, Volume 0

by Graham Oppy & N. N. Trakakis

The origins of the Western philosophical tradition lie in the ancient Greco-Roman world. This volume provides a unique insight into the life and writings of a diverse group of philosophers in antiquity and presents...