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  • de Blois, L.(2001)
    Readership: All those interested in Roman history (also at the local level in communities in the Roman Empire), the history of ancient Greek and Roman religions, the representation of power of Roman emperors, and the ...
  • Ahrens, Alexander(2020)
  • Schramm, Wolfgang,(2010)
    Reading transliterated akkadian texts sometimes is rather difficult, if the akkadian equivalents of the logograms are not given. This first alphabetic index of akkadian logograms offers help now: it contains the akkadian ...
  • Rosenmeyer, Patricia A.(2006)
    The first referenece to letter writing occurs in the first text of western literature, Homer's Iliad. From the very beginning, Greeks were enthusiastic letter writers, and letter writing became a distinct literary genre. ...
  • Robson, Eleanor(2019)
    Ancient Knowledge Networks is a book about how knowledge travels, in minds and bodies as well as in writings. It explores the forms knowledge takes and the meanings it accrues, and how these meanings are shaped by the ...
  • Renger, Almut-Barbara; Solomon, Jon(2012)
    This volume reinvigorates the field of Classical Reception by investigating present-day culture, society, and politics, particularly gender, gender roles, and filmic constructions of masculinity and femininity which shape ...
  • Jackson, Robin(2013)
    The Roman 'small town' of Ariconium in southern Herefordshire has long been known as an important iron production center but has remained very poorly understood. The town is suggested to have developed from a late Iron Age ...
  • Gross, Melanie M.(2020)
    This study is devoted to the Neo-Assyrian royal household as it emerges from the available cuneiform sources. It addresses the functions as well as the conditions of life and work of the royal household personnel. It ...
  • Pfeifer, Guido; Grotkamp, Nadine(2017)
    "Antiquity is often utilized as a reference to provide a historical dimension for contemporary phenomena. This also holds true for the prevailing scientific discourse on alternative or adequate remedies of dispute resolution. ...
  • Gordon, Richard L.; Petridou, Georgia; Rüpke, Jörg(2017)
    (History of Religion: Essays and Preliminary Studies) brings together the mutually constitutive aspects of the study of religion(s)—contextualized data, theory, and disciplinary positioning—and engages them from a critical ...
  • Handley, Agata; Dzikowska, Elzbieta Katarzyna(2017)
    This collection of articles is the outcome of extensive investigations into archival materials, concerning the involvement of various nations in the Great War. The authors analyse the wartime experiences of individuals and ...
  • Kiyanrad, Sarah; Theis, Christoffer; Willer, Laura(2018)
    The series Material Text Cultures is the publication organ of the Collaborative Research Center 933 of the same name at Heidelberg University, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The series publishes collections ...
  • Barry, Jennifer(2019)
    Flight during times of persecution has a long and fraught history in early Christianity. In the third century, bishops who fled were cowards or, worse yet, heretics. On the face of it, it meant denial of Christ and thus ...
  • Belke, Klaus(2020-04)
    The book contains detailed introductory chapters regarding the borders of the area in question, its history and church history, communications and economy in the Byzantine period. The body of the book consists of an ...
  • Belke, Klaus(2020-04)
    The book contains detailed introductory chapters regarding the borders of the area in question, its history and church history, communications and economy in the Byzantine period. The body of the book consists of an ...
  • Belke, Klaus(2020-04)
    The book contains detailed introductory chapters regarding the borders of the area in question, its history and church history, communications and economy in the Byzantine period. The body of the book consists of an ...
  • Belke, Klaus(2020-04)
    The book contains detailed introductory chapters regarding the borders of the area in question, its history and church history, communications and economy in the Byzantine period. The body of the book consists of an ...
  • Geitz, Eckhard; Vater, Christian; Zimmer-Merkle, Silke(2020)
  • Rüpke, Jörg; Wallraff, Martin(2016)
    1,700 years ago, the Roman emperors Constantine and Licinius granted religious freedom – even and particularly for Christianity. The religious policy of Constantine is often associated with the modern ideal of tolerance. ...
  • Steinert, Ulrike(2016)
    Assyriology; Mesopotamia; Ancient Near East
  • du Plessis, Paul J.(2016-09-21)
    This volume brings together an international team of scholars to debate Cicero's role in the narrative of Roman law in the late Republic – a role that has been minimised or overlooked in previous scholarship. This reflects ...
  • Ariantzi, Despoina(2017)
    The Millennium Studies seek to cross borders, boundaries between epochs and regional spaces, as well as boundaries between disciplines. Millennium is international, transdisciplinary and epoch-wide. The editorial board and ...
  • Gardner, Andrew; Herring, Edward; Lomas, Kathryn(2013)
    Questions of ethnic and cultural identities are central to the contemporary understanding of the Roman world. The expansion of Rome across Italy, the Mediterranean, and beyond entailed encounters with a wide range of ...
  • Hekster, Olivier; de Kleijn, Gerda; Slootjes, Daniëlle(2007)
    This volume presents the proceedings of the seventh workshop of the international thematic network Impact of Empire, which concentrates on the history of the Roman Empire. It focuses on the impact that crises had on the ...
  • Ramsl, Peter C.(2011)
    This publication is the first monographic result of the APART project “Migration Phenomena in the Early La Tène Period” and the Austrian Science Fund project “The Celtic cemetery in Mannersdorf (Lower Austria) in the context ...
  • Steskal, Martin(2010)
    Im letzten Jahrzehnt vor der Zeitenwende wird im Norden des ephesischen Staatsmarktes ein Gebäude errichtet, das uns heute als eines der wenigen sicher identifizierten Prytaneia der griechisch-römischen Welt bekannt ist. ...
  • Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke(2020)
    In studies of the Roman elite, scholars have focused on their intensive and restricted commitment to political and military achievement. This book critically considers the lasting exclusivity of this way of life, widening ...
  • (2020)
    The volume, which has emerged from an international conference of the same title, unites a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary contributions on invasions of Goths and other Germanic tribes into the Roman Empire, ...
  • Sanders, Ed(2019)
    Arising out of a conference on ‘Erôs in Ancient Greece’, the articles in this volume share a historicizing approach to the conventions and expectations of erôs in the context of the polis, in the Archaic and Classical ...
  • den Boer, Lucas; Cecil, Elizabeth A.(2020)
    The contributions to this book address a series of ´confrontations`—debates between intellectual communities, the interplay of texts and images, and the intersection of monumental architecture and physical terrain—and ...
  • Michael Schneider, Rolf; Rankin, Elizabeth(2020)
    The book is a rare case study of the dynamics, processes and shifts around the creation and reading of one of the world’s major monuments, through all the processes of its design and making. The frieze which represents the ...
  • Michael Schneider, Rolf; Rankin, Elizabeth(2020)
    The book is a rare case study of the dynamics, processes and shifts around the creation and reading of one of the world’s major monuments, through all the processes of its design and making. The frieze which represents the ...
  • Hekster, Olivier; Kaizer, Ted(2011)
    This volume presents the proceedings of the ninth workshop of the international network 'Impact of Empire', which concentrates on the history of the Roman Empire. It focuses on different ways in which Rome created, changed ...
  • Reden, Sitta(2020)
    The notion of the “Silk Road” that the German geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen invented in the 19th century has lost attraction to scholars in light of large amounts of new evidence and new approaches. The handbook ...
  • Southwood, Katherine E.(2021)
    This book focuses on the expressions used to describe Job’s body in pain and on the reactions of his friends to explore the moral and social world reflected in the language and the values that their speeches betray. A key ...
  • Southwood, Katherine E.(2021)
    "This book focuses on the expressions used to describe Job’s body in pain and on the reactions of his friends to explore the moral and social world reflected in the language and the values that their speeches betray. A ...
  • Amodio, Mark C.(2020)
    This collection brings together newly commissioned and cutting-edge essays on oral text and tradition ranging from the ancient and medieval world to the present day by a leading group of European and North American oral ...
  • Alstola, Tero(2019)
    In Judeans in Babylonia, Tero Alstola presents a comprehensive investigation of deportees in the sixth and fifth centuries BCE. By using cuneiform documents as his sources, he offers the first book-length social historical ...
  • Hölscher, Tonio(2019)
    Images of war in Greek and Roman art reveal much more than the mere veneration of victory and glory. This book examines ancient Greek and Roman sculpture and memorials to reveal the ambivalent motivating forces that underlie ...

 

  • Skre, Dagfinn(2020)
    This book discusses the 3rd–11th century developments that led to the formation of the three Scandinavian kingdoms in the Viking Age. Wide-ranging studies of communication routes, regional identities, judicial territories, ...
  • Nantet, Emmanuel(2020)
    "This book represents a significant contribution to the fields of Hellenistic archaeology, Hellenistic economy, naval architecture and shipping in the eastern Mediterranean. It asks (and answers) questions that are often ...
  • Halbertsma, R. B.(2003)
    Today, the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden is internationally known for its outstanding archaeological collections. Yet its origins lie in an insignificant assortment of artefacts used for study by Leiden University. ...
  • Scappaticcio, Maria Chiara(2020)
    This is the first volume dedicated exclusively to the historiographical work by Seneca the Elder, after the recent discovery of a fragmentary roll from Herculaneum bearing traces of his Historiae. Contributions not only ...
  • Moore, Kenneth Royce(2005)
    Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to ...
  • Buccellati, Federico; Hageneuer, Sebastian; van der Heyden, Sylva; Levenson, Felix(2019)
    When talking about monuments, size undeniably matters – or does it? But how else can we measure monumentality? Bringing together researchers from various fields such as archaeology, museology, history, sociology, Mesoamerican ...
  • Knodell, Alex R.(2021)
    A free open access ebook is available upon publication. Learn more at <a href="https://www.luminosoa.org/" target="_blank">www.luminosoa.org</a>.<BR /><BR /> Situated at the disciplinary boundary ...
  • Haul, Michael(2009)
  • Haul, Michael,(2009)
    Überlieferte Originalstelen mit Inschriften der großen Könige Sargon und Narām-Sîn von Akkade, die im 23. Jahrhundert v. Chr. als erste ein Weltreich eroberten, sowie mündlich tradierte Sagen haben diesen beiden Königen ...
  • Steinert, Ulrike(2020)
    "Systems of Classification in Premodern Medical Cultures puts historical illness concepts in cross-cultural perspective, investigating perceptions, constructions and experiences of health and illness from antiquity to the ...
  • Attinger, Pascal; Cavigneaux, Antoine; Mittermayer, Catherine; Novák, Mirko(2018)
    This book contains the proceedings of the 61e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, which was held in Geneva and Bern in Switzerland from 22nd until 26th June 2015. The overarching conference theme “Text and Image” ...
  • Dunn, Stuart; Mahoney, Simon(2019)
    This edited volume collects together peer-reviewed papers that initially emanated from presentations at Digital Classicist seminars and conference panels. This wide-ranging volume showcases exemplary applications of digital ...
  • Raheem, Kamal Rasheed; Matthews, Wendy; Richardson, Amy; Matthews, Roger(2020)
    The Eastern Fertile Crescent region of western Iran and eastern Iraq hosted major developments in the transition from hunter-forager to farmer-herder lifestyles through the Early Neolithic period, 10,000-7000 BC. Within ...
  • Wasserman, Nathan(2020)
    The story of the primeval cataclysmic flood which wiped out all life on earth, save for one family, is found in different ancient Mesopotamian texts whence it reached the Biblical and Classical literary traditions. The ...
  • de Blois, Lukas; Funke, Peter; Hahn, Johannes(2006)
    The fifth volume Impact of Empire (Roman Empire, 200 BC-AD 476) focuses on the impact of imperial Rome on religion, treating connections between Roman expansion and religion; the imperial impact on local cults; priests, ...
  • de Blois, Lukas; Lo Cascio, Elio; Hekster, Olivier; de Kleijn, Gerda(2007)
    This sixth volume of the network Impact of Empire offers a comprehensive reading on the economic, political, religious and cultural impact of Roman military forces on the regions that were dominated by the Roman Empire. ...
  • Stevenson, Alice(2015)
    The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology first opened its doors in 1915, and since then has attracted visitors from all over the world as well as providing valuable teaching resources. Named after its founder, the pioneering ...
  • de Blois, Lukas; Erdkamp, Paul; Hekster, Olivier; de Kleijn, Gerda; Mols, Stephan(2003)
    Ancient history: to c 500 CE
  • Pettinger, Andrew(2012)
    M. Scribonius Drusus Libo has always been considered an inexplicable victim of predatory prosecutors, destroyed in the changed conditions of Tiberius’ succession to the founder of the Principate. This is wrong. Drusus Libo ...
  • Celkyte, Aiste(2020)
    Highlights the important contribution Stoic philosophy made to aesthetics Shows that this is a largely unexplored area of interest to scholars of both ancient philosophy and aesthetics Analyses material to show ...

 

  • de Blois, L.; Rich, J.(2002)
    Ancient history: to c 500 CE
  • Peppard, Michael(2016)
    Michael Peppard provides a historical and theological reassessment of the oldest Christian building ever discovered, the third-century house-church at Dura-Europos. Contrary to commonly held assumptions about Christian ...
  • Pohl, Walter; Gantner, Clemens; Grifoni, Cinzia; Pollheimer-Mohaupt, Marianne(2018)
    Few pre-modern empires had an impact on their subjects comparable to that of the Roman Empire. Over time, being Roman could mean many different things, e.g. Latin speakers under barbarian rule, subjects of the Byzantine ...
  • Hagemann, Hannah-Lena; Heidemann, Stefan(2020)
    To integrate the regions of the early Islamic Empire from Central Asia to North Africa, transregional and regional elites of various backgrounds were essential. The papers analyze elite groups, their structures and networks, ...
  • Wyssmann, Patrick(2019)
  • Anthonioz, Stéphanie; Mouton, Alice; Petit, Daniel(2019)
    The nature of divine speech in Antiquity in the Mediterranean Basin has often been the object of scholarly analysis, especially regarding its divinatory context and questions of genre and rhetoric. The present volume not ...
  • Waerzeggers, Caroline; Seire, Maarja(2018)
    In the summer of 484 BCE Babylonia revolted against Xerxes, king of Persia. In recent years, a debate has crystallized around the nature of Xerxes’ response to this challenge. This volume continues and expands this debate. ...

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