The Edges Of The Earth In Ancient Thought

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : James S. Romm | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 0691037884
ISBN 13 : 9780691037882

The "edges of the earth" became the basis of a literary tradition, surveyed here, revealing that the Greeks, and to a somewhat lesser extent the Romans, saw geography not as a bran..

The Edges Of The Earth In Ancient Thought

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : James S. Romm | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780691037882
ISBN 13 : 0691037884

The "edges of the earth" became the basis of a literary tradition, surveyed here, revealing that the Greeks, and to a somewhat lesser extent the Romans, saw geography not as a bran..

Tales Of The Barbarians

Pub Date : 2010-12-01 | Author : Greg Woolf | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 1444390805
ISBN 13 : 9781444390803

Tales of the Barbarians traces the creation of new mythologies in the wake of Roman expansion westward to the Atlantic, and offers the first application of modern ethnographic theo..

Sciences Of The Earth A G

Pub Date : 1998-01 | Author : Gregory Good | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 081530062X
ISBN 13 : 9780815300625

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company...

Unmanly Men

Pub Date : 2015-04-14 | Author : Brittany E. Wilson | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190266493
ISBN 13 : 019026649X

New Testament scholars typically assume that the men who pervade the pages of Luke's two volumes are models of an implied "manliness." Scholars rarely question how Lukan men measur..

Mesopotamian Poetic Language

Pub Date : 1996-01-01 | Author : Marianna E. Vogelzang | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9072371844
ISBN 13 : 9789072371843

This collection of articles is the result of the second meeting of the Mesopotamian Literature Group (Groningen), held in Groningen from 12 till 14 July 1993. The topics treated by..

Ancient Rome As A Museum

Pub Date : 2012-04-26 | Author : Steven Rutledge | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199573233
ISBN 13 : 0199573239

Ancient Rome as a Museum considers how cultural objects from the Roman Empire came to reflect, construct, and challenge Roman perceptions of power and identity. Rutledge argues tha..