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  1. Rhetorical Strategies in Late Antique Literature: Images, Metatexts and Interpretation

    Rhetorical Strategies in Late Antique Literature: Images, Metatexts and Interpretation [Hardback]

    Alberto J. Quiroga Puertas (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9789004340091
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Mnemosyne, Supplements / Mnemosyne, Supplements, Late Antique Literature
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Rhetorical Strategies in Late Antique Literature: Images, Metatexts and Interpretation offers new and penetrating insights into the rhetorical nature of a selection of works from the fourth and fifth centuries, with the intent of providing innovat... .... Learn More
  2. Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics

    Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics [Paperback]

    Charles Barber (Editor); Stratis Papaioannou (Editor)

    £45.50

    ISBN: 9780268100490
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Series: Michael Psellos in Translation
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    Michael Psellos has long been known as a key figure in the history of Byzantine literary and intellectual culture, but his theoretical and critical reflections on literature and art are little known outside of a small circle of specialists. Most f... .... Learn More
  3. Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics

    Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics [Hardback]

    Charles Barber (Editor); Stratis Papaioannou (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780268100483
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Series: Michael Psellos in Translation
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Michael Psellos has long been known as a key figure in the history of Byzantine literary and intellectual culture, but his theoretical and critical reflections on literature and art are little known outside of a small circle of specialists. Most f... .... Learn More
  4. Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher

    Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher [Hardback]

    Edward J. Watts (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780190210038
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Women in Antiquity
    A philosopher, mathematician, and martyr, Hypatia is one of antiquity's best-known female intellectuals. For the sixteen centuries following her murder by a mob of Christians Hypatia has been remembered in books, poems, plays, paintings, and films... .... Learn More
  5. Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide

    Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide [Hardback]

    Cristiana Sogno (Editor); Bradley K. Storin (Editor); Edward J. Watts (Editor)

    £124.95

    ISBN: 9780520281448
    Published by : University of California Press
    This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of the extant Greek and Latin letter collections of late antiquity (ca. 300–600 C.E.). Bringing together an international team of historians, classicists, and scholars of religion, it illu... .... Learn More
  6. Nicholas Mesarites: His Life and Works (in Translation)

    Nicholas Mesarites: His Life and Works (in Translation) [Hardback]

    Michael Angold (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781786940063
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    Series: Translated Texts for Byzantinists
    Volume: 4
    The aim of this book is to make accessible to a wider audience the works of Nicholas Mesarites, who deserves to be better known than he is. He was an ecclesiastic, who from the turn of the twelfth century provides a vivid record from personal expe... .... Learn More
  7. Prudentius, Spain, and Late Antique Christianity

    Prudentius, Spain, and Late Antique Christianity: Poetry, Visual Culture, and the Cult of Martyrs [Hardback]

    Paula Hershkowitz (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107149601
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book provides an innovative approach to the Hispano-Roman Christian poet Prudentius and his poetry. It is a breakthrough in Prudentian scholarship which unifies the differing disciplines of history, archaeology, literature and art histor... .... Learn More
  8. Theodore Metochites: Poems

    Theodore Metochites: Poems [Paperback]

    I D Polemis (Editor)

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9782503570396
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Corpus Christianorum in Translation
    Volume: 26
    Theodore Metochites (ca.1270-1332), an important writer of Late Byzantium, composed twenty long Poems in dactylic verse, which constitute an unicum in Byzantine Literature. Some of them are clearly autobiographic, offering important details a... .... Learn More
  9. Gifts of Clothing in Late Antique Literature

    Gifts of Clothing in Late Antique Literature [Hardback]

    N.K. Rollason (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472435736
    Published by : Routledge
    Both clothing and gifts in the ancient world have separately been the subject of much scholarly discussion because they were an integral part of Greek and Roman society and identity, creating and reinforcing the relationships which kept a com... .... Learn More
  10. Globalization of Knowledge in the Post-Antique Mediterranean 700-1500

    Globalization of Knowledge in the Post-Antique Mediterranean 700-1500 [Hardback]

    Sonja Brentjes (Editor); Jurgen Renn (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472456564
    Published by : Routledge
    The contributions to this volume enter into a dialogue about the routes, modes and institutions that transferred and transformed knowledge across the late antique Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf. Each contribution not only presents a diffe... .... Learn More

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