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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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)

    £111.95

    ISBN: 9780520281448
    Published by : University of California Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  4. Arguing it Out: Discussion in Twelfth-Century Byzantium

    Arguing it Out: Discussion in Twelfth-Century Byzantium [Paperback]

    Averil Cameron (Author)

    £15.99

    ISBN: 9789633861110
    Published by : Central European University Press
    In this book the author contends - and this is not a very widely held view - that Byzantium deserves to be considered an influential part of the broader development of Europe, even though its borders also reached out to the vast territories o... .... Learn More
  5. The Rhetorical Exercises of Nikephoros Basilakes: Progymnasmata from Twelfth-Century Byzantium

    The Rhetorical Exercises of Nikephoros Basilakes: Progymnasmata from Twelfth-Century Byzantium [Hardback]

    Jeffrey Beneker (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674660243
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Progymnasmata, preliminary exercises in the study of declamation, were the cornerstone of elite education from Hellenistic through Byzantine times. Using material from Greek literary, mythological, and historical traditions, students and writ... .... Learn More
  6. Nectar and Illusion: Nature in Byzantine Art and Literature

    Nectar and Illusion: Nature in Byzantine Art and Literature [Paperback]

    Henry Maguire (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9780190497101
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Nature and Illusion is the first extended treatment of the portrayal of nature in Byzantine art and literature. In this richly illustrated study, Henry Maguire shows how the Byzantines embraced terrestrial creation in the decoration of their ... .... Learn More
  7. The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800-1558

    The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800-1558 [Hardback]

    Rita Copeland (Editor)

    £170.00

    ISBN: 9780199587230
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature (OHCREL) is designed to offer a comprehensive investigation of the numerous and diverse ways in which literary texts of the classical world have stimulated responses and refashio... .... Learn More
  8. Between City and School: Selected Orations of Libanius

    Between City and School: Selected Orations of Libanius [Paperback]

    Raffaella Cribiore (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781781382530
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    Series: Translated Texts for Historians
    This book is a collection of 12 relatively unknown orations of Libanius in English translation. It includes an introduction and copious notes. Libanius was a major figure in the fourth century East as an intellectual, a professor of rhetoric,... .... Learn More
  9. The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity

    The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Lloyd P. Gerson (Editor)

    £59.99

    ISBN: 9781107558809
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity comprises over forty specially commissioned essays by experts on the philosophy of the period 200-800 CE. Designed as a successor to The Cambridge History of Later Greek and Early Medieval... .... Learn More
  10. Boethius Consolation of Philosophy as a Product of Late Antiquity

    Boethius Consolation of Philosophy as a Product of Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Antonio Donato (Author)

    £21.99

    ISBN: 9781474228572
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    In the last fifty years the field of Late Antiquity has advanced significantly. Today we have a picture of this period that is more precise and accurate than before. However, the study of one of the most significant texts of this age, Boethiu... .... Learn More

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