Late Antiquity & Byzantium

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  1. Lost Treasures of the Bible

    Lost Treasures of the Bible [Paperback]

    Clyde E. Fant (Author); Mitchell G. Reddish (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

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    ISBN: 9780802828811
    Published by : William B. Eerdmans
    This book describes and analyses over one hundred artefacts on display in museums around the world, linking them into a roughly chronological overview of Ancient Near Eastern history. The book is clearly aimed at those who have arrived at an in... .... Learn More
  2. Encounters

    Encounters: Travel and Money in the Byzantine World [Paperback]

    Eurydice S. Georganteli (Author); Barrie Cook (Author)

    Regular Price: £6.95

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    ISBN: 9781904832270
    Published by : Art Books International
    The study of Byzantine coins is essentially the study of Byzantine routes and communications within and outside Byzantium's borders, of the empire's political and socio-economic development and of its cultural relations with its eastern and we... .... Learn More
  3. Constantine the Great

    Constantine the Great: Warlord of Rome [Hardback]

    Elizabeth James (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848841185
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Constantine the Great is a titanic figure in Roman, and indeed world history. Most famed for making Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire (and thus ensuring its survival and spread), and for moving the seat of imperial rule to 'Ne... .... Learn More
  4. Church and Society in Late Byzantium

    Church and Society in Late Byzantium [Paperback]

    Dimiter Angelov (Editor)

    Regular Price: £24.99

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    ISBN: 9781580441438
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    It has long been noted that the prestige and power of the church were steadily growing in the period of the late Byzantine empire, a tendency that was complex, multifaceted, and sometimes ambivalent. The essays in this collection seek to shed ligh... .... Learn More
  5. The Sword and the Stylus

    The Sword and the Stylus: An Introduction to Wisdom in the Age of Empires [Paperback]

    Leo G. Perdue (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780802862457
    Published by : William B. Eerdmans
    Leo Perdue here argues from a sociohistorical approach that the proper understanding of ancient wisdom literature requires one to move out of the realm of philosophical idealism into the flesh and blood of human history. Arguing that wisdom was... .... Learn More
  6. Desiring Conversion

    Desiring Conversion: Hermas, Tecla, Aseneth [Hardback]

    B. Diane Lipsett (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199754519
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    elf-restraint or self-mastery may appear to be the opposite of erotic desire. But in this nuanced, literary analysis, Diane Lipsett traces the intriguing interplay of desire and self-restraint in three ancient tales of conversion: The Shepherd ... .... Learn More
  7. Literary Territories

    Literary Territories: Cartographical Thinking in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Scott Fitzgerald Johnson (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9780190221232
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Literary Territories introduces readers to a wide range of literature from 200-900 CE in which geography is a defining principle of literary art. From accounts of Holy Land pilgrimage, to Roman mapmaking, to the systematization of Ptolemy's scient... .... Learn More
  8. Theodora

    Theodora: Empress of Byzantium [Hardback]

    Paolo Cesaretti (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.95

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    ISBN: 9780865652378
    Published by : The Vendome Press
    A lively biography of Theodora, written in an unusual novelistic style with imaginative reconstructions, which traces her rise from humble beginnings to rulership as wife of the emperor Justinian. Cesaretti balances the scandalous tales of Procopi... .... Learn More
  9. Inventing Latin Heretics

    Inventing Latin Heretics: Byzantines and the Filioque in the Ninth Century [Hardback]

    Tia M. Kolbaba (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9781580441339
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Focusing on the ninth-century beginnings of Byzantine writings against the Latin addition of the Filioque to the creed, Inventing Latin Heretics illuminates several aspects of Byzantine thought—their self-definition, their theology, their uniquely... .... Learn More
  10. Augustine

    Augustine: The Confessions [Paperback]

    Gillian Clark (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781904675037
    Published by : Bristol Phoenix Press
    The Confessions , written at the close of the 4th century CE, is a highly significant text in the history of European culture. Augustine explains just how and why he came to abandon a successful career and the personal enjoyments of a largely ... .... Learn More

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