Late Antiquity & Byzantium

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Theodora

    Theodora: Empress of Byzantium [Hardback]

    Paolo Cesaretti (Author)

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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
  4. Inventing Latin Heretics

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

    Tia M. Kolbaba (Author)

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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
  5. 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
  6. Six Byzantine Portraits

    Six Byzantine Portraits [Hardback]

    Dimitri Obolensky (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198219514
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    A study of the careers of six diverse figures from the wider area of Byzantine religious and cultural influence defined by Obolensky as the Byzantine commonwealth. The six are Clement of Ohrid, Vladimir Monomakh, Sava of Serbia, Cyprian of Kiev an... .... Learn More
  7. Christianity: A Global History

    Christianity: A Global History [Paperback]

    David Chidester (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780140257113
    Published by : Penguin Books Ltd
    In this impressive history of Christianity David Chidester emphasises the diverse manifestations of the religion, first tracing its origins and theological developments through the medieval centuries, before concentrating on its expansion to all c... .... Learn More
  8. Approaching the Apocalypse

    Approaching the Apocalypse: A Short History of Christian Millenarianism [Paperback]

    John M. Court (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781845117597
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Embracing two thousand years of intense and fiery admonition, "Approaching the Apocalypse" offers students of religion, history and politics the definitive handbook to Doomsday. Ideas about divinely-inspired disaster have an enduring place in the ... .... Learn More
  9. Jerusalem 1

    Jerusalem 1 [Paperback]

    Graeme Auld (Author); M. L. Steiner (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780718829018
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    A book which demonstrates that there is moe to the archaeology of Jeruslem than the city of David and Herod's temple. Tracing the development of the city from the Bronze Age to 200 BCE, the book culminates in a tour around the perimeter of the... .... Learn More
  10. The History of Anti-Semitism

    The History of Anti-Semitism: From the Time of Christ to the Court Jews [Hardback]

    Leon Poliakov (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812237665
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    This first volume of Poliakov's history of anti-semitism systematically traces the twists and turns of hatred against Jews as it developed from Roman times to the end of the eighteenth century. Chiefly the history of prejudice against the Ashkenaz... .... Learn More

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