Late Antiquity & Byzantium

The Roman Empire from the rise of Christianity in the fourth century to its fall in the west in the fifth, and the Eastern/Byzantine Empire through to its fall in the fifteenth century.

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  1. Ancient Arms Race: Antiquity's Largest Fortresses and Sasanian Military Networks of Northern Iran

    Ancient Arms Race: Antiquity's Largest Fortresses and Sasanian Military Networks of Northern Iran: A joint fieldwork project by the Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handcraft and Tourism Organisation and the Universities of Edinburgh and Durham (2014-2016) [Hardback]

    Eberhard Sauer (Editor); Jebrael Nokandeh (Editor); Hamid Omrani Rekavandi (Editor)

    Regular Price: £80.00

    Special Price: £64.00

    ISBN: 9781789254624
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Which ancient army boasted the largest fortifications, and how did the competitive build-up of military capabilities shape world history? Few realise that imperial Rome had a serious competitor in Late Antiquity. Late Roman legionary bases, normal... .... Learn More
  2. Gaming Greekness

    Gaming Greekness: Cultural Agonism among Christians and Jews in the Roman Empire [Hardback]

    Allan Georgia (Author)

    £131.00

    ISBN: 9781463241230
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in Early Christianity and Patristics
    Volume: 76
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    How the Jewish and Christian communities that emerged in the early Roman Empire navigated a “Hellenistic” world is a longstanding and unsettled question. Recent scholarship on the intellectual cultures that developed among Greek subjects of Rome i... .... Learn More
  3. Imagining the Divine

    Imagining the Divine: Art in Religions of Late Antiquity across Eurasia [Paperback]

    Jaś Elsner (Editor); Rachel Wood (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592340
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 234
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    This groundbreaking volume brings together scholars of the art and archaeology of late antiquity (c. 200−1000), across cultures and regions reaching from India to Iberia, to discuss how objects can inform our understanding of religions. During thi... .... Learn More
  4. Petition and Performance in the Apologies of Justin Martyr

    Petition and Performance in the Apologies of Justin Martyr [Hardback]

    Brandon Cline (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781463239183
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in Early Christianity and Patristics 
    Volume: 75
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    Cline advances a suggestive reading of Justin Martyr's Apologies as a subjective appropriation of the forms and practices of the Roman system of petition and response. He offers an historical contextualization of the Apologies within both contempo... .... Learn More
  5. Universal Salvation and Freedom of Choice according to Origen of Alexandria

    Universal Salvation and Freedom of Choice according to Origen of Alexandria [Hardback]

    Lee Sytsma (Author)

    £114.00

    ISBN: 9781463239503
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in Early Christianity and Patristics 
    Volume: 74
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    The 3rd century theologian Origen of Alexandria has traditionally been famous for his belief in universal salvation. Yet, Origen is also famous for his insistence on moral autonomy, the fact that God allows each creature to freely choose to move i... .... Learn More
  6. The Christianization of the Late Roman Period

    The Christianization of the Late Roman Period: Cities, Churches, Synagogues, Palaces, Private Houses and Monasteries in the Early Christian Period [Hardback]

    Beat Brenk (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828722
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A collection of papers which have appeared during the last 10 to 15 years which aim to explain the phenomenon of Christianisation based on the examination of religious, social and economic case studies. Brenk traces the transformation of the l... .... Learn More
  7. The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani

    The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani: Architecture and Ornament [Hardback]

    Dora Piquet-Panayatova (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781899828913
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    This study deals with the churches of Oski and Iskhani, in the ancient Georgian province of Tao-Klardeti, now in eastern Turkey. Each church is examined separately, with a focus on the architecture and carved decoration. The architectural... .... Learn More
  8. Codex Zacynthius: Catena, Palimpsest, Lectionary

    Codex Zacynthius: Catena, Palimpsest, Lectionary [Hardback]

    H.A.G. Houghton (Editor); D.C. Parker (Editor)

    £116.00

    ISBN: 9781463241070
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Texts and Studies (Third Series)
    Volume: 21
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    This book consists of a series of studies of Codex Zacynthius (Cambridge, University Library MS Add. 10062), the earliest surviving New Testament commentary manuscript in catena format. A research project funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Resea... .... Learn More
  9. Butrint 7

    Butrint 7: Beyond Butrint: Kalivo, Mursi, Çuka e Aitoit, Diaporit and the Vrina Plain. Surveys and Excavations in the Pavllas River Valley, Albania, 1928-2015 [Hardback]

    David R. Hernandez (Editor); Richard Hodges (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £36.00

    ISBN: 9781789254334
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Butrint Archaeological Monographs
    Volume: 7
    This volume brings together a collection of reports and essays pertaining to the Butrint Foundation project at Butrint, Albania. It includes unpublished archive reports discovered in Rome and Tirana, commentaries on their methodology and history, ... .... Learn More
  10. Jacob of Sarug’s Homilies on the Six Days of Creation: The Sixth Day

    Jacob of Sarug’s Homilies on the Six Days of Creation: The Sixth Day [Paperback]

    Edward Mathews Jr (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781463242114
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Texts from Christian Late Antiquity
    Volume: 59
    In this sixth installment of the long Homily 71, On the Six Days of Creation, Jacob treats the events of the sixth day. .... Learn More

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