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

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    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. 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
  3. Butrint 7

    Butrint 7: Beyond Butrint: Kalivo, Çuka e Aitoit and their surroundings: Surveys and Excavations by the Italian Archaeological Mission, the Albanian Institute of Archaeology and the Butrint Foundation, 1928–2015 [Hardback]

    Richard Hodges (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254334
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Butrint Archaeological Monographs
    Volume: 7
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    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 It includes unpublished archive reports discovered in Rome and Tirana, commentaries on their methodology and history, ...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
  4. A Globalised Visual Culture?

    A Globalised Visual Culture?: Towards a Geography of Late Antique Art [Hardback]

    Fabio Guidetti (Editor); Katharina Meinecke (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789254464
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Late Antique artefacts, and the images they carry, attest to a highly connected visual culture from ca. 300 to 800 C.E. On the one hand, the same decorative motifs and iconographies are found across various genres of visual and material culture, i... .... Learn More
  5. City Walls in Late Antiquity

    City Walls in Late Antiquity: An Empire-wide Perspective [Hardback]

    Emanuele Intagliata (Editor); Christopher Courault (Editor); Simon J. Barker (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789253641
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The construction of urban defences was one of the hallmarks of the late Roman and late-antique periods (300–600 AD) throughout the western and eastern empire. City walls were the most significant construction projects of their time and they redefi... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Dariali: The 'Caspian Gates' in the Caucasus from Antiquity to the Age of the Huns and the Middle Ages

    Dariali: The 'Caspian Gates' in the Caucasus from Antiquity to the Age of the Huns and the Middle Ages: The Joint Georgian-British Dariali Gorge Excavations and Surveys 2013-2016 [Hardback]

    Eberhard Sauer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789251920
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: British Institute of Persian Studies Archaeological Monograph Series
    Volume: 6
    The Huns, invading through Dariali Gorge on the modern-day border between Russia and Georgia in AD 395 and 515, spread terror across the late antique world. Was this the prelude to the apocalypse? Prophecies foresaw a future Hunnic onslaught, via ... .... Learn More
  8. The Divine Liturgy of Our Father Among the Saints Basil the Great

    The Divine Liturgy of Our Father Among the Saints Basil the Great: Parallel Slavonic-English Text [Hardback]

    Holy Trinity Monastery (Other)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780884654346
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
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    This convenient pocket-sized book contains the necessary texts for the celebration of the liturgy of St Basil the Great by the priest and deacon, interpolated with comprehensive rubrical directions. Texts sung by the choir are also shown. The para... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. The Divine Liturgies of the Holy Apostle James, Brother of the Lord

    The Divine Liturgies of the Holy Apostle James, Brother of the Lord: Slavonic-English Parallel Text [Hardback]

    Vitaly Permiakov (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780884654308
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
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    The Divine Liturgy of Saint James is the eucharistic rite of the ancient Church of Jerusalem and the most ancient extant liturgy of the Eastern Church. In recent decades, the frequency of its use has increased throughout the Orthodox Church. This ... .... Learn More

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