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. 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
  2. Alexander the Great in the Early Christian Tradition: Classical Reception and Patristic Literature

    Alexander the Great in the Early Christian Tradition: Classical Reception and Patristic Literature [Hardback]

    Christian Thrue Djurslev (Author)

    £59.00

    ISBN: 9781788311649
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: Library of Classical Studies
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    What has Alexander the Great to do with Jesus Christ? Or the legendary king's conquest of the Persian Empire (335-23 BCE) to do with the prophecies of the Old Testament? In many ways, the early Christian writings on Alexander and his legacy provid... .... Learn More
  3. Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

    Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy [Hardback]

    Adrastos Omissi (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780198824824
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Byzantium
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    One of the great maxims of history is that it is written by the victors, and nowhere does this find greater support than in the later Roman Empire. Between 284 and 395 AD, no fewer than 37 men claimed imperial power, though today we recognize bare... .... Learn More
  4. On God, The Soul, Evil and the Rise of Christianity

    On God, The Soul, Evil and the Rise of Christianity [Hardback]

    John Peter Kenney (Author)

    £54.00

    ISBN: 9781501313998
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Reading Augustine
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    Reading Augustine is a new line of books offering personal readings of St. Augustine of Hippo from leading philosophers and religious scholars. The aim of the series is to make clear Augustine's importance to contemporary thought and to present Au... .... Learn More
  5. Palmyra after Zenobia AD 273-750

    Palmyra after Zenobia AD 273-750: An Archaeological and Historical Reappraisal [Hardback]

    Emanuele E. Intagliata (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785709425
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    This book casts light on a much neglected phase of the UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra, namely the period between the fall of the Palmyrene ‘Empire’ (AD 272) and the end of the Umayyad dominion (AD 750).
     
    The goal of the b... .... Learn More
  6. Enslaved Leadership in Early Christianity

    Enslaved Leadership in Early Christianity [Hardback]

    Katherine Shaner (Author)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9780190275068
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Enslaved persons were ubiquitous in the first- and second-century CE Roman Empire, and early Christian texts reflect this fact. Yet the implications of enslaved presence in religious practices are under-examined in early Christian and Roman histor... .... Learn More
  7. Philo of Alexandria and the Construction of Jewishness in Early Christian Writings

    Philo of Alexandria and the Construction of Jewishness in Early Christian Writings [Hardback]

    Jennifer Otto (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198820727
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies
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    Philo of Alexandria and the Construction of Jewishness in Early Christian Writings investigates portrayals of the first-century philosopher and exegete Philo of Alexandria, in the writings of Clement of Alexandria, Origen, and Eusebius. It argues ... .... Learn More
  8. Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing: Guide Byzantine Historical Writing

    Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing: Guide Byzantine Historical Writing [Paperback]

    Leonora Neville (Author); Irina Tamarkina (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781107691162
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This handy reference guide makes it easier to access and understand histories written in Greek between 600 and 1480 CE. Covering classicizing histories that continued ancient Greek traditions of historiography, sweeping, fast-paced 'chronicle' typ... .... Learn More
  9. Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing: Guide Byzantine Historical Writing

    Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing: Guide Byzantine Historical Writing [Hardback]

    Leonora Neville (Author); Irina Tamarkina (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781107039988
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This handy reference guide makes it easier to access and understand histories written in Greek between 600 and 1480 CE. Covering classicizing histories that continued ancient Greek traditions of historiography, sweeping, fast-paced 'chronicle' typ... .... Learn More
  10. Sight, Touch, and Imagination in Byzantium

    Sight, Touch, and Imagination in Byzantium [Hardback]

    Roland Betancourt (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781108424745
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Considering the interrelations between sight, touch, and imagination, this book surveys classical, late antique, and medieval theories of vision to elaborate on how various spheres of the Byzantine world categorized and comprehended sensation and ... .... Learn More

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