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. From Goths to Varangians

    From Goths to Varangians: Communication & Cultural Exchange Between the Baltic &the Black Sea [Hardback]

    Line Bjerg (Editor); John H. Lind (Editor); Søren M. Sindbaek (Editor)

    £62.10

    ISBN: 9788779345379
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Black Sea Studies Series)
    In late Antiquity, archaeology demonstrates lively and far-flung exchange along the river Dniester, through current Poland to the Baltic. By the 11th century the former Barbaricum had been transformed into a string of Christian kingdoms and princi... .... Learn More
  2. Liturgical Subjects: Christian Ritual, Biblical Narrative, and the Formation of the Self in Byzantium

    Liturgical Subjects: Christian Ritual, Biblical Narrative, and the Formation of the Self in Byzantium [Paperback]

    Derek Krueger (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

    Special Price: £18.00

    ISBN: 9780812224108
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion
    Liturgical Subjects examines the history of the self in the Byzantine Empire, challenging narratives of Christian subjectivity that focus only on classical antiquity and the Western Middle Ages. As Derek Krueger demonstrates, Orthodox Christian in... .... Learn More
  3. Eusebius of Caesarea: Against Marcellus

    Eusebius of Caesarea: Against Marcellus [Hardback]

    Kelly Spoerl (Translator); Markus Vinzent (Translator)

    Regular Price: £41.50

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    ISBN: 9780813229911
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Series: Fathers of the Church Series
    This is the first English translation of the last two theological works of Eusebius of Caesarea, Against Marcellus and On Ecclesiastical Theology. The first text was composed after the deposition of Marcellus of Ancyra in 336 to justify the action... .... Learn More
  4. Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath

    Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath [Hardback]

    Natalia B. Teteriatnikov (Author)

    £72.95

    ISBN: 9780884024231
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    The architectural jewel of Constantinople is the church of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), constructed 532–537 CE. Although the edifice built by Justinian remains almost intact, only some of its original mosaics survive. In the first comprehensive stu... .... Learn More
  5. The Life of Saint Neilos of Rossano

    The Life of Saint Neilos of Rossano [Hardback]

    Raymond L. Capra (Editor); Ines A. Murzaku (Editor); Douglas J. Milewski (Editor)

    Regular Price: £19.95

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    ISBN: 9780674977044
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library
    The Life of Saint Neilos of Rossano is a masterpiece of historically accurate Italo-Greek monastic literature. Neilos, who died in 1004, vividly exemplifies the preoccupations of Greek monks in southern Italy under the Byzantine Empire. A restless... .... Learn More
  6. Gaiseric: The Vandal Who Sacked Rome

    Gaiseric: The Vandal Who Sacked Rome [Hardback]

    Ian Hughes (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781781590188
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    While Gaiseric has not become a household name like other 'barbarian' leaders such as Attila or Genghis Khan, his sack of Rome in AD455 has made his tribe, the Vandals, synonymous with mindless destruction. Gaiseric, however, was no moronic thug, ... .... Learn More
  7. Justiniana Prima - An Underestimated Aspect of Justinian's Church Policy

    Justiniana Prima - An Underestimated Aspect of Justinian's Church Policy [Paperback]

    Stanislaw Turlej (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9788323341895
    Published by : Jagiellonian University Press
    The book explores the history of Justiniana Prima, a city built by Emperor Justinian I (527-565) in his birthplace near Nis in present-day Serbia. Previous studies focused on determining the city's location, underestimating the significance of ana... .... Learn More
  8. Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics

    Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics [Paperback]

    Charles Barber (Editor); Stratis Papaioannou (Editor)

    £42.50

    ISBN: 9780268100490
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Series: Michael Psellos in Translation
    Michael Psellos has long been known as a key figure in the history of Byzantine literary and intellectual culture, but his theoretical and critical reflections on literature and art are little known outside of a small circle of specialists. Most f... .... Learn More
  9. Il caso studio delle necropoli longobarde in area danubiana

    Il caso studio delle necropoli longobarde in area danubiana [Paperback]

    Federica Codromaz (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781407315874
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2851
    This book, based on the author's doctoral thesis, focuses on the funerary customs and the society of the Langobards in the last phase of the migration period. Several theories about identity and ethnicity in the Middle Ages, developed in the field... .... Learn More
  10. Graphic Signs of Identity, Faith, and Power in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

    Graphic Signs of Identity, Faith, and Power in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Ildar H Garipzanov (Editor); Caroline Goodson (Editor); Henry Maguire (Editor)

    £93.50

    ISBN: 9782503567242
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Cursor Mundi
    Volume: 27
    In this volume, twelve specialists examine the role of graphic signs such as cross signs, christograms, and monograms in the late Roman and post-Roman worlds and the contexts that facilitated their dissemination in diverse media. The essays collec... .... Learn More

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