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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. The Emperor in the Byzantine World

    The Emperor in the Byzantine World: Papers from the 47th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies [Hardback]

    Shaun Tougher (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781138218680
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies
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    The subject of the emperor in the Byzantine world may seem likely to be a well-studied topic but there is no book devoted to the emperor in general covering the span of the Byzantine empire. Of course there are studies on individual emperors, dyna... .... Learn More
  3. The Sixth Century: End or Beginning?

    The Sixth Century: End or Beginning? [Paperback]

    Pauline Allen (Editor); Elizabeth M. Jeffreys (Editor)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9781864200744
    Published by : Brill
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  4. Byzantine Macedonia: Identity, Image and History

    Byzantine Macedonia: Identity, Image and History [Paperback]

    John Burke (Editor); Roger Scott (Editor)

    £46.00

    ISBN: 9781876503062
    Published by : Brill
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    These nineteen papers are invaluable to anyone interested in the Macedonian heritage or in the economy, administration, history and representation of Macedonia during the course of the Byzantine empire.
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  5. John Kaminiates: The Capture of Thessaloniki

    John Kaminiates: The Capture of Thessaloniki [Paperback]

    David Frendo (Translator); Athanasios Fotiou (Translator)

    £46.00

    ISBN: 9781876503000
    Published by : Brill
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    During the ninth century the Saracen Arabs, who had been expelled from the caliphate of Spain, became an increasing threat to the Byzantine empire, particularly after they established themselves on the island of Crete. In 904 a Saracen force led b... .... Learn More
  6. Theodora: Actress, Empress, Saint

    Theodora: Actress, Empress, Saint [Paperback]

    David Potter (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9780190692759
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Women in Antiquity
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    Two of the most famous mosaics from the ancient world, in the church of San Vitale in Ravenna, depict the sixth-century emperor Justinian and, on the wall facing him, his wife, Theodora (497-548). This majestic portrait gives no inkling of Theodor... .... Learn More
  7. Being Christian in Vandal Africa: The Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West

    Being Christian in Vandal Africa: The Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West [Hardback]

    Robin Whelan (Author)

    £79.95

    ISBN: 9780520295957
    Published by : University of California Press
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    Being Christian in Vandal Africa investigates conflicts over Christian orthodoxy in the Vandal kingdom-the successor to Roman rule in North Africa, ca. 439 to 533 CE. Exploiting neglected texts, author Robin Whelan exposes a sophisticated culture ... .... Learn More
  8. The Goths: Lost Civilizations

    The Goths: Lost Civilizations [Hardback]

    David M. Gwynn (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9781780238456
    Published by : REAKTION BOOKS
    Series: Lost civilizations
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    The Goths are truly a 'lost civilization'. Sweeping down from the north, ancient Gothic tribes sacked the imperial city of Rome and set in motion the decline and fall of the western Roman Empire. Ostrogothic and Visigothic kings ruled over Italy a... .... Learn More
  9. Creating Memories in Late 8th-century Byzantium: The Short History of Nikephoros of Constantinople

    Creating Memories in Late 8th-century Byzantium: The Short History of Nikephoros of Constantinople [Hardback]

    Dragoljub Marjanovic (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9789462980396
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Central European Medieval Studies
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    The Short History of Nikephoros of Constantinople is one of the key sources for our understanding of Byzantine history in the eighth century. This book offers a close look at that volume and its manner of representing the historical role of Byzant... .... Learn More
  10. The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

    The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire [Hardback]

    Kyle Harper (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780691166834
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Series: The Princeton History of the Ancient World
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    A sweeping new history of how climate change and disease helped bring down the Roman Empire Here is the monumental retelling of one of the most consequential chapters of human history: the fall of the Roman Empire. The Fate of Rome is the first b... .... Learn More

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