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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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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 Caspian Gates in the Caucasus from Antiquity to the Age of the Huns and the Middle Ages

    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 & Surveys of 2013-2016 [Hardback]

    Eberhard Sauer (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price: £60.00

    ISBN: 9781789251920
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: British Institute of Persian Studies Archaeological Monograph Series
    Volume: 6
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    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
  3. Asia Minor in the Long Sixth Century

    Asia Minor in the Long Sixth Century: Current Research and Future Directions [Paperback]

    Ine Jacobs (Editor); Hugh Elton (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781789250077
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume brings together historians and archaeologists working on diverse aspects of Asia Minor in the long sixth century. They discuss topics as varied as rural prosperity, urbanism in cities large and small, frontier management, and the imper... .... Learn More
  4. The Roman Empire in Late Antiquity: A Political and Military History

    The Roman Empire in Late Antiquity: A Political and Military History [Hardback]

    Hugh Elton (Author)

    Regular Price: £71.99

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9780521899314
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this volume, Hugh Elton offers a detailed and up to date history of the last centuries of the Roman Empire. Beginning with the crisis of the third century, he covers the rise of Christianity, the key Church Councils, the fall of the West to the... .... Learn More
  5. Byzantine Military Tactics in Syria and Mesopotamia in the 10th Century: A Comparative Study

    Byzantine Military Tactics in Syria and Mesopotamia in the 10th Century: A Comparative Study [Hardback]

    Georgios Theotokis (Author)

    Regular Price: £80.00

    Special Price: £53.00

    ISBN: 9781474431033
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    This book examines the strategies and military tactics of the Byzantines and their enemies in Eastern Anatolia, Syria and in Upper Mesopotamia in the tenth century. This period of conflict is difficult to define: it was too inactive to be called a... .... Learn More
  6. Honorius: The Fight for the Roman West AD 395-423

    Honorius: The Fight for the Roman West AD 395-423 [Hardback]

    Chris Doyle (Author)

    Regular Price: £115.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781138190887
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies
    Honorius explores the personal life and tumultuous times of one of the last emperors of the Roman West. From his accession to the throne aged ten to his death at thirty-eight, Honorius' reign was blighted by a myriad of crises: military rebellions... .... Learn More
  7. Imagining Emperors in the Later Roman Empire

    Imagining Emperors in the Later Roman Empire [Hardback]

    Diederick P. W. Burgersdijk (Editor); Alan J. Ross (Editor)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £85.00

    ISBN: 9789004370890
    Published by : Brill
    Imagining Emperors in the Later Roman Empire offers new analysis of the textual depictions of a series of emperors in the fourth century within overlapping historical, religious, and literary contexts. Drawing on the recent Representational Turn i... .... Learn More
  8. Between Christ and Caliph: Law, Marriage, and Christian Community in Early Islam

    Between Christ and Caliph: Law, Marriage, and Christian Community in Early Islam [Hardback]

    Lev E. Weitz (Author)

    Regular Price: £54.00

    Special Price: £36.00

    ISBN: 9780812250275
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion
    In the conventional historical narrative, the medieval Middle East was composed of autonomous religious traditions, each with distinct doctrines, rituals, and institutions. Outside the world of theology, however, and beyond the walls of the mosque... .... Learn More
  9. Alexandria

    Alexandria: A Cultural & Religious Melting Pot [Hardback]

    George Hinge (Author); Jens A. Krasilnikoff (Author)

    £28.95

    ISBN: 9788779344914
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity Series: 9)
    Throughout the entire span of Graeco-Roman antiquity Alexandria represented a meeting place for many ethnic cultures and the city itself was subject to a wide range of local developments, which created and formatted a distinct Alexandrine 'culture... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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