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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 Novels of Justinian: A Complete Annotated English Translation

    The Novels of Justinian: A Complete Annotated English Translation [Hardback]

    David Miller (Editor); Peter Sarris (Editor)

    £180.00

    ISBN: 9781107000926
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The novels comprise a series of laws issued in the sixth century by the famous Emperor Justinian (r.527-65), along with a number of measures issued by his immediate successors on the throne of Constantinople. They reveal the evolution of Roman law... .... 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. 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)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9780812250275
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion
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    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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity: Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppe, ca. 250-750

    Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity: Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppe, ca. 250-750 [Hardback]

    Nicola Di Cosmo (Editor); Michael Maas (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107094345
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity offers an integrated picture of Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppes during a formative period of world history. In the half millennium between 250 and 750 CE, settled empires underwent deep structura... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. Theoderic and the Roman Imperial Restoration

    Theoderic and the Roman Imperial Restoration [Paperback]

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781107679474
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This book provides a new interpretation of the fall of the Roman Empire and the 'barbarian' kingdom known conventionally as Ostrogothic Italy. Relying primarily on Italian textual and material evidence, and in particular the works of Cassiodorus a... .... Learn More
  10. John Kaminiates: The Capture of Thessaloniki

    John Kaminiates: The Capture of Thessaloniki [Paperback]

    David Frendo (Translator); Athanasios Fotiou (Translator)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781876503000
    Published by : Brill
    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

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