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  1. Byzantium Triumphant

    Byzantium Triumphant: The Military History of the Byzantines [Hardback]

    Julian Romane (Author)

    £19.99

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    ISBN: 9781473845701
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Byzantium Triumphant describes in detail the wars of the Byzantine emperors Nicephorus II Phocas, his nephew and assassin John I Tzimiskes, and Basil II. The operations, battles and drama of their various bitter struggles unfold, ... .... Learn More
  2. Late Ancient Knowing

    Late Ancient Knowing [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Chin (Editor); Moulie Vidas (Editor)

    Regular Price: £74.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    ISBN: 9780520277175
    Published by : University of California Press
    In this collection of essays, scholars examine the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two questions about each of thes... .... Learn More
  3. Reading Sin in the World

    Reading Sin in the World: The Hamartigenia of Prudentius and the Vocation of the Responsible Reader [Paperback]

    Anthony Dykes (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

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    ISBN: 9781107519091
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Prudentius is one of the major Latin poets of antiquity. A Christian living and writing in Spain in the late fourth and early fifth centuries, he was thoroughly imbued with the whole tradition of Latin poetry. The Hamartigenia is a didactic poe... .... Learn More
  4. Sylvester Syropoulos on Politics and Culture in the Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean

    Sylvester Syropoulos on Politics and Culture in the Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Fotini Kondyli (Editor); Vera Andriopoulou (Editor); Eirini Panou (Editor); Mary B. Cunningham (Editor)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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    ISBN: 9781409439660
    Published by : Ashgate Publishing Company
    The Memoirs of Sylvester Syropoulos is a text written by a ?yzantine ecclesiastical official in the 15th century. Syropoulos participated in the Council for the union of the Greek and Latin Churches held in Ferrara and Florence, Italy, in 1438-143... .... Learn More
  5. Explaining the Cosmos

    Explaining the Cosmos [Hardback]

    Michael W. Champion (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9780199337484
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Explaining the Cosmos analyzes the writings of three thinkers associated with Gaza: Aeneas, Zacharias and Procopius. Together, they offer a case study for the appropriation, adaptation, and transformation of classical philosophy in late antiquity,... .... Learn More
  6. New Light on Old Glass

    New Light on Old Glass [Paperback]

    Liz James (Editor); Chris Entwistle (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780861591794
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 179
    This new publication brings together a range of leading scholars from Europe, America and the Middle East to discuss the most recent research in the field of Byzantine glass and mosaics in an interdisciplinary context. New Light on Old Glass explo... .... Learn More
  7. Constantine the Great

    Constantine the Great: Warlord of Rome [Hardback]

    Elizabeth James (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848841185
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Constantine the Great is a titanic figure in Roman, and indeed world history. Most famed for making Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire (and thus ensuring its survival and spread), and for moving the seat of imperial rule to 'Ne... .... Learn More
  8. Michael Attaleiates and the Politics of Imperial Decline in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

    Michael Attaleiates and the Politics of Imperial Decline in Eleventh-Century Byzantium [Hardback]

    Dimitris Krallis (Author)

    Regular Price: £53.00

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    ISBN: 9780866984706
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    This volume is about a unique, understudied eleventh-century account and interpretation of Byzantine imperial decline. Focusing on the History, the major work of the judge and courtier Michael Attaleiates (c.1022–c.1080), it examines the place of ... .... Learn More
  9. Late Antiquity: Eastern Perspectives

    Late Antiquity: Eastern Perspectives [Hardback]

    Teresa Bernheimer (Editor); Adam J. Silverstein (Editor)

    Regular Price: £39.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094532
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    In the past four decades since the field of late antique studies began to gather real momentum, scholars have debated the place of early Islam within the late antique world, particularly in relation to the issue of where and when 'Late Antiquit... .... Learn More
  10. Colours, Symbols, Worship

    Colours, Symbols, Worship: The Mission of the Byzantine Artist [Hardback]

    George Galavaris (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828685
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Trained as an archaeologist and art historian and being a practising painter, Professor Galavaris has been able to relate diverse disciplines in his work, as shown by the wide range of his numerous publications. He moves from the ... .... Learn More

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