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  1. 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)

    £23.99

    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
  2. Fighting Emperors of Byzantium

    Fighting Emperors of Byzantium [Hardback]

    John Carr (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781783831166
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Fighting Emperors of Byzantium assesses the contribution of those Emperors whose military leadership determined the survival of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire for a thousand years after the fall of Rome. Carr's concise narrative spans the en... .... Learn More
  3. Oxford Handbook of Maximus the Confessor

    Oxford Handbook of Maximus the Confessor [Hardback]

    Pauline Allen (Editor); Bronwen Neil (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780199673834
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Maximus the Confessor (c.580-662) has become one of the most discussed figures in contemporary patristic studies. This is partly due to the relatively recent discovery and critical edition of his works in various genres, including On the Ascetic L... .... Learn More
  4. Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians

    Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians [Hardback]

    Anthony Kaldellis (Author)

    £93.99

    ISBN: 9780415732321
    Published by : Routledge
    The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which shaped the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. B... .... Learn More
  5. 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)

    £120.00

    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
  6. Explaining the Cosmos

    Explaining the Cosmos [Hardback]

    Michael W. Champion (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    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
  7. The War of the Three Gods

    The War of the Three Gods [Hardback]

    Peter Crawford (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781848846128
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    War of the Three Gods is a military history of the first half of seventh century, with heavy focus on the reign of the Eastern Roman Emperor Heraclius (AD 610-641). This was a pivotal time in world history as well as a dramatic one. The Eastern Ro... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. History and Identity in the Late Antique Near East

    History and Identity in the Late Antique Near East [Hardback]

    Philip Wood (Editor)

    Regular Price: £68.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780199915408
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    History and Identity in the Late Antique Near East gathers together the work of distinguished historians and early career scholars with a broad range of expertise to investigate the significance of newly emerged, or recently resur... .... Learn More
  10. In the Shadow of the Sword

    In the Shadow of the Sword [Paperback]

    Tom Holland (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780349122359
    Published by : Little, Brown and Company
    This gripping (and controversial) book recounts the momentous events of Late Antiquity, exploring the rise of Islam, the fall of Persia and the drastic shrinking of the Byzantine empire. In particular Holland explores the triumph of monotheism and... .... Learn More

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