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  1. Font of Life

    Font of Life: Ambrose, Augustine and the Mystery of Baptism [Hardback]

    Garry Wills (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199768516
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    One of the most important religious sites in the world is largely hidden and rarely visited. It lies under the piazza in front of Milan's cathedral, and was uncovered by archaeologists only after World War II. It is part of the fo... .... Learn More
  2. Coptic Culture

    Coptic Culture: Past, Present and Future [Hardback]

    Mariam Ayad (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781935488279
    Published by : Coptic Orthodox Church Centre at Shephalbury Manor
    In May 2008, the Coptic Orthodox Centre in Stevenage, UK organised a conference on Coptic Culture: Past, Present, and Future. The conference aimed to highlight the contributions and achievements of one of the most obscure periods of Egyptian h... .... Learn More
  3. Road to Manzikert

    Road to Manzikert [Hardback]

    Brian Todd Carey (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848842151
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    "In August 1071, the Byzantine Emperor Romanus IV Diogenese led out a powerful army in an attempt to roll back Seljuk Turkish incursions into the Anatolian heartland of the Empire. Outmaneuvered by the Turkish sultan, Alp Arslan,... .... Learn More
  4. Desiring Conversion

    Desiring Conversion: Hermas, Tecla, Aseneth [Hardback]

    B. Diane Lipsett (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199754519
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    elf-restraint or self-mastery may appear to be the opposite of erotic desire. But in this nuanced, literary analysis, Diane Lipsett traces the intriguing interplay of desire and self-restraint in three ancient tales of conversion: The Shepherd ... .... Learn More
  5. 'Gems of heaven'

    'Gems of heaven': Recent Research on Engraved Gemstones in Late Antiquity, AD 200-600 [Paperback]

    Chris Entwistle (Editor); Noel Adams (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780861591770
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 177
    This is the companion volume to one devoted to recent research on Byzantine jewellery published in 2010 and forms part of a series organised under the auspices of the British Museum Byzantine Seminar Series. The conference brought together lead... .... Learn More
  6. Butrint 3

    Butrint 3: Excavations at the Triconch Palace [Hardback]

    William Bowden (Editor); Richard Hodges (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781842179802
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: BUTRINT ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONOGRAPHS
    Volume: 3
    This engaging and well-illustrated volume describes the excavations of a large urban sector, the so-called Triconch Palace, of the Adriatic seaport of Butrint. In so doing it adds to the new paradigm for the development of Roman towns in the M... .... Learn More
  7. Hidden Treasures at the Gennadius Library

    Hidden Treasures at the Gennadius Library [Paperback]

    Maria Georgopoulou (Editor); Irini Solomonidi (Editor)

    £17.00

    ISBN: 9789609994507
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: New Griffon
    Volume: 12
    The New Griffon volume 12 seeks to highlight several discoveries in a variety of areas and time periods: Father Konstantinos Terzopoulos explores 16 manuscripts of Byzantine chant; Leonora Navari presents the published works of Cardinal Bessarion,... .... Learn More
  8. Unclassical Traditions Volume 2

    Unclassical Traditions Volume 2 [Hardback]

    Christopher Kelly (Editor); Richard Flower (Editor); Michael Stuart Williams (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780956838100
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    Volume: 35
    Unclassical Traditions. Volume II: Perspectives from East and West in Late Antiquity is the second of two collections of essays by leading scholars discussing the nature and extent of the late-antique engagement with the classical past. Rather t... .... Learn More
  9. The Dark Side of Childhood in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

    The Dark Side of Childhood in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Katariina Mustakallio (Editor); Christian Laes (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781842174173
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Volume: 2
    This volume examines conceptions, ideas and habits connected with children in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, focusing on the "dark sides of childhood" in the pre-modern world. The authors investigate the long-term attitudes of people, as well a... .... Learn More
  10. Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 1

    Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 1: Conversion and Apostasy, 373-388 CE [Hardback]

    Jason BeDuhn (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812242102
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In this first volume of Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, BeDuhn reconstructs Augustine's decade-long adherence to Manichaeism, apostasy from it, and subsequent conversion to Nicene Christianity. Based on his own testimony and contemporaneous so... .... Learn More

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