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  1. Late Byzantine Coins (1204-1453) in the Ashmolean Museum

    Late Byzantine Coins (1204-1453) in the Ashmolean Museum [Hardback]

    Eleni Lianta (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781902040875
    Published by : Spink Books
    This volume presents the extensive corpus of late Byzantine coins held by the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. Each coin is illustrated with details of their type, size, inscriptions, iconography and provenance, whilst additional essays discuss met... .... Learn More
  2. Church and Society in Late Byzantium

    Church and Society in Late Byzantium [Paperback]

    Dimiter Angelov (Editor)

    Regular Price: £24.99

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781580441438
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    It has long been noted that the prestige and power of the church were steadily growing in the period of the late Byzantine empire, a tendency that was complex, multifaceted, and sometimes ambivalent. The essays in this collection seek to shed ligh... .... Learn More
  3. The Fortifications of Butrint

    The Fortifications of Butrint [Paperback]

    Gjerak Karaiskaj (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780953555666
    Published by : Butrint Foundation
    This work on the fortifications of Butrint which here appears for the first time in English is one of the single most significant archaeological discourses produced on Butrint during the communist era in Albania (1945-91). It encapsulates per... .... Learn More
  4. From Temple to Church

    From Temple to Church [Hardback]

    Johannes Hahn (Author)

    Regular Price: £162.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9789004131415
    Published by : Brill
    One of the most visible aspects of the Christianisation of the Roman Empire was the replacing of pagan temples with Christian churches. The symbolism of such an event was not lost on people at the time: temple destruction is a common theme in e... .... Learn More
  5. Plato and Theodoret

    Plato and Theodoret: The Christian Appropriation of Platonic Philosophy and the Hellenic Intellectual Resistance [Hardback]

    Niketas Siniossoglu (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780521880732
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book focuses on a key intellectual battleground of Late Antiquity, the interpretation of Plato. By revisiting and reinterpreting important sections of Plato's thought Christian apologists, Theodoret foremost among them sought to assimilate... .... Learn More
  6. The Roman Self in Late Antiquity

    The Roman Self in Late Antiquity: Prudentius and the Poetics of the Soul [Hardback]

    Marc Mastrangelo (Author)

    Regular Price: £52.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780801887222
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    This study aims to restore Prudentius and late Roman poetry in general to a more central place in the formation of a new Christian intellectual tradition in the fourth century AD. Marc Mastrangelo shows how Prudentius was able to fuse ideas fro... .... Learn More
  7. The Rise and Fall of Byzantine Butrint

    The Rise and Fall of Byzantine Butrint [Paperback]

    Richard Hodges (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9780953555673
    Published by : Butrint Foundation
    This lavishly illustrated book details one of the most turbulent periods of Mediterranean history (AD 400-1200) in the light of the latest archaeological results from the Epirote city of Butrint. The flourishing Christian city, with its churche... .... Learn More
  8. The Water Supply of Byzantine Constantinople

    The Water Supply of Byzantine Constantinople [Hardback]

    James Crow (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780907764366
    Published by : Roman Society Publications
    Series: JRS Monograph
    Volume: 11
    This is the most detailed study to date of one of the most impressive feats of engineering of the entire Roman period and its equally impressive early medieval survival and rennovation. It presents a synthesis of historical material combined wi... .... Learn More
  9. The Butrint Baptistery and its Mosaics

    The Butrint Baptistery and its Mosaics [Paperback]

    John Mitchell (Author); J. Mitchell (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9780953555659
    Published by : Butrint Foundation
    The Baptistery with its near-perfectly preserved mosaic floor is undoubtedly the most famous of the monuments at Butrint. In this splendidly illustrated book, Mitchell analyses the narratives of salvation and rebirth inherent in its iconography... .... Learn More
  10. Power of Sacrifice

    Power of Sacrifice: Roman and Christian Discourses in Conflict [Hardback]

    George Heyman (Author)

    Regular Price: £63.50

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780813214894
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Oxbow says: In his study of Roman and Christian thinking on the practice of public sacrifice, George Heyman argues that sacrifice was used in similar ways as both a ritual practice and a mode of social discourse. Through ancient writers such as... .... Learn More

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