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  1. 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
  2. Grammar and Christianity in the Late Roman World

    Grammar and Christianity in the Late Roman World [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Chin (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780812240351
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    This book looks at the contribution of the grammarian to the creation of a distinctively Christian classical culture and to promoting theological ideas and milleux. The grammarian taught latin language and literature, and were particularly conc... .... Learn More
  3. Power of Sacrifice

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

    George Heyman (Author)

    Regular Price: £63.50

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    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
  4. Asceticism and Christological Controversy in Fifth-Century Palestine

    Asceticism and Christological Controversy in Fifth-Century Palestine: The Career of Peter the Iberian [Hardback]

    Cornelia B. Horn (Author)

    Regular Price: £237.50

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    ISBN: 9780199277537
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Life of Peter the Iberian by John Rufus records the ascetic struggle of a fifth-century anti-Chalcedonian bishop of Mayyuma, Palestine. Cornelia Horn presents a historical-critical study of the only substantial anti-Chalcedonian witness to the... .... Learn More
  5. Augustine of Hippo

    Augustine of Hippo: Selected Writings [Paperback]

    Emilie Griffin (Author)

    Regular Price: £11.50

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    ISBN: 9780060754662
    Published by : Harper Collins Publishers
    Contains selections from the Confessions, The Happy Life, On the Trinity, the City of God and the Rule of St. Augustine in English translation. .... Learn More
  6. The Church of the Archangel Michael at Kavalariana

    The Church of the Archangel Michael at Kavalariana: Art and Society on Fourteenth-Century Venetian-Dominated Crete [Hardback]

    Angeliki Lymberopoulou (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597315
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Dr. Angeliki Lymberopoulou lectures on Byzantine Studies at the Open University, and is an expert on the art and society of Venetian-dominated Crete (12111669). During this period, Crete was perhaps the most important Venetian stronghold in the Me... .... Learn More
  7. St. Peter Chrysologus

    St. Peter Chrysologus: Selected Sermons, Volume 3 [Hardback]

    William Palardy (Author)

    Regular Price: £36.95

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    ISBN: 9780813201108
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    With this third volume, all of the authentic sermons of St Peter Chrysologus (c.406-50) are now available in new translations. Over one hundred sermons by the Archbishop of Ravenna are published here, the majority homilies on texts from the Gospel... .... Learn More
  8. Ambrose's Patriarchs

    Ambrose's Patriarchs: Ethics for the Common Man [Paperback]

    Marcia Colish (Author)

    Regular Price: £31.50

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    ISBN: 9780268023652
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    In this detailed study of the patriarch treatises of Ambrose of Milan (c.340-379) Marcia Colish addresses the question of the audience for which these works were destined. She argues that the treatises were geared towards the average lay person... .... Learn More
  9. Kissing Christians

    Kissing Christians: Ritual and Community in the Late Ancient Church [Hardback]

    Michael Philip Penn (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780812238808
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    In the first five centuries of the common era, the kiss was a distinctive and near-ubiquitous marker of Christianity. Christians kissed each other during prayer, Eucharist, baptism, and ordination and in connection with greeting, funerals, mon... .... Learn More
  10. Theodora

    Theodora: Empress of Byzantium [Hardback]

    Paolo Cesaretti (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.95

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    ISBN: 9780865652378
    Published by : The Vendome Press
    A lively biography of Theodora, written in an unusual novelistic style with imaginative reconstructions, which traces her rise from humble beginnings to rulership as wife of the emperor Justinian. Cesaretti balances the scandalous tales of Procopi... .... Learn More

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