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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Mehmed II the Conqueror and the Fall of the Franco-Byzantine Levant to the Ottoman Turks

    Mehmed II the Conqueror and the Fall of the Franco-Byzantine Levant to the Ottoman Turks: Some Western Views and Testimonies [Hardback]

    Marios Philippides (Editor)

    Regular Price: £46.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780866983464
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    This book represents a significant contribution to late Byzantine and early Ottoman studies and also adds to our knowledge of the Latin Levant and certain aspects of Renaissance history. There is a substantial literature on the fall of Constantino... .... Learn More

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