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  1. Augustine

    Augustine: The Confessions [Paperback]

    Gillian Clark (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.99

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    ISBN: 9781904675037
    Published by : Bristol Phoenix Press
    The Confessions , written at the close of the 4th century CE, is a highly significant text in the history of European culture. Augustine explains just how and why he came to abandon a successful career and the personal enjoyments of a largely ... .... Learn More
  2. Studies in Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Western Art, Volume 2

    Studies in Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Western Art, Volume 2: Studies in Medieval Western Art and the Art of Norman Sicily [Hardback]

    Ernst Kitzinger (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828449
    Published by : Pindar Press
    This, the second of two volumes containing all of Professor Kitzinger's essays on late antique and medieval art, painting and mosaics, is accompanied by a new preface and a comprehensive index. Divided into three sections, Anglo-Saxon, the Medi... .... Learn More
  3. A Day of Gladness

    A Day of Gladness: The Sabbath Among Jews and Christians in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Herold Weiss (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.50

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    ISBN: 9781570034688
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    The Sabbath is traditionally considered to be the day of rest but, as Herold Weiss reveals, there are differences in the way in which the early Jewish and Christian faiths regarded and theologised about this day. This study looks at the differe... .... Learn More
  4. Theodoret of Cyrus

    Theodoret of Cyrus: Eranistes [Hardback]

    Gerald H. Ettlinger (Author)

    Regular Price: £36.95

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    ISBN: 9780813201061
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Theodoret was the leading theologian of his time in the Antiochene tradition, and in the Eranistes (written in 447) he offers a lengthy exposition of his Christology, coupled with a refutation of the so-called Monophysite Christol... .... Learn More
  5. A Cypriot Village of Late Antiquity

    A Cypriot Village of Late Antiquity: A Cypriot Village of Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Marcus Rautman (Author)

    Regular Price: £115.00

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    ISBN: 9781887829526
    Published by : John Humphrey
    Between the 4th and 7th centuries, the classical world underwent significant transformation although traditional approaches to the period have tended to overlook the impact these changes had on small towns and rural villages. Cyprus is no exce... .... Learn More
  6. The Orphans of Byzantium

    The Orphans of Byzantium: Child Welfare in the Christian Empire [Hardback]

    Timothy S. Miller (Author)

    Regular Price: £66.95

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    ISBN: 9780813213132
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Whilst the Romans had developed the idea of guardianship and the Christian chuch the concept of charity, it was not until the conversion of the Roman Empire to Christianity around the 4th century that child welfare was really recognised as a pr... .... Learn More
  7. Jerome on Virginity

    Jerome on Virginity: A Commentary on the Libellus de virginitate servanda (Letter 22) [Hardback]

    Neil Adkin (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205380
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 42
    This is a major new commentary on Jerome's Libellus de virginitate servanda , the first in any language to be devoted to this work. Written in Rome in 384, this treatise sets out the manner of life appropriate to a Christian virgin. It takes the... .... Learn More
  8. The Late Roman Church at Maroni Petrera

    The Late Roman Church at Maroni Petrera [Paperback]

    S. W. Manning (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9789963560424
    Published by : A.G. Leventis Foundation
    A report on survey work and salvage excavations, 1990-1997, undertaken at the Late Roman church of Maroni Petrera located in the Lower Maroni Valley in southern Cyprus and first established in the mid-5th century. Within the remit of the work ... .... Learn More
  9. Saint Augustine's Childhood

    Saint Augustine's Childhood [Hardback]

    Garry Wills (Author)

    Regular Price: £17.99

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    ISBN: 9780670030019
    Published by : Viking
    This compact book translates the first book of the Confessions, together with his dialogue the Teacher, with a detailed commentary and introduction setting out the importance of childhood in Augustine's theology. .... Learn More
  10. Politics, Philosophy and Empire in the Fourth Century

    Politics, Philosophy and Empire in the Fourth Century: Select Orations of Themistius [Paperback]

    Peter Heather (Author); David Moncur (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780853231066
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    Themestius had a long and prosperous career as an orator, philosopher and propagandist, beginning in AD 350 with his speech to Emperor Constantius II. He remained centre stage in the political and cultural life of Constantinople under Constanti... .... Learn More

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