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  1. Reading Sidonius' Epistles

    Reading Sidonius' Epistles [Hardback]

    M.P. Hanaghan (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108429214
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Sidonius Apollinaris' letters offer a vivid series of glimpses into an otherwise sparsely documented period. His rich anecdotes feature the events, characters, and moments that defined his life, ranging from the treason trial of Arvandus to the Vi... .... Learn More
  2. In Her Own Words: The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia

    In Her Own Words: The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia [Paperback]

    Brian P. Sowers (Author)

    £17.95

    ISBN: 9780674987371
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Hellenic Studies Series
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    In Her Own Words: The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia is the first full-length study to examine Eudocia's writings as a unified whole and to situate them within their wider fifth-century literary, social, and religious contexts. Responsible for o... .... Learn More
  3. Themistius, Julian, and Greek Political Theory under Rome: Texts, Translations, and Studies of Four Key Works

    Themistius, Julian, and Greek Political Theory under Rome: Texts, Translations, and Studies of Four Key Works [Paperback]

    Simon Swain (Author)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781107633766
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Themistius' close relationship with Christian emperors from Constantius to Theodosius makes him one of the most important political thinkers and politicians of the later fourth century, and his dealings with Julian the Apostate have recently attra... .... Learn More
  4. The Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity: Essays in Imagination and Religion

    The Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity: Essays in Imagination and Religion [Hardback]

    Patricia Cox Miller (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781138711990
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Routledge Revivals
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    This title was first published in 2001. These collected essays by Patricia Cox Miller identify new possibilities of meaning in the study of religion in late antiquity. The book addresses the topic of the imaginative mindset of late ancient authors... .... Learn More
  5. Public Disputation, Power, and Social Order in Late Antiquity

    Public Disputation, Power, and Social Order in Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Richard Lim (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780520301399
    Published by : University of California Press
    Series: Transformation of the Classical Heritage
    Volume: 23
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    Richard Lim explores the importance of verbal disputation in Late Antiquity, offering a rich socio-historical and cultural examination of the philosophical and theological controversies. He shows how public disputation changed with the advent of C... .... Learn More
  6. Augustine's Inner Dialogue: The Philosophical Soliloquy in Late Antiquity

    Augustine's Inner Dialogue: The Philosophical Soliloquy in Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Brian Stock (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781108466806
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Augustine's philosophy of life involves mediation, reviewing one's past and exercises for self-improvement. Centuries after Plato and before Freud he invented a 'spiritual exercise' in which every man and woman is able, through memory, to reconstr... .... Learn More
  7. Reading in the Byzantine Empire and Beyond

    Reading in the Byzantine Empire and Beyond [Hardback]

    Teresa Shawcross (Editor); Ida Toth (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781108418416
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Offering a comprehensive introduction to the history of books, readers and reading in the Byzantine Empire and its sphere of influence, this volume addresses a paradox. Advanced literacy was rare among imperial citizens, being restricted by gender... .... Learn More
  8. A Companion to Late Antique Literature

    A Companion to Late Antique Literature [Hardback]

    Scott McGill (Editor); Edward Watts (Editor)

    £168.00

    ISBN: 9781118830345
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
    Noted scholars in the field explore the rich variety of late antique literature With contributions from leading scholars in the field, A Companion to Late Antique Literature presents a broad review of late antique literature. The late antique p... .... Learn More
  9. Poems of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous

    Poems of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous [Hardback]

    Christopher Livanos (Editor); Floris Bernard (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674736986
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library
    Volume: 50
    The witty and self-assertive poetry of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous provides unique snapshots of eleventh-century Constantinople at the height of its splendor and elegance. Their collections, aptly called "various verses," greatly ra... .... Learn More
  10. Claudian the Poet

    Claudian the Poet [Hardback]

    Clare Coombe (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107058347
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This comprehensive reassessment of the carmina maiora of the fourth-century poet Claudian contributes to the growing trend to recognize that Late Antique poets should be approached as just that: poets. Its methodology is developed from that of Mic... .... Learn More

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