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  1. A Companion to Byzantine Poetry

    A Companion to Byzantine Poetry [Hardback]

    Wolfram Hoerandner (Other); Andreas Rhoby (Other); Nikolaos Zagklas (Other)

    £216.00

    ISBN: 9789004391086
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Brill's Companions to the Byzantine World
    Volume: 4
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This book offers the first complete overview of Byzantine poetry from the 4th to the 15th centuries. By bringing together 22 scholars, it explores the development of poetic trends and the interaction between poetry and society throughout the Byzan... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Choricius of Gaza: Rhetorical Exercises from Late Antiquity: Preliminary Talks and Declamations

    Choricius of Gaza: Rhetorical Exercises from Late Antiquity: Preliminary Talks and Declamations [Paperback]

    Robert J. Penella (Editor)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9781108729925
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The first translation, produced by a team of eight scholars, of the Declamations and Preliminary Talks of the sixth-century sophist Choricius of Gaza. Declamations, deliberative or judicial orations on fictitious themes, were the fundamental advan... .... Learn More
  4. Plotinus, Self and the World

    Plotinus, Self and the World [Paperback]

    Raoul Mortley (Author)

    £17.99

    ISBN: 9781108729949
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Plotinus, Self and the World addresses the question of the individual subject in its relationship with the world, the 'all'. It traces the self through its experience of memory and forgetfulness, looks at whether the idea of the subconscious exist... .... Learn More
  5. Libanius: A Critical Introduction

    Libanius: A Critical Introduction [Paperback]

    Lieve Van Hoof (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781108729932
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    A professor of Greek rhetoric, frequent letter writer and influential social figure, Libanius (AD 314-393) is a key author for anybody interested in late antiquity, ancient rhetoric, ancient epistolography and ancient biography. Nevertheless, he r... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. The Letters of Alciphron: A Unified Literary Work?

    The Letters of Alciphron: A Unified Literary Work? [Hardback]

    Michele Biraud (Editor); Arnaud Zucker (Editor)

    £106.00

    ISBN: 9789004383357
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Mnemosyne, Supplements / Mnemosyne, Supplements, Late Antique Literature
    Volume: 424
    In `The Letters of Alciphron: A Unified Literary Work?', Michele Biraud and Arnaud Zucker have gathered a dozen international contributions about the collection of letters of Alciphron, hitherto mainly studied as part of the epistolary genre at th... .... Learn More
  8. Middle and Late Byzantine Poetry: Texts and Contexts

    Middle and Late Byzantine Poetry: Texts and Contexts [Paperback]

    Andreas Rhoby (Editor); Nikolaos Zagklas (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9782503578866
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Byzantioc. Studies in Byzantine History and Civilization
    Volume: 14
    This book aims at a better understanding of middle and late Byzantine poetry by offering both studies on specific authors and their texts and editions of so far unknown texts. It is only in recent years that Byzantine poetry – a long-neglected asp... .... Learn More
  9. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  10. 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

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