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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
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    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Proclus: Commentary on Plato's 'Republic': Volume 1

    Proclus: Commentary on Plato's 'Republic': Volume 1 [Hardback]

    Dirk Baltzly (Editor)

    £79.99

    ISBN: 9781107154698
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The commentary on Plato's Republic by Proclus (d. 485 CE), which takes the form of a series of essays, is the only sustained treatment of the dialogue to survive from antiquity. This three-volume edition presents the first complete English transla... .... Learn More
  7. The Pervigilium Veneris: A New Critical Text, Translation and Commentary

    The Pervigilium Veneris: A New Critical Text, Translation and Commentary [Hardback]

    William M. Barton (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781350040533
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Latin Texts
    This study provides a critical edition of the Pervigilium Veneris with a Latin text, translation and commentary. This late-antique poem, the `Vigil of Venus', is of unknown date and authorship. It exists in four heavily corrupted manuscripts, incl... .... Learn More
  8. Philosophic Silence and the 'One' in Plotinus

    Philosophic Silence and the 'One' in Plotinus [Hardback]

    Nicholas Banner (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107154629
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Plotinus, the greatest philosopher of Late Antiquity, discusses at length a first principle of reality - the One - which, he tells us, cannot be expressed in words or grasped in thought. How and why, then, does Plotinus write about it at all? This... .... Learn More
  9. Cardinal Isidore (c.1390-1462): A Late Byzantine Scholar, Warlord, and Prelate

    Cardinal Isidore (c.1390-1462): A Late Byzantine Scholar, Warlord, and Prelate [Hardback]

    Marios Philippides (Author); Walter Hanak (Author)

    £125.00

    ISBN: 9780815379829
    Published by : Routledge
    A member of the imperial Palaiologan family, albeit most probably illegitimate, Isidore became a scholar at a young age and began his rise in the Byzantine ecclesiastical ranks. He was an active advocate of the union of the Orthodox and Catholic C... .... Learn More
  10. Priscian: Answers to King Khosroes of Persia

    Priscian: Answers to King Khosroes of Persia [Paperback]

    Pamela Huby (Editor)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781350060586
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Ancient Commentators on Aristotle
    Priscian of Lydia was one of the Athenian philosophers who took refuge in 531 AD with King Khosroes I of Persia, after the Christian Emperor Justinian stopped the teaching of the pagan Neoplatonist school in Athens. This was one of the earliest ex... .... Learn More

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