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  1. 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
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    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
  2. 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
  3. Claudian the Poet

    Claudian the Poet [Hardback]

    Clare Coombe (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107058347
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    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
  4. 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
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    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
  5. 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
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    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
  6. The Dynamics of Rhetorical Delivery in Late Antiquity

    The Dynamics of Rhetorical Delivery in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Alberto J. Quiroga Puertas (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781472474599
    Published by : Routledge
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    This study argues that we can interpret narrations of rhetorical performances as a reflection of the process of transformation and adaptation in Late Antiquity, a changing and dynamic period in which institutions and culture became increasingly Ch... .... Learn More
  7. Ovid in Late Antiquity

    Ovid in Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Franca Ela Consolino (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9782503578088
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Studi E Testi Tardoantichi
    Volume: 16
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    This book embodies a specific approach to Ovid’s oeuvre, which is not analysed in and of itself, but rather in its role as a wellspring of inspiration to which later authors would return time and again. Covering the work of a number of authors, wh... .... Learn More
  8. The Elegies of Maximianus

    The Elegies of Maximianus [Hardback]

    A. M. Juster (Editor)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249798
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
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    Not much can be known about the life of Maximianus, who has been called "the last of the Roman poets," beyond what can be inferred from his poetry. He was most likely a native of Tuscany, probably lived until the middle of the sixth... .... Learn More
  9. Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity

    Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Ian Fielding (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107178434
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ovid could be considered the original poet of late antiquity. In his exile poetry, he depicts a world in which Rome has become a distant memory, a community accessible only through his imagination. This, Ovid claimed, was a transformation as remar... .... Learn More
  10. Creating Memories in Late 8th-century Byzantium: The Short History of Nikephoros of Constantinople

    Creating Memories in Late 8th-century Byzantium: The Short History of Nikephoros of Constantinople [Hardback]

    Dragoljub Marjanovic (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9789462980396
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Central European Medieval Studies
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    The Short History of Nikephoros of Constantinople is one of the key sources for our understanding of Byzantine history in the eighth century. This book offers a close look at that volume and its manner of representing the historical role of Byzant... .... Learn More

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