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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. The People and the Peoples

    The People and the Peoples: Syriac Dialogue Poems from the Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Sebastian P. Brock (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780957522817
    Published by : Journal of Jewish Studies
    Series: Journal of Jewish Studies Supplement Series
    Volume: 3
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The main purpose of the book is to provide the Syriac texts and annotated English translations of four anonymous dialogue poems (with separate introductions to each) where the protagonists are, respectively, Synagogue and Church, Sion and Church, ... .... Learn More
  3. Greek Culture in the Roman World: Greek Epigram and Byzantine Culture: Gender, Desire, and Denial in the Age of Justinian

    Greek Culture in the Roman World: Greek Epigram and Byzantine Culture: Gender, Desire, and Denial in the Age of Justinian [Hardback]

    Steven D. Smith (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108480239
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Sexy, scintillating, and sometimes scandalous, Greek epigrams from the age of the Emperor Justinian commemorate the survival of the sensual in a world transformed by Christianity. Around 567 CE, the poet and historian Agathias of Myrina published ... .... Learn More
  4. Reading Sidonius' Epistles

    Reading Sidonius' Epistles [Hardback]

    M.P. Hanaghan (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108429214
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    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
  5. 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
    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
  6. Plotinus, Self and the World

    Plotinus, Self and the World [Paperback]

    Raoul Mortley (Author)

    £17.99

    ISBN: 9781108729949
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    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
  7. Libanius: A Critical Introduction

    Libanius: A Critical Introduction [Paperback]

    Lieve Van Hoof (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781108729932
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    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
  8. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  9. 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
  10. 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
    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

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