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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Rhetorical Strategies in Late Antique Literature: Images, Metatexts and Interpretation

    Rhetorical Strategies in Late Antique Literature: Images, Metatexts and Interpretation [Hardback]

    Alberto J. Quiroga Puertas (Editor)

    £94.00

    ISBN: 9789004340091
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Mnemosyne, Supplements / Mnemosyne, Supplements, Late Antique Literature
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    Rhetorical Strategies in Late Antique Literature: Images, Metatexts and Interpretation offers new and penetrating insights into the rhetorical nature of a selection of works from the fourth and fifth centuries, with the intent of providing innovat... .... Learn More
  5. The Narrative Worlds of Paul the Deacon: Between Empires and Identities in Lombard Italy

    The Narrative Worlds of Paul the Deacon: Between Empires and Identities in Lombard Italy [Hardback]

    Christopher Heath (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9789089648235
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Written as the Lombard kingdom was on the cusp of downfall at the hands of the Carolingian empire, the works of Paul the Deacon (c. 720-799) are vital to understanding the history of Italy and Western Europe in the Middle Ages. But until now, scho... .... Learn More
  6. Nicholas Mesarites: His Life and Works

    Nicholas Mesarites: His Life and Works [Hardback]

    Michael Angold (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781786940063
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    Series: Translated Texts for Byzantinists
    Volume: 4
    The aim of this book is to make accessible to a wider audience the works of Nicholas Mesarites, who deserves to be better known than he is. He was an ecclesiastic, who from the turn of the twelfth century provides a vivid record from personal expe... .... Learn More
  7. Plotinus Ennead II.9: Against the Gnostics: Translation, with an Introduction, and Commentary

    Plotinus Ennead II.9: Against the Gnostics: Translation, with an Introduction, and Commentary [Paperback]

    Sebastian Gertz (Author)

    £44.50

    ISBN: 9781930972377
    Published by : Parmenides Publishing
    Series: The Enneads of Plotinus
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    How was the universe created, and what is our place within it? These are the questions at the heart of Plotinus' Against the Gnostics. For the Gnostics, the universe came into being as a result of the soul's fall from intelligible reality-it is th... .... Learn More
  8. Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics

    Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics [Paperback]

    Charles Barber (Editor); Stratis Papaioannou (Editor)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780268100490
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Series: Michael Psellos in Translation
    Michael Psellos has long been known as a key figure in the history of Byzantine literary and intellectual culture, but his theoretical and critical reflections on literature and art are little known outside of a small circle of specialists. Most f... .... Learn More
  9. Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics

    Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics [Hardback]

    Charles Barber (Editor); Stratis Papaioannou (Editor)

    £129.00

    ISBN: 9780268100483
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Series: Michael Psellos in Translation
    Michael Psellos has long been known as a key figure in the history of Byzantine literary and intellectual culture, but his theoretical and critical reflections on literature and art are little known outside of a small circle of specialists. Most f... .... Learn More
  10. Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher

    Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher [Hardback]

    Edward J. Watts (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9780190210038
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Women in Antiquity
    A philosopher, mathematician, and martyr, Hypatia is one of antiquity's best-known female intellectuals. For the sixteen centuries following her murder by a mob of Christians Hypatia has been remembered in books, poems, plays, paintings, and films... .... Learn More

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