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  1. Mutations of Hellenism in Late Antiquity

    Mutations of Hellenism in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Polymnia Athanassiadi (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781472443663
    Published by : Ashgate
    The 21 studies in this volume, which deal with issues of social and intellectual history, religion and historical methodology, explore the ways whereby over the course of a few hundred years -roughly between the second and the fifth centuries A.D.... .... Learn More
  2. Late Ancient Knowing

    Late Ancient Knowing [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Chin (Editor); Moulie Vidas (Editor)

    £74.00

    ISBN: 9780520277175
    Published by : University of California Press
    In this collection of essays, scholars examine the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two questions about each of thes... .... Learn More
  3. The Lost History of Peter the Patrician

    The Lost History of Peter the Patrician [Hardback]

    Thomas Banchich (Editor)

    £93.99

    ISBN: 9780415516631
    Published by : Routledge
    The Lost History of Peter the Patrician provides an annotated translation from the Greek of the fragments of the lost History of Peter the Patrician (ca. 500-565) and of additional fragments sometimes attributed to Peter, though since the 19th cen... .... Learn More
  4. Studies in Colluthus' Abduction of Helen

    Studies in Colluthus' Abduction of Helen [Hardback]

    Cosetta Cadau (Author)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789004279506
    Published by : Brill
    This first monograph in English on Colluthus situates this late antique author within his cultural context and offers a new appraisal of his hexameter poem The Abduction of Helen, the end-point of the pagan Greek epic tradition, which was composed... .... Learn More
  5. Liturgical Subjects

    Liturgical Subjects [Hardback]

    Derek Krueger (Author)

    £62.00

    ISBN: 9780812246445
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Liturgical Subjects examines the history of the self in the Byzantine Empire, challenging narratives of Christian subjectivity that focus only on classical antiquity and the Western Middle Ages. As Derek Krueger demonstrates, Orthodox Christian in... .... Learn More
  6. Libanius: A Critical Introduction

    Libanius: A Critical Introduction [Hardback]

    Lieve Van Hoof (Editor)

    £85.99

    ISBN: 9781107013773
    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
  7. Dreaming in Byzantium and Beyond

    Dreaming in Byzantium and Beyond [Hardback]

    Christine Angelidi (Editor); George T. Calofonos (Editor)

    £93.99

    ISBN: 9781409400554
    Published by : Ashgate Publishing Company
    Although the actual dreaming experience of the Byzantines lies beyond our reach, the remarkable number of dream narratives in the surviving sources of the period attests to the cardinal function of dreams as vehicles of meaning, and thus affords m... .... Learn More
  8. Sylvester Syropoulos on Politics and Culture in the Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean

    Sylvester Syropoulos on Politics and Culture in the Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Fotini Kondyli (Editor); Vera Andriopoulou (Editor); Eirini Panou (Editor); Mary B. Cunningham (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781409439660
    Published by : Ashgate Publishing Company
    The Memoirs of Sylvester Syropoulos is a text written by a ?yzantine ecclesiastical official in the 15th century. Syropoulos participated in the Council for the union of the Greek and Latin Churches held in Ferrara and Florence, Italy, in 1438-143... .... Learn More
  9. Explaining the Cosmos

    Explaining the Cosmos [Hardback]

    Michael W. Champion (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780199337484
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Explaining the Cosmos analyzes the writings of three thinkers associated with Gaza: Aeneas, Zacharias and Procopius. Together, they offer a case study for the appropriation, adaptation, and transformation of classical philosophy in late antiquity,... .... Learn More
  10. Libanius the Sophist

    Libanius the Sophist [Hardback]

    Raffaella Cribiore (Author)

    £41.00

    ISBN: 9780801452079
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Libanius of Antioch was a rhetorician of rare skill and eloquence. So renowned was he in the fourth century that his school of rhetoric in Roman Syria became among the most prestigious in the Eastern Empire. In this book, Raffaella Cribiore draws ... .... Learn More

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