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  1. The Lost History of Peter the Patrician

    The Lost History of Peter the Patrician [Hardback]

    Thomas Banchich (Editor)

    Regular Price: £93.99

    Special Price: £40.00

    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
  2. Studies in Colluthus' Abduction of Helen

    Studies in Colluthus' Abduction of Helen [Hardback]

    Cosetta Cadau (Author)

    Regular Price: £135.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    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
  3. Liturgical Subjects

    Liturgical Subjects [Hardback]

    Derek Krueger (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £20.00

    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
  4. Dreaming in Byzantium and Beyond

    Dreaming in Byzantium and Beyond [Hardback]

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

    Regular Price: £93.99

    Special Price: £40.00

    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
  5. 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)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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    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
  6. Explaining the Cosmos

    Explaining the Cosmos [Hardback]

    Michael W. Champion (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    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
  7. Ethnography After Antiquity

    Ethnography After Antiquity [Hardback]

    Anthony Kaldellis (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780812245318
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Although Greek and Roman authors wrote ethnographic texts describing foreign cultures, ethnography seems to disappear from Byzantine literature after the seventh century C.E.-a perplexing exception for a culture so strongly self-identified with th... .... Learn More
  8. Ten Gifts of the Demiurge

    Ten Gifts of the Demiurge [Hardback]

    Emilie Kutash (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9780715638545
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Proclus' commentary on Plato's "Timaeus" is perhaps the most important surviving Neoplatonic commentary. In it Proclus contemplates nature's mysterious origins and at the same time employs the deductive rigour required to address perennial philoso... .... Learn More
  9. The Early Christian Book

    The Early Christian Book [Paperback]

    William E. Klingshirn (Editor); Linda Safran (Editor)

    Regular Price: £31.50

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780813215310
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    From the very beginning Christianity was a religion of books--a lived, but also a written faith. The essays in this collection focus on the ways in which books were produced, used, treasured, and conceptualized in the early Christian centuries (AD... .... Learn More
  10. Book of Akathists Volume II

    Book of Akathists Volume II: To Our Saviour, the Holy Spirit, the Mother of God, and Various Saints [Hardback]

    Isaac Lambertson (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780884651413
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    Series: Book of Akathists
    Volume: 2
    An Akathist (Greek for "Standing Up") is a type of extended devotional hymn used both in church and at home. This second volume contains Akathist hymns for the Ascension and Nativity of Christ, an Akathist to the Holy Spirit, for seven different i... .... Learn More

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