The Leading eBooks Store Online
for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, Sony Reader...
New to eBooks.com?Learn more
- Bestsellers - This Week
- Foreign Language Study
- Bestsellers - Last 6 months
- Graphic Books
- Health & Fitness
- Political Science
- Biography & Autobiography
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Body Mind & Spirit
- House & Home
- Business & Economics
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Language Arts & Disciplines
- Crafts & Hobbies
- Science Fiction
- Current Events
- Literary Collections
- Literary Criticism
- Literary Fiction
- Social Science
- The Environment
- Sports & Recreation
- Family & Relationships
- Study Aids
- Folklore & Mythology
- Food and Wine
- Performing Arts
- True Crime
- Foreign Language Books
Most popular at the top
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95
The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman World examines Judaism in Palestine throughout the Hellenistic period, from Alexander the Great's conquest in 334BC to its capture by the Arabs in AD 636. Under the Greek, Roman and finally Christian supremacy which Hellenism brought, Judaism developed far beyond its biblical origins into a form which was... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 32.95
Philosophy in Late Antiquity provides an essential new introduction to the key ideas of the Neoplatonists, which affected approaches to Plato as late as the nineteenth century. Andrew Smith shows how they influenced Christian thought and his approach not only allows us to appreciate these philosophical ideas in their own right, but it also gives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95
This prestigious collection of essays by leading scholars provides a thorough reassessment of the medieval era which questions how, when and why the Middle Ages began, and how abruptly the shift from the Roman Empire to Barbarian Europe happened. Presenting the most current work including newly-available material such as translations of French... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00
This is the first systematic historical treatment in English of public law in the later Roman Empire. New interpretations are offered of central issues in the study of Roman law - its nature, aims and efficacy; contemporary attitudes to torture and punishment; judicial corruption; and the settlement of disputes. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 49.00
This book offers a new approach to the problem of Slavic ethnicity in south-eastern Europe between c. 500 and c. 700. The author shows how Byzantine authors 'invented' the Slavs, rejects the idea of Slavic migration, and shows that 'the Slavs' were the product of the frontier. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Failure of Empire is the first comprehensive biography of the Roman emperor Valens and his troubled reign (a.d. 364-78). Valens will always be remembered for his spectacular defeat and death at the hands of the Goths in the Battle of Adrianople. more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
Pilgrims in the deserts of Egypt and the holy land during the fourth and fifth centuries A.D. often reported visiting holy people as part of their tours of holy places. This is the first comprehensive study of pilgrimage to these famous ascetics of late antique Christianity. more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 55.00
In this lively and intellectually engaging book, Galit Hasan-Rokem shows that religion is shaped not only in the halls of theological disputation and institutions of divine study, but also in ordinary events of everyday life. Common aspects of human relations offer a major source for the symbols of religious texts and rituals of late antique Judaism... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 34.95
Between 300 and 600, Christianity experienced a momentous change from persecuted cult to state religion. One of the consequences of this shift was the evolution of the role of the bishop?as the highest Church official in his city?from model Christian to model citizen. Claudia Rapp's exceptionally learned, innovative, and groundbreaking work traces... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 44.00
This title explores how the historians of the early medieval period sought to understand the world around them. It argues that they looked not only to events shaping the world, but also to its physical form, and offers fresh interpretations of Orosius, Jordanes, Isidore of Seville and the Venerable Bede. more...