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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
The Rome that Did Not Fall provides a well-illustrated, comprehensive narrative and analysis of the Roman empire in the east, charting its remarkable growth and development which resulted in the distinct and enduring civilization of Byzantium. It considers: * the fourth century background * the invasions of Attila * the resources of the east * the... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 234.95 US$ 203.62
This major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain spans the period from the first century BC to the fifth century AD. Major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain Brings together specialists to provide an overview of recent debates about this period Exceptionally broad coverage, embracing political, economic,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52
The fourth volume of Barbarism and Religion, first published in 2005, which focuses on eighteenth-century Europe. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52
Examines how public, political discourse shaped the distribution of power between Senate and People. more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2006; US$ 32.00
Toledo, former capital of Spain until 1560, is now one of the most monumental of Spanish cities. In Roman times, it was originally a modest tribal township, which was eventually elevated to a national capital by the Visigoths (one of two main branches of the Goths, who along with their cousins, the Ostrogoths in South Russia, were considered barbarians... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 140.95 US$ 122.16
This history of Spain in the period between the end of Roman rule and the time of the Arab conquest challenges many traditional assumptions about the history of this period. Presents original theories about how the Visigothic kingdom was governed, about law in the kingdom, about the Arab conquest, and about the rise of Spain as an intellectual... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29
A study of how John Cassian, a fifth-century Gallic author, tried to direct and reshape the development of Western monasticism. Richard J. Goodrich focuses on how Cassian's ascetic treatises were tailored to persuade a wealthy, aristocratic audience to adopt a more stringent, Christ-centred monastic life. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 119.99 US$ 103.19
A refutation of the conventional view that after the adoption of Christianity by the Roman empire the local community lost its voice in the appointment of bishops. Peter Norton argues that this right remained for longer than is normally assumed, with important consequences for our understanding of the administration of the later empire. more...