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Late Antiquity

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  • The Inheritance of Romeby Chris Wickham

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 20.00

    A unique and enlightening look at Europe's so-called Dark Ages Defying the conventional Dark Ages view of European history between A.D. 400 and 1000, award-winning historian Chris Wickham presents The Inheritance of Rome , a work of remarkable scope and rigorous yet accessible scholarship. Drawing on a wealth of new material and featuring a... more...

  • Justinian's Fleaby William Rosen

    Random House 2010; US$ 23.98

    In the middle of the sixth century, the world's smallest organism collided with the world's mightiest empire. With the death of twenty-five million people, the Roman Empire, under her last great emperor, Justinian, was decimated. Before Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that carries bubonic plague, was finished, both the Roman and Persian empires... more...

  • Terry Jones' Barbariansby Alan Ereira; Terry Jones

    Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 15.98

    Terry Jones' Barbarians takes a completely fresh approach to Roman history. Not only does it offer us the chance to see the Romans from a non-Roman perspective, it also reveals that most of those written off by the Romans as uncivilized, savage and barbaric were in fact organized, motivated and intelligent groups of people, with no intentions of... more...

  • The Immortal Emperorby Donald M. Nicol

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 28.00

    The first biography of the last Byzantine Emperor. more...

  • Constructing Communities in the Late Roman Countrysideby Cam Grey

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 88.00

    The first comprehensive treatment of the 'small politics' of rural communities in the Late Roman world. more...

  • The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquityby Averil Cameron

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity , now covering the period 395-700 AD, provides both a detailed introduction to late antiquity and a direct challenge to conventional views of the end of the Roman empire. Leading scholar Averil Cameron focuses on the changes and continuities in Mediterranean... more...

  • Studying Gender in Classical Antiquityby Lin Foxhall

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    Up-to-date, theoretically informed historical survey of the practices and performance of gender in ancient Greece and Rome. more...

  • From Constantine to Julian: Pagan and Byzantine Viewsby Samuel Lieu; Dominic Montserrat

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    From Constantine to Julian provides students with important source material, covering an age of major transition in Europe; an age which saw the establishment of Rome as a Christian Empire and a period of recidivism under Julian. Texts included are the anonymous Origo Constantini^; Eumenius, Panegyric of 310 ; Byzantine life of Constantine; Libanius,... more...

  • The Historians of Late Antiquityby David Rohrbacher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The fourth and fifth centuries AD were an era of religious conflict, political change and military conflict. The responses of contemporary historians to these turbulent times reflect their diverse backgrounds - Christian and pagan, writing in both Greek and Latin, documenting church and state. This volume is the first to offer an accessible survey... more...

  • Aurelian and the Third Centuryby Alaric Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    Aurelian and the Third Century provides a re-evaluation, in the light of recent scholarship, of the difficulties facing the Roman empire in the AD 260s and 270s, concentrating upon the reign of the Emperor Aurelian and his part in summoning them. With introduction examining the situation in the mid third century, the book is divided into two parts:... more...