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- University of California Press 2003; US$ 34.95
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. This singular misfortune won him a front-row seat among history's great losers. By the time he was killed,... 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$ 57.95
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...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00
Analysis of diplomatic communication in the period of the 'fall of Rome'. more...
- University of California Press 2013; 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Originally published by Duckworth and the University of California Press, Procopius is now available for the first time in paperback. Professor Cameron emphasises the essential unity of Procopius' three works and, starting from the `minor' ones, demonstrates their intimate connection with the Wars . Procopius' writings are seen to comprise a subtle... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 285.00
A comprehensive analysis of Greek and Latin historiography from Constantine to the end of the sixth century AD. It aims to examine the development of late antique historiography, stressing the relations between pagan and Christian historians, their polemics, and their often neglected agreements. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 206.00
This journal supplement features scholarly articles on many aspects of Judaism, mostly from the Persian period through late Antiquity. In this collection of 23 contributions in honor of Hilhorst's 65th birthday retirement as a classical scholar from the U. of Groningen, the Netherlands, the editors (at the same campus) introduce his interests in ph more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00
The volume presents essays on the philosophical explanation of the relationship between body and soul in antiquity from the Presocratics to Galen, including papers on Parmenides on thinking (E. Hussey, R. Dilcher), Empedocles? Love (D. O?Brien), tripartition in Plato (T. Buchheim), Aristotle (C. Rapp, T. Johansen, P.-M. Morel), Peripatetics... more...