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Late Antiquity

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  • The Memory of the Eyesby Georgia Frank

    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...

  • Tales of the Neighborhoodby Galit Hasan-Rokem

    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...

  • Law and Empire in Late Antiquityby Jill Harries

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 38.00

    The first systematic historical treatment in English of public law in the later Roman Empire. more...

  • Holy Bishops in Late Antiquityby Claudia Rapp

    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...

  • Procopius and the Sixth Centuryby Averil Cameron

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    In this new evaluation of Procopius, Professor Cameron emphasises the essential unity of the three works and, startin with the `minor' ones, deomstrates their intimate connection with the Wars . more...

  • Christianization and Communication in Late Antiquityby Jaclyn L. Maxwell

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    Studies the role of ordinary people in the 'Christianization' of the Roman Empire. more...

  • Common to Body and Soulby Richard A.H. King

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 168.00

    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 after Aristotle... more...

  • Christ and the Just Society in the Thought of Augustineby Robert Dodaro

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 35.00

    A new account of Augustine's political thought and ethics in relation to his theology. more...

  • The Byzantinesby Averil Cameron

    Wiley 2009; US$ 46.95

    Winner of the 2006 John D. Criticos Prize This book introduces the reader to the complex history, ethnicity, and identity of the Byzantines. This volume brings Byzantium – often misconstrued as a vanished successor to the classical world – to the forefront of European history Deconstructs stereotypes surrounding Byzantium Beautifully... more...

  • Rome in the Pyreneesby Simon Esmonde Cleary

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Drawing from the extensive excavation that he has carried out on the site for many years, Simon Esmonde-Clearry, an acknowledged authority on this period and region, presents the first full-length book, published in English, on a Roman-Gallic town. more...