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Late Antiquity

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  • Failure of Empireby Noel Emmanuel Lenski

    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...

  • 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...

  • Greek and Roman historiography in late antiquityby G. Marasco

    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...

  • Jerusalem, Alexandria, Romeby F. Garcia Martinez; Luttikhuizen; Gerard P. Luttikhuizen

    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...

  • Hispania in Late Antiquityby Kim Bowes; Michael Kulikowski

    BRILL 2005; US$ 223.00

    This collection of essays on late Roman Hispania describes the relationships between the peninsula and the rest of the late antique world. Its contributors ? archaeologists, historians, and historians of art ? address both the historical evidence and the complex historiography of late antique Hispania. more...

  • Transfigurations of Hellenismby László Török

    BRILL 2005; US$ 249.00

    This richly illustrated book presents a history of Egyptian late antique?early Byzantine (Coptic) art in its international stylistic, social and intellectual context. more...