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Late Antiquity

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  • Hellenism in Byzantiumby Anthony Kaldellis

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 56.00

    This text examines what it meant to be 'Greek' in late antiquity and Byzantium. 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...

  • 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...

  • A History of the Early Church to AD 500by John William Charles Wand

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 41.95

    Dr Wand's classic treatment of the early church is concise, comprehensive and makes use of specialist treatises. The organisation of material and lucid style make accessible what is at times a complex subject. In addition, the book is full of vignettes of prominent personages and curious items of information. Interesting and informative, A History... more...

  • The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman Worldby Peter Schäfer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman World examines Judaism in Palestine throughout the Hellenistic period, from Alexander the Great's conquest in 334BC to its capture by the Arabs in AD 636. Under the Greek, Roman and finally Christian supremacy which Hellenism brought, Judaism developed far beyond its biblical origins into a form which was... 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...

  • The Immortal Emperorby Donald M. Nicol

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00

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

  • Jewish Slavery in Antiquityby Catherine Hezser

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 164.99

    This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Jewish attitudes towards slavery in Hellenistic and Roman times. Against the traditional opinion that after the Babylonian Exile Jews refrained from employing slaves, Catherine Hezser shows that slavery remained a significant phenomenon of ancient Jewish everyday life and generated a discourse which... more...

  • Late Antiquityby Gillian Clark

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Late antiquity: decline or transformation, conflict or interaction?Late antiquity is the period (c.300 - c.800) in which barbarian invasions ended Roman Empire in Western Europe by the fifth century and Arab invasions ended Roman rule over the eastern and southern Mediterranean coasts by the seventh century. Asking 'what, where, and when' Gillian... more...