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Late Antiquity

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  • The Romanization of Central Spainby Leonard A Curchin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Curchin explores how, why and to what extent the peoples of Central Spain were integrated into the Roman Empire during the period from the second century BC to the second century AD. He approaches the question from a variety of angles, including the social, economic, religious and material experiences of the inhabitants as they adjusted to change,... more...

  • Roman Berytusby Linda Jones Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Examining the numerous primary sources, including inscriptions, religions, histories, literary references, legal codes, and archaeological reports, Linda Jones Hall presents a composite history of late antique Berytus - from its founding as a Roman colony in the time of Augustus, to its development into a center of legal study under Justinian. The... more...

  • Rome's Eastern Tradeby Gary K. Young

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The spectacular ruins of such places as Palmyra and Petra bear witness to the wealth and power which could be derived from the silks, spices and incense of the east. Such goods were highly prized in the Roman Empire, and merchants were ready to face the perils of deserts, oceans, warfare and piracy to meet the demand for their wares. But exactly ... more...

  • Byzantium at War AD 600-1453by John Haldon

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 105.00

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Catastropheby David Keys

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 25.00

    It was a catastrophe without precedent in recorded history: for months on end, starting in A.D. 535, a strange, dusky haze robbed much of the earth of normal sunlight. Crops failed in Asia and the Middle East as global weather patterns radically altered. Bubonic plague, exploding out of Africa, wiped out entire populations in Europe. Flood and drought... more...

  • The Making of the Slavsby Florin Curta

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 52.00

    An alternative approach to Slavic ethnicity in south-eastern Europe c. 500?c. 700. more...

  • Irenaeus of Lyonsby Eric Osborn

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    Eric Osborn's book presents a major study of Irenaeus (125?200), bishop of Lyons. more...

  • Humour, History and Politics in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Agesby Guy Halsall

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00

    A collection of essays on the use of humour by late antique and early medieval writers. more...

  • Wandering, Begging Monksby Daniel Folger Caner

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    An apostolic lifestyle characterized by total material renunciation, homelessness, and begging was practiced by monks throughout the Roman Empire in the fourth and fifth centuries. Such monks often served as spiritual advisors to urban aristocrats whose patronage gave them considerable authority and independence from episcopal control. This book is... more...

  • A History of Byzantiumby Timothy E. Gregory

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 82.95

    A concise narrative of Byzantine history from the time of Constantine the Great (AD 306) to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. The book views Byzantium as a vital society, important in its own right, but that also served as a bridge between East and West and ancient and modern society. more...