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Late Antiquity

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  • Barbarism and Religion: Volume 4, Barbarians, Savages and Empiresby J. G. A. Pocock

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    The fourth volume of Barbarism and Religion, first published in 2005, which focuses on eighteenth-century Europe. more...

  • Byzantine Empressesby Lynda Garland

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Byzantine Empresses provides a series of biographical portraits of the most significant Byzantine women who ruled or shared the throne between 527 and 1204. It presents and analyses the available historical data in order to outline what these empresses did, what the sources thought they did, and what they wanted to do. 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...

  • Christianity and Roman Societyby Gillian Clark

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    Introduces the student to the role of the Christian tradition in the Roman world. more...

  • A Companion to Roman Britainby Malcolm Todd

    Wiley 2008; US$ 227.95

    This major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain spans the period from the first century BC to the fifth century AD. Major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain Brings together specialists to provide an overview of recent debates about this period Exceptionally broad coverage, embracing political, economic,... more...

  • Constructing Identities in Late Antiquityby Richard Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    The essays in Constructing Identities in Late Antiquity concern themselves with the theme of identity, an increasingly popular topic in Classical studies. Through detailed discussions of particular Roman texts and images, the contributors show not only how these texts were used to create and organise particular visions of late antique society and... more...

  • Contextualizing Cassianby Richard J. Goodrich

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 154.99

    A study of how John Cassian, a fifth-century Gallic author, tried to direct and reshape the development of Western monasticism. Richard J. Goodrich focuses on how Cassian's ascetic treatises were tailored to persuade a wealthy, aristocratic audience to adopt a more stringent, Christ-centred monastic life. - ;Richard J. Goodrich examines the attempt... more...

  • Episcopal Elections 250-600by Peter Norton

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 119.99

    A refutation of the conventional view that after the adoption of Christianity by the Roman empire the local community lost its voice in the appointment of bishops. Peter Norton argues that this right remained for longer than is normally assumed, with important consequences for our understanding of the administration of the later empire. - ;Peter Norton... more...

  • History and Geography in Late Antiquityby A. H. Merrills

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 48.00

    Examines the role of geography in the historical writings of the early medieval period. more...