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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95
This volume makes use of a variety of interdisciplinary approaches in an attempt to provoke discussion on change (Dynamism), literary education (Didacticism), and reception studies (Classicism) in the history of late antique Greek literary culture. With contributions by both established scholars and young innovators in the field of late antique studies,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95
This book explores the construction of Christian identity in fourth and fifth centuries through inventing, fabricating and sharpening binary oppositions. Such oppositions, for example Christians - pagans; truth - falsehood; the one true god - the multitude of demons; the right religion - superstition, served to create and reinforce the Christian self-identity.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 38.95
Charles Odahl's comprehensive knowledge of the literary sources and his extensive research into the material remains of the period mean that this volume provides a more rounded and accurate portrait of Christian emperor than ever before. Extensively illustrated and fully documented, Constantine and the Christian Empire has been a landmark publication... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 149.00
This is a commentary on Book XXV of the Res Gestae by the fourth century historian Ammianus Marcellinus. The commentary discusses philological, literary, linguistic and historical problems in the Latin text. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
With the conversion of Constantine in 312, Christianity began a period of political and cultural dominance that it would enjoy until the twentieth century. Jacob Neusner contradicts the prevailing view that following Christianity's ascendancy, Judaism continued to evolve in isolation. He argues that because of the political need to defend its claims... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 135.00
Examines the theme of identity: geographic, ethnic , religious, status and sex-based. Discussions of Roman texts and images show how constructions of identity and culture contributed to the creation of "late antiquity" as a historical concept. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 145.00
This work examines the nature of Byzantine warfare and its relationship with society at large. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
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...