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Late Antiquity

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  • Christ and the Just Society in the Thought of Augustineby Robert Dodaro

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 38.00

    A new account of Augustine's political thought and ethics in relation to his theology. more...

  • 428 ADby Giusto Traina; Averil Cameron

    Princeton University Press 2011; Not Available

    This is a sweeping tour of the Mediterranean world from the Atlantic to Persia during the last half-century of the Roman Empire. By focusing on a single year not overshadowed by an epochal event, 428 AD provides a truly fresh look at a civilization in the midst of enormous change--as Christianity takes hold in rural areas across the empire, as western... more...

  • Byzantium: A Very Short Introductionby Peter Sarris

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99

    From the fourth to the fifteenth century AD the Byzantine Empire flourished as a powerful economic, cultural, and military force, whose influence stretched from Spain to Egypt. Peter Sarris explores the fusion of Greek and Roman civilization at the heart of the Byzantine Empire, and charts its struggle for survival against external challenges. more...

  • Theory and practice in late antique archaeologyby L. Lavan; W. Bowden

    BRILL 2003; US$ 150.00

    An exploration of theoretical frameworks, methodology and field practice suited to the late antique Mediterranean. Broad themes such as long-term change, topography, the economy and social life are covered, but in terms of the issues and problems being tackled by scholars of late antiquity. more...

  • Justinian's Fleaby William Rosen

    Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00

    From the acclaimed author of Miracle Cure and The Third Horseman , the epic story of the collision between one of nature's smallest organisms and history's mightiest empire During the golden age of the Roman Empire, Emperor Justinian reigned over a territory that stretched from Italy to North Africa. It was the zenith of his achievements and... more...

  • The Black Deathby Joseph P. Byrne

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2004; US$ 50.00

    Eight thematic chapters guide the reader through the medical perspective of the plague - medieval and modern - and the plague's impact on society, cities, individuals, and art of the time. An annotated timeline guides the reader through the key events and dates of this recurring disaster. more...

  • Merovingian Military Organization, 481-751by Bernard S. Bachrach

    University of Minnesota Press 1972; US$ 67.50

    In the area which is now France and was then Gaul, military institutions fundamentally influenced the successes and failures of the Merovingian dynasty, from 481 to 751. Professor Bachrach examines this period in detail, studying the forms of military org more...

  • A Companion to Late Antiquityby Philip Rousseau

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.95 US$ 50.36

    An accessible and authoritative overview capturing the vitality and diversity of scholarship that exists on the transformative time period known as late antiquity. Provides an essential overview of current scholarship on late antiquity – from between the accession of Diocletian in AD 284 and the end of Roman rule in the Mediterranean Comprises... more...

  • Terry Jones' Barbariansby Alan Ereira; Terry Jones

    Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 15.50

    Terry Jones' Barbarians takes a completely fresh approach to Roman history. Not only does it offer us the chance to see the Romans from a non-Roman perspective, it also reveals that most of those written off by the Romans as uncivilized, savage and barbaric were in fact organized, motivated and intelligent groups of people, with no intentions of... more...

  • Constructing Communities in the Late Roman Countrysideby Cam Grey

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    The first comprehensive treatment of the 'small politics' of rural communities in the Late Roman world. more...