Classical Studies: Late Antiquity & Byzantium

  • The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    Edited by Robin M. Jensen, Mark D. Ellison

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second through the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that discuss specific media of visual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge

  • The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium book cover

    The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium

    By Eirini Panou

    The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium is the first undertaking in Byzantine scholarship to study the phenomenon of St Anna’s cult from the sixth until the fifteenth centuries. It was generated by the need to enrich our knowledge on a female saint who had already been studied in the West but remained…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition: Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives book cover

    Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition

    Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives

    By Alexis Torrance, Symeon Paschalidis

    Bringing together international scholars from across a range of linked disciplines (theology, history, Byzantine studies and philosophy) to examine the concept of the person in the Greek Christian East, Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition stretches in its scope from the New Testament to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Christian Epigraphy of Egypt and Nubia book cover

    The Christian Epigraphy of Egypt and Nubia

    By Jacques van der Vliet

    The present book collects 31 articles that Jacques van der Vliet, a leading scholar in the field of Coptic Studies (Leiden University / Radboud University, Nijmegen), has published since 1999 on Christian inscriptions from Egypt and Nubia. These inscriptions are dated between the third/fourth and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Basil the Great: Faith, Mission and Diplomacy in the Shaping of Christian Doctrine book cover

    Basil the Great: Faith, Mission and Diplomacy in the Shaping of Christian Doctrine

    By Nicu Dumitrașcu

    Regarded as one of the three hierarchs or pillars of orthodoxy along with Gregory of Nazianzus and John Chrysostom, Basil is a key figure in the formative process of Christianity in the fourth century. While his role in establishing Trinitarian terminology, as well as his function in shaping…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Cardinal Isidore (c.1390 - 1462): A Late Byzantine Scholar, Warlord, and Prelate book cover

    Cardinal Isidore (c.1390 - 1462)

    A Late Byzantine Scholar, Warlord, and Prelate

    By Marios Philippides, Walter K. Hanak

    A member of the imperial Palaeologan family, albeit most probably illegitimate, Isidore became a scholar at a young age and began his rise in the Byzantine ecclesiastical ranks. He was an active advocate of the union of the Orthodox and Catholic Churches in Constantinople. His military exploits,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Basil of Caesarea book cover

    Basil of Caesarea

    By Stephen Hildebrand

    This volume examines the life and thought of Basil of Caesarea. This unique volume brings together a lengthy introduction to his life and thought with a selection of extracts from his diverse works in new translations, with each extract accompanied by an introduction and notes. This format allows…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    The Early Church Fathers

  • Perceptions of the Body and Sacred Space in Late Antiquity and Byzantium book cover

    Perceptions of the Body and Sacred Space in Late Antiquity and Byzantium

    Edited by Jelena Bogdanovic

    Perceptions of the Body and Sacred Space in Late Antiquity and Byzantium seeks to reveal Christian understanding of the body and sacred space in the medieval Mediterranean. Case studies examine encounters with the holy through the perspective of the human body and sensory dimensions of sacred space…

    Hardback – 2018-03-02 
    Routledge

  • Reconceiving Religious Conflict: New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity book cover

    Reconceiving Religious Conflict

    New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity

    Edited by Wendy Mayer, Chris L. de Wet

    Reconceiving Religious Conflict deconstructs instances of religious conflict within the formative centuries of Christianity, the first six centuries CE. It explores the theoretical foundations of religious conflict; the dynamics of religious conflict within the context of persecution and martyrdom;…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Sex in Antiquity: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World book cover

    Sex in Antiquity

    Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World

    Edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, James Robson

    Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, Sex in Antiquity represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge
    Rewriting Antiquity

  • A Social-Political History of Monotheism: From Judah to the Byzantines book cover

    A Social-Political History of Monotheism

    From Judah to the Byzantines

    By Jeremiah Cataldo

    In A Social-Political History of Monotheism, Cataldo shows how political concerns were fundamental to the development of Judeo-Christian monotheism. Beginning with the disruptive and devastating historical events that shook early Israelite culture and ending with the seemingly victorious emergence…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Juvencus' Four Books of the Gospels: Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor book cover

    Juvencus' Four Books of the Gospels

    Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor

    By Scott McGill

    Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca. 330 CE. Consisting of around 3200 hexameter lines, it is the first of the Latin "Biblical epics" to appear in antiquity, and the first classicizing, hexameter poem on a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

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