Classical Studies: Late Antiquity & Byzantium

  • The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo Nilous: Hieroglyphic Semantics in Late Antiquity book cover

    The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo Nilous

    Hieroglyphic Semantics in Late Antiquity

    By Mark Wildish

    The main aim of this book is to reconstruct a philosophical context for the Hieroglyphica of Horapollo, a late 5th century Greek study of hieroglyphic writing. In addition to reviewing and drawing on earlier approaches it explores the range of signs and meanings for which Horapollo is interested in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • 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

    This book 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; the social and moral…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity book cover

    The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity

    By John Moorhead

    In the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in the period of late antiquity. Rather than being viewed within a paradigm of the fall of the Roman Empire, these centuries have come to be seen as a time of immense creativity and significance in western history. Popes and the Church…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • The Book of Zechariah and its Influence book cover

    The Book of Zechariah and its Influence

    By Christopher Tuckett

    Edited by Christopher Tuckett

    This title was first published in 2003. The book bearing the title of 'Zechariah' is, in its present form, an amalgam of oracles and prophecies stemming from Zechariah himself as well as others. It became part of Jewish scripture, was revered and valued, and was a partiuclar favourite of a number…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Porphyrogenita: Essays on the History and Literature of Byzantium and the Latin East in Honour of Julian Chrysostomides book cover

    Porphyrogenita

    Essays on the History and Literature of Byzantium and the Latin East in Honour of Julian Chrysostomides

    By Charalambos Dendrinos, Jonathan Harris, Judith Herrin

    Edited by Eirene Harvalia-Crook

    This book was first published in 2003.The collection of thirty-four essays in Porphyrogenita reflects the life-long teaching and research interests of Julian Chrysostomides, Director of the Hellenic Institute, Royal Holloway, University of London. They cover Byzantine history, historiography,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Understanding Byzantium: Studies in Byzantine Historical Sources book cover

    Understanding Byzantium

    Studies in Byzantine Historical Sources

    By Takacs Sarolta, Paul Speck

    This book was first published in 2003.Paul Speck's work is acknowledged to be of profound importance for the study of the history and culture of the Byzantine world. If at times controversial, it has proved highly influential in terms of the approaches to be taken to historical and literary sources…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity: Essays in Imagination and Religion book cover

    The Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity

    Essays in Imagination and Religion

    By Patricia Cox Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. These collected essays by Patricia Cox Miller identify new possibilities of meaning in the study of religion in late antiquity. The book addresses the topic of the imaginative mindset of late ancient authors from a variety of Greco-Roman religious traditions.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • In Search of First-Century Christianity book cover

    In Search of First-Century Christianity

    By Joe E. Barnhart, Linda T. Kraeger

    In Search of First Century Christianity contends that Christianity in the first century had no founder but rather evolved as a convergence of many forces: political disillusionment, cultural mutations, religious and theological motifs, psychosocial losses and new expectations. Moving on from an…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Irenaeus's Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching: A Theological Commentary and Translation book cover

    Irenaeus's Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching

    A Theological Commentary and Translation

    By Iain M. MacKenzie

    This title was first published in 2002. The theology of Irenaeus, and the Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching in particular, is pivotal in showing the way in which the fathers of the church interpreted scripture and distilled doctrine. The Demonstration is an important hinge showing how the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Augustine and Liberal Education book cover

    Augustine and Liberal Education

    By Kim Paffenroth, Kevin L. Hughes

    This title was first published in 2000:  Augustine of Hippo (354-430 CE) - Bishop, theologian, philosopher, and rhetorician - has left a rich legacy for reflection upon relationships between Christianity and culture, between Christian catechesis and liberal education, and between faith and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cyprus, The Franks and Venice, 13th–16th Centuries book cover

    Cyprus, The Franks and Venice, 13th–16th Centuries

    By Benjamin Arbel

    This title was first published in 2000: The role of Cyprus as a meeting-point of different civilisations and as a focus of international contention are key themes in this volume. The history and society of the island kingdom under Frankish, then Venetian rule are examined in a wider…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Platonism Pagan and Christian: Studies in Plotinus and Augustine book cover

    Platonism Pagan and Christian

    Studies in Plotinus and Augustine

    By Gerard O'Daly

    This title was first published in 2001. A collection of fifteen studies which explore topics in the psychology and philosophy of mind of Plotinus, Augustine, and Boethius, as well as the development of Augustine's views on history and Roman religion.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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