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  • Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy

    Edited by A. Edward Siecienski

    Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy brings together some of the English-speaking world’s leading Constantinian scholars for an interdisciplinary study of the life and legacy of the first Christian emperor. For many he remains a "sign of contradiction" (Luke 2:34) whose life and legacy…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 

  • TransAntiquity

    Cross-Dressing and Transgender Dynamics in the Ancient World

    Edited by Domitilla Campanile, Filippo Carlà-Uhink, Margherita Facella

    TransAntiquity explores transgender practices, in particular cross-dressing, and their literary and figurative representations in antiquity. It offers a comprehensive study of cross-dressing, both of the social practice and its conceptualization, and of its interaction with normative prescriptions…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium

    Edited by Averil Cameron, Niels Gaul

    Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium offers the ?rst overall discussion of the literary and philosophical dialogue tradition in Greek from imperial Rome to the end of the Byzantine empire and beyond. Sixteen case studies combine theoretical approaches with in-depth analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 

  • Attic Oratory and Performance

    By Andreas Serafim

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-01-18 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Conversation, Friendship and Transformation

    Contemporary and Medieval Voices in a Theology of Discourse

    By Jennifer Constantine Jackson

    Conversation is the central spiritual exercise in philosophical and theological reflection on language and love. Ground-breaking in its interdisciplinary approach, Conversation, Friendship and Transformation invites readers to an exploration of theological reflection on conversation and friendship…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 

  • Producing Christian Culture from Augustine to 1500s

    Medieval Exegesis and its Interpretative Genres

    By Giles E. M. Gasper, Francis Watson

    Producing Christian Culture takes as its thread the 'interpretative genres' within which medieval people engaged with the Bible. Contributors to the volume present specific material as a case study illustrative of a specific genre, whether devotional, homiletical, scholarly, or controversial. The…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 

  • Byzantine Athens 10th - 12th Centuries

    By Charalambos Bouras

    This book investigates Athens in the middle Byzantine period, from the mid-10th century to 1204, the date of the city’s conquest by the Crusaders. Using the surviving architectural remains as well as the scarce relevant literary sources, the volume also provides a summary of all recent…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 

  • Crusades

    Volume 15

    Edited by Benjamin Z. Kedar, Jonathan Phillips, Jonathan Riley-Smith, Nikolaos Chrissis

    Crusades covers seven hundred years from the First Crusade (1095-1102) to the fall of Malta (1798) and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the Near East and on theology, law, literature, art, numismatics…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 

  • The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage

    Near-Death Experiences, Ancestor Cult, and the Archaeology of Paradise

    By Stephen E. Potthoff

    The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage explores how the visionary experiences of early Christian martyrs shaped and informed early Christian ancestor cult and the construction of the cemetery as paradise. Taking the early Christian cemeteries in Carthage as a case study, the volume broadens our…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt

    Edited by Justine Firnhaber-Baker, Dirk Schoenaers

    The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt charts the history of medieval rebellion from Spain to Bohemia and from Italy to England, and includes chapters spanning the centuries between Imperial Rome and the Reformation. Drawing together an international group of leading scholars, chapters…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought

    Edited by Mark Edwards, Elena Ene D-Vasilescu

    This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Visions of Community in the Post-Roman World

    The West, Byzantium and the Islamic World, 300–1100

    By Clemens Gantner

    Edited by Walter Pohl

    This volume looks at 'visions of community' in a comparative perspective, from Late Antiquity to the dawning of the age of crusades. It addresses the question of why and how distinctive new political cultures developed after the disintegration of the Roman World, and to what degree their…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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