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  • Greek Monasticism in Southern Italy

    The Life of Neilos in Context

    Edited by Barbara Crostini, Ines Angeli Murzaku

    This volume was conceived with the double aim of providing a background and a further context for the new English translation of the Life of St Neilos of Rossano, founder of the monastery of Grottaferrata near Rome in 1004. Reflecting this double aim, the volume is divided into two parts. Part I,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-29 
    Routledge

  • Prophets, Prophecy, and Oracles in the Roman Empire

    Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman Cultures

    By Leslie Kelly

    This book surveys the uses and function of prophecy, prophets, and oracles among Jews, Christians, and pagans in the first three centuries of the Roman Empire and explores how prophecy and prophetic texts functioned as a common language that enabled religious discourse to develop between these…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Classical Studies

  • The Crusade in the Fifteenth Century

    Converging and competing cultures

    Edited by Norman Housley

    Increasingly, historians acknowledge the significance of crusading activity in the fifteenth century, and they have started to explore the different ways in which it shaped contemporary European society. Just as important, however, was the range of interactions which took place between the three…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Religion and Peace

    Historical Aspects

    Edited by Yvonne Friedman

    This volume represents a departure from the prevailing emphasis on religion and war in the medieval and early modern periods. Instead, the book explores the relationship between religion and peace in the context of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, both as an ideal and on the practical level. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Jewish Glass and Christian Stone

    A Materialist Mapping of the 'Parting of the Ways'

    By Eric C. Smith

    In recent years scholars have re-evaluated the "parting of the ways" between Judaism and Christianity, reaching new understandings of the ways shared origins gave way to two distinct and sometimes inimical religious traditions. But this has been a profoundly textual task, relying on the writings of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Writing about Byzantium

    The History of Niketas Choniates

    By Theresa Urbainczyk

    Niketas Choniates was in Constantinople when it was burnt and looted by the soldiers of the Fourth Crusade and he wrote a history which has always been the mainstay for anyone wishing to learn about the Comnene dynasty and the Byzantine Empire of the twelfth century. Yet it is a very difficult and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • The Hymnographic Book of Tropologion

    Sources, Liturgy and Chant Repertory

    By Svetlana Kujumdzieva

    The Tropologion is considered the earliest known extant chant book from the early Christian world which was in use until the twelfth century. The study of this book is still in its infancy. It has generally been believed that the book has survived in Georgian translation under the name ‘ladgari’…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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