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  • Ausonius

    Moselle, Epigrams, and Other Poems

    By Deborah Warren

    Ausonius provides translations of the key works of Ausonius, an important later Latin poet whose poems detail the social and cultural life of Gaul and its environment. His often difficult and playful Latin is presented in English by the award winning poet Deborah Warren, enabling a new generation…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • The Emperor in the Byzantine World

    Papers from the 47th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies

    Edited by Shaun Tougher

    The subject of the emperor in the Byzantine world may seem likely to be a well-studied topic but there is no book devoted to the emperor in general covering the span of the Byzantine empire. Of course there are studies on individual emperors, dynasties and aspects of the imperial office/role, but…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Byzantine Athens, 10th - 12th Centuries

    By Charalambos Bouras

    In this masterful synthesis, Charalambos Bouras draws together material and textual evidence for Athens in the Middle Byzantine period, from the mid-tenth century to 1204, when it was conquered by Crusaders. What emerges from his meticulous investigation is an urban fabric surprisingly makeshift in…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Greek Monasticism in Southern Italy, 1000-1500

    By Ines Angeli Murzaku, Barbara Crostini

    This volume has two foci: introducing a general history of Italo-Greek monasticism and honing in on its most typical representative, St Neilos. Part I is a thorough, primary-source, inter-disciplinary and critical examination of the history, theology, asceticism, hagiography and cultural-artistic…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Byzantium in the Eleventh Century

    Being in Between

    Edited by Marc D. Lauxtermann, Mark Whittow

    The eleventh century in Byzantium is all about being in between, whether this is between Basil II and Alexios Komnenos, between the forces of the Normans, the Pechenegs and the Turks, or between different social groupings, cultural identities and religious persuasions. It is a period of fundamental…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Byzantium and the Emergence of Muslim-Turkish Anatolia, ca. 1040-1130

    By Alexander Daniel Beihammer

    The arrival of the Seljuk Turks in Anatolia forms an indispensable part of modern Turkish discourse on national identity, but Western scholars, by contrast, have rarely included the Anatolian Turks in their discussions about the formation of European nations or the transformation of the Near East.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Tertullian and the Unborn Child

    Christian and Pagan Attitudes in Historical Perspective

    By Julian Barr

    Tertullian of Carthage was the earliest Christian writer to argue against abortion at length, and the first surviving Latin author to consider the unborn child in detail. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Tertullian’s attitude towards the foetus and embryo. Examining Tertullian’s…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Images of Children in Byzantium

    By Cecily Hennessy

    This book covers a subject that has never previously been addressed, and yet it is both a fascinating and a provocative one: the representation of children in Byzantium. The visual material is extensive, intriguing and striking, and the historical context is crucially important to our understanding…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Crusades

    Volume 15

    Edited by Benjamin Z. Kedar, Jonathan Phillips, Jonathan Riley-Smith, Nikolaos G. 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 – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Crusades

  • 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 ground-breaking study of cross-dressing, both the social practice and its conceptualization, and its interaction with normative prescriptions on…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • 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
    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 first 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 – 2017-01-16
    Routledge

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