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  • Money, Power and Politics in Early Islamic Syria

    A Review of Current Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Haldon

    The transformation of the eastern provinces of the Roman empire from the middle of the seventh century CE under the impact of Islam has attracted a good deal of scholarly attention in recent years, and as more archaeological material becomes available, has been subject to revision and rethinking in…

    Hardback – 2010-08-11

  • Kosma Aiguptiou Monachou Christianike Topographia - The Christian Topography of Cosmas, an Egyptian Monk

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. McCrindle

    Translated from the Greek, and Edited, with Notes and Introduction. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1897.…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28
    Hakluyt Society
    Hakluyt Society, First Series

  • Constantine and the Christian Empire

    2nd Edition

    By Charles Odahl

    This biographical narrative is a detailed portrayal of the life and career of the first Christian emperor Constantine the Great (273 – 337). Combining vivid narrative and historical analysis, Charles Odahl relates the rise of Constantine amid the crises of the late Roman world, his dramatic…

    Hardback – 2010-06-15
    Roman Imperial Biographies

  • Catholicity and Heresy in the Early Church

    1st Edition

    By Mark Edwards

    While it has often been recognised that the development of Christian orthodoxy was stimulated by the speculations of those who are now called heretics, it is still widely assumed that their contribution was merely catalytic, that they called forth the exposition of what the main church already…

    Paperback – 2009-10-28

  • El Greco – The Cretan Years

    1st Edition

    By Nikolaos M. Panagiotakes, translated by John C. Davis

    Exploring all the available sources, this study, which until now was only available in Greek, presents us with an account of El Greco's life up to the time he left Crete for Italy in 1567 at the age of twenty-six, already an accomplished professional painter. Nikolaos Panagiotakes provides a…

    Hardback – 2009-09-04
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Jerome of Stridon

    His Life, Writings and Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Josef Lössl

    Edited by Andrew Cain

    This book assembles eighteen studies by internationally renowned scholars that epitomize the latest and best advances in research on the greatest polymath in Latin Christian antiquity, Jerome of Stridon (c.346-420) traditionally known as "Saint Jerome." It is divided into three sections which…

    Hardback – 2009-06-28

  • Monemvasia

    A Byzantine City State, 1st Edition

    By Haris A. Kalligas

    This lavishly illustrated book stands out in its field as the only book currently available on the best-preserved Byzantine city in the Peloponnese – Monemvasia. Haris A. Kalligas, a world authority on Monemvasia’s history and architecture, here explores the city’s foundation, its status as a…

    Hardback – 2009-06-23

  • Byzantine Trade, 4th-12th Centuries

    The Archaeology of Local, Regional and International Exchange. Papers of the Thirty-eighth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, St John's College, University of Oxford, March 2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlia Mundell Mango

    The 28 papers examine questions relating to the extent and nature of Byzantine trade from Late Antiquity into the Middle Ages. The Byzantine state was the only political entity of the Mediterranean to survive Antiquity and thus offers a theoretical standard against which to measure diachronic and…

    Hardback – 2009-06-11
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Ekphrasis, Imagination and Persuasion in Ancient Rhetorical Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Webb

    This is a study of ekphrasis, the art of making listeners and readers 'see' in their imagination through words alone, as taught in ancient rhetorical schools and as used by Greek writers of the Imperial period (2nd-6th centuries CE). The author places the practice of ekphrasis within its cultural…

    Hardback – 2009-04-28

  • Reading Anselm's Proslogion

    The History of Anselm's Argument and its Significance Today, 1st Edition

    By Ian Logan

    Anselm’s Proslogion has sparked controversy from the time it was written (c.1077) to the present day. Attempts to provide definitive accounts of its argument have led to a wide and contradictory variety of interpretations. In this book, Ian Logan goes back to basics, to the Latin text of the…

    Hardback – 2009-04-15
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Athenagoras

    Philosopher and Theologian, 1st Edition

    By David Rankin

    Athenagoras of Athens was a Christian thinker of the second century who engaged with contemporary philosophical thought in the matters of the divine, and the relationship of that divine to the material world. While clearly a Christian apologist, Athenagoras presents doctrines of God, of the Holy…

    Hardback – 2009-02-28

  • Transformations of Late Antiquity

    Essays for Peter Brown, 1st Edition

    By Manolis Papoutsakis

    Edited by Philip Rousseau

    This book focuses on a simple dynamic: the taking in hand of a heritage, the variety of changes induced within it, and the handing on of that legacy to new generations. Our contributors suggest, from different standpoints, that this dynamic represented the essence of 'late antiquity'. As Roman…

    Hardback – 2009-01-28

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