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  • Evagrius Ponticus

    The Making of a Gnostic, 1st Edition

    By Julia Konstantinovsky

    A revered instructor of the eremitic monks of Nitria, Sketis and Kellia, Evagrius Ponticus is a fascinating yet enigmatic figure in the history of fourth-century mystical thought. This historical and theological re-evaluation of the teaching of Evagrius brings to bear evidence from the Greek and…

    Hardback – 2009-01-08
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Images of Children in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-12-22

  • Archaeology and History in Roman, Medieval and Post-Medieval Greece

    Studies on Method and Meaning in Honor of Timothy E. Gregory, 1st Edition

    By Linda Jones Hall

    Edited by William R. Caraher

    The essays in Archaeology and History in Roman, Medieval and Post-Medieval Greece honor the contributions of Timothy E. Gregory to our understanding of Greece from the Roman period to modern times. Evoking Gregory's diverse interests, the volume brings together anthropologists, art historians,…

    Hardback – 2008-10-08

  • Hellenisms

    Culture, Identity, and Ethnicity from Antiquity to Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katerina Zacharia

    This volume casts a fresh look at the multifaceted expressions of diachronic Hellenisms. A distinguished group of historians, classicists, anthropologists, ethnographers, cultural studies, and comparative literature scholars contribute essays exploring the variegated mantles of Greek ethnicity, and…

    Hardback – 2008-09-25

  • Dreambooks in Byzantium

    Six Oneirocritica in Translation, with Commentary and Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Steven M. Oberhelman

    Dreambooks in Byzantium offers for the first time in English translation and with commentary six of the seven extant Byzantine oneirocritica, or manuals on the interpretation of dreams. (The seventh, The Oneirocriticon of Achmet ibn Sereim was published previously by the author.) Dreams permeated…

    Hardback – 2008-09-10

  • The Fourth Crusade: Event, Aftermath, and Perceptions

    Papers from the Sixth Conference of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East, Istanbul, Turkey, 25-29 August 2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F. Madden

    The Fourth Crusade (1201-1204), launched to restore Jerusalem to Christian control, veered widely off course, finally landing at Constantinople which it conquered and sacked. The effects of the crusade were far-reaching during the Middle Ages and remain powerful even today, which explains the…

    Hardback – 2008-08-19
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • The Eunuch in Byzantine History and Society

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Tougher

    The existence of eunuchs was one of the defining features of the Byzantine Empire. Covering the whole span of the history of the empire, from the fourth to the fifteenth centuries AD, Shaun Tougher presents a comprehensive survey of the history and roles of eunuchs, making use of…

    Hardback – 2008-06-25
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Pseudo-Dionysius as Polemicist

    The Development and Purpose of the Angelic Hierarchy in Sixth Century Syria, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary A. Arthur

    The anonymous theologian known as Pseudo-Dionysius, who was responsible for arranging the angelic hierarchy into nine orders, had a significant influence on mediaeval European mysticism. This book places him in his religious and political context in sixth century Syria, and uncovers the hidden…

    Hardback – 2008-02-28
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Eat, Drink, and Be Merry (Luke 12:19) – Food and Wine in Byzantium

    Papers of the 37th Annual Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, In Honour of Professor A.A.M. Bryer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kallirroe Linardou, Leslie Brubaker

    This volume brings together a group of scholars to consider the rituals of eating together in the Byzantine world, the material culture of Byzantine food and wine consumption, and the transport and exchange of agricultural products. The contributors present food in nearly every conceivable guise,…

    Hardback – 2007-12-28
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Between Islam and Byzantium

    Aght`amar and the Visual Construction of Medieval Armenian Rulership, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Jones

    Between Islam and Byzantium provides the first complete analysis of the development of the visual expression of medieval Armenian rulership during the years 884-1045 CE. During this period, the Armenian rulers had loosened the ties that subjected them to the Arab caliphate, but by its end the…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21

  • In Laudem Hierosolymitani

    Studies in Crusades and Medieval Culture in Honour of Benjamin Z. Kedar, 1st Edition

    By Ronnie Ellenblum

    Edited by Iris Shagrir

    In the thirty-five years since B.Z. Kedar published the first of his many studies on the crusades, he has become a leading historian of this field, and of medieval and Middle Eastern history more broadly. His work has been groundbreaking, uncovering new evidence and developing new research tools…

    Hardback – 2007-11-30
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • The Cult of St Katherine of Alexandria in Early Medieval Europe

    1st Edition

    By Christine Walsh

    St Katherine of Alexandria was one of the most popular saints in both the Orthodox and Latin Churches in the later Middle Ages, yet there has been little study of how her cult developed before c. 1200. This book redresses the balance, providing a thorough examination of the way the cult spread from…

    Hardback – 2007-08-28
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

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