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  • The Baptismal Liturgy of Jerusalem

    Fourth- and Fifth-Century Evidence from Palestine, Syria and Egypt, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Day

    Was Jerusalem, under her bishop Cyril, the source of liturgical innovations in the fourth century or was she simply following trends which also affected the liturgy of neighbouring provinces? In assessing these two established propositions in relation to baptism, Juliette Day undertakes a careful…

    Hardback – 2007-04-28
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • From Clement to Origen

    The Social and Historical Context of the Church Fathers, 1st Edition

    By David Ivan Rankin

    From Clement to Origen addresses the engagement of a number of pre-Nicene Church Fathers with the surrounding culture. David Rankin considers the historical and social context of the Fathers, grouped in cities and regions, their writings and theological reflections, and discusses how the particular…

    Hardback – 2006-10-28

  • Violence in Late Antiquity

    Perceptions and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by H.A. Drake

    'Violence' is virtually synonymous in the popular imagination with the period of the Later Roman Empire-a time when waves of barbarian invaders combined with urban mobs and religious zealots to bring an end to centuries of peace and serenity. All of these images come together in the Visigothic sack…

    Hardback – 2006-10-24

  • Byzantine Women

    Varieties of Experience 800-1200, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynda Garland

    This volume brings together a group of international scholars, who explore many unusual aspects of the world of Byzantine women in the period 800-1200. The specific aim of this collection is to investigate the participation of women - non-imperial women in particular - in supposedly 'masculine'…

    Hardback – 2006-09-01
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Proceedings of the 21st International Congress of Byzantine Studies, London, 21-26 August 2006

    Volume I: Plenary Papers; Volume II: Abstracts of Panel Papers; Volume III: Abstracts of Communications, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Bryer

    Edited by Elizabeth Jeffreys

    The theme of the 2006 International Congress of Byzantine Studies was display. This is explored under eight headings which highlight different aspects of the theme and different disciplines within Byzantine Studies: Empire, Works and Days, Infrastructures, Words, Texts, Orthodoxy, Byzantium as…

    Hardback – 2006-08-28

  • Greek Literature in Late Antiquity

    Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

    Late Antiquity has attracted a significant amount of attention in recent years. As a historical period it has thus far been defined by the transformation of Roman institutions, the emergence of distinct religious cultures (Jewish, Christian, Islamic), and the transmission of ancient knowledge to…

    Hardback – 2006-08-04

  • Byzantine Orthodoxies

    Papers from the Thirty-sixth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Durham, 23–25 March 2002, 1st Edition

    Edited by Augustine Casiday, Andrew Louth

    The Byzantine Empire - the Christianized Roman Empire - very soon defined itself in terms of correct theological belief, 'orthodoxy'. The terms of this belief were hammered out, for the most part, by bishops, but doctrinal decisions were made in councils called by the Emperors, many of whom…

    Hardback – 2006-04-28
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Personification in the Greek World

    From Antiquity to Byzantium, 1st Edition

    By Judith Herrin

    Edited by Emma Stafford

    Personification, the anthropomorphic representation of any non-human thing, is a ubiquitous feature of ancient Greek literature and art. Natural phenomena (earth, sky, rivers), places (cities, countries), divisions of time (seasons, months, a lifetime), states of the body (health, sleep, death),…

    Hardback – 2005-10-21
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Duns Scotus on God

    1st Edition

    By Richard Cross

    The Franciscan John Duns Scotus (c. 1266-1308) is the philosopher's theologian par excellence: more than any of his contemporaries, he is interested in arguments for their own sake. Making use of the tools of modern philosophy, Richard Cross presents a thorough account of Duns Scotus's arguments…

    Paperback – 2005-06-24
    Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology

  • Images of the Mother of God

    Perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Vassilaki

    Fully illustrated in colour and black and white, Images of the Mother of God complements the successful exhibition catalogue of the 'Mother of God' exhibition at the Benaki Museum in Athens. It brings together the work of leading international authorities and younger scholars to provide a…

    Hardback – 2005-02-28

  • Divine Faith

    1st Edition

    By John R.T. Lamont

    Using philosophical and theological reflection, this book explores the rational grounding for Christian faith, inquiring into the basis for believing the Christian revelation, and using the answers to give an account of Christian faith itself. Setting the discussion in the context of the history of…

    Hardback – 2004-12-07
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Vandals, Romans and Berbers

    New Perspectives on Late Antique North Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Merrills

    The birth, growth and decline of the Vandal and Berber Kingdoms in North Africa have often been forgotten in studies of the late Roman and post-Roman West. Although recent archaeological activity has alleviated this situation, the vast and disparate body of written evidence from the region remains…

    Hardback – 2004-11-19

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