Late Antiquity & Byzantium Products

  • John's Gospel as Witness

    The Development of the Early Christian Language of Faith, 1st Edition

    By Alexander S. Jensen

    This book defends the claims of historical-critical research into the New Testament as necessary for theological interpretation. Presenting an interdisciplinary study about the nature of theological language, this book considers the modern debate in theological hermeneutics beginning with the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Identities and Allegiances in the Eastern Mediterranean after 1204

    1st Edition

    By Guillaume Saint-Guillain

    Edited by Judith Herrin

    This volume of studies explores a particularly complex period in Byzantine history, the thirteenth century, from the Fourth Crusade to the recapture of Constantinople by exiled leaders from Nicaea. During this time there was no Greek state based on Constantinople and so no Byzantine Empire by…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06

  • Geneses

    A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tolan

    What is a religion? How do we discern the boundaries between religions, or religious communities? When does Judaism become Judaism, Christianity become Christianity, Islam become Islam? Scholars have increasingly called into question the standard narratives created by the various orthodoxies,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn W. Flynn

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Sicily and the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Hiroshi Takayama

    This book is a collection of milestone articles of a leading scholar in the study of the Norman Kingdom of Sicily, a crossroads of Latin-Christian, Greek-Byzantine, and Arab-Islamic cultures and one of the most fascinating but also one of the most neglected kingdoms in the medieval world. Some of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • A Cultural History of Bathing in Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Michal Zytka

    This book discusses social, religious and medical attitudes towards bathing in Late Antiquity. It examines the place of bathing in late Roman and early Byzantine society as seen in the literary, historical, and documentary sources from the late antique period. The author argues that bathing became…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21

  • Late Byzantium Reconsidered

    The Arts of the Palaiologan Era in the Mediterranean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Mattiello, Maria Alessia Rossi

    Late Byzantium Reconsidered offers a unique collection of essays analysing the artistic achievements of Mediterranean centres linked to the Byzantine Empire between 1261, when the Palaiologan dynasty re-conquered Constantinople, and the decades after 1453, when the Ottomans took the city, marking…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19

  • Aristotle and Early Christian Thought

    1st Edition

    By Mark Edwards

    In studies of early Christian thought, ‘philosophy’ is often a synonym for ‘Platonism’, or at most for ‘Platonism and Stoicism’. Nevertheless, it was Aristotle who, from the sixth century AD to the Italian Renaissance, was the dominant Greek voice in Christian, Muslim and Jewish philosophy.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • The Emperor in the Byzantine World

    Papers from the Forty-Seventh Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-05
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Byzantium and the West

    Perception and Reality (11th-15th c.), 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaos Chrissis, Athina Kolia-Dermitzaki, Angeliki Papageorgiou

    The interaction between Byzantium and the Latin West was intimately connected to practically all the major events and developments which shaped the medieval world in the High and Late Middle Ages – for example, the rise of the ‘papal monarchy’, the launch of the Crusades, the expansion of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21

  • Alexander the Great in the Roman Empire, 150 BC to AD 600

    1st Edition

    By Jaakkojuhani Peltonen

    The life of Alexander the Great began to be retold from the moment of his death. The Greco-Roman authors used these stories as exemplars in a variety of ways. This book is concerned with the various stories of Alexander and how they were used in antiquity to promote certain policies, religious…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21

  • Becoming a Woman and Mother in Greco-Roman Egypt

    Women’s Bodies, Society and Domestic Space, 1st Edition

    By Ada Nifosi

    How did Greco-Roman Egyptian society perceive women’s bodies and how did it acknowledge women’s reproductive functions? Detailing women’s lives in Greco-Roman Egypt this monograph examines understudied aspects of women's lives such as their coming of age, social and religious taboos of menstruation…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

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