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  • The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Eirini Panou

    The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium is the first undertaking in Byzantine research to study the phenomenon of St Anna’s cult from the sixth to the fifteenth centuries. It was prompted by the need to enrich our knowledge of a female saint who had already been studied in the West but remained virtually…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • The Christian Epigraphy of Egypt and Nubia

    1st Edition

    By Jacques van der Vliet

    Collected Studies CS1070 The present book collects 31 articles that Jacques van der Vliet, a leading scholar in the field of Coptic Studies (Leiden University / Radboud University, Nijmegen), has published since 1999 on Christian inscriptions from Egypt and Nubia. These inscriptions are dated…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse

    Double Trouble Embodied, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Bjelland Kartzow

    The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse adds new knowledge to the ongoing discussion of slavery in early Christian discourse. Kartzow argues that the complex tension between metaphor and social reality in early Christian discourse is undertheorized. A metaphor can…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition

    Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexis Torrance, Symeon Paschalidis

    Bringing together international scholars from across a range of linked disciplines to examine the concept of the person in the Greek Christian East, Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition stretches in its scope from the New Testament to contemporary debates surrounding personhood in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Basil the Great: Faith, Mission and Diplomacy in the Shaping of Christian Doctrine

    1st Edition

    By Nicu Dumitrașcu

    Regarded as one of the three hierarchs or pillars of orthodoxy along with Gregory of Nazianzus and John Chrysostom, Basil is a key figure in the formative process of Christianity in the fourth century. While his role in establishing Trinitarian terminology, as well as his function in shaping…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Cardinal Isidore (c.1390–1462)

    A Late Byzantine Scholar, Warlord, and Prelate, 1st Edition

    By Marios Philippides, Walter K. Hanak

    A member of the imperial Palaiologan family, albeit most probably illegitimate, Isidore became a scholar at a young age and began his rise in the Byzantine ecclesiastical ranks. He was an active advocate of the union of the Orthodox and Catholic Churches in Constantinople. His military exploits,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • Perceptions of the Body and Sacred Space in Late Antiquity and Byzantium

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jelena Bogdanovic

    Perceptions of the Body and Sacred Space in Late Antiquity and Byzantium seeks to reveal Christian understanding of the body and sacred space in the medieval Mediterranean. Case studies examine encounters with the holy through the perspective of the human body and sensory dimensions of sacred space…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • Reconceiving Religious Conflict

    New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Mayer, Chris L. de Wet

    Reconceiving Religious Conflict deconstructs instances of religious conflict within the formative centuries of Christianity, the first six centuries CE. It explores the theoretical foundations of religious conflict; the dynamics of religious conflict within the context of persecution and martyrdom;…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • A Social-Political History of Monotheism

    From Judah to the Byzantines, 1st Edition

    By Jeremiah W. Cataldo

    In A Social-Political History of Monotheism, Cataldo shows how political concerns were fundamental to the development of Judeo-Christian monotheism. Beginning with the disruptive and devastating historical events that shook early Israelite culture and ending with the seemingly victorious emergence…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

  • Greek Monasticism in Southern Italy

    The Life of Neilos in Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Crostini, Ines Angeli Murzaku

    This volume was conceived with the double aim of providing a background and a further context for the new Dumbarton Oaks English translation of the Life of St Neilos from Rossano, founder of the monastery of Grottaferrata near Rome in 1004. Reflecting this double aim, the volume is divided into two…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Religion and Peace

    Historical Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Friedman

    This volume represents a departure from the prevailing emphasis on religion and war in the medieval and early modern periods. Instead, the book explores the relationship between religion and peace in the context of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, both as an ideal and on the practical level. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Jewish Glass and Christian Stone

    A Materialist Mapping of the "Parting of the Ways", 1st Edition

    By Eric C. Smith

    In recent years scholars have re-evaluated the "parting of the ways" between Judaism and Christianity, reaching new understandings of the ways shared origins gave way to two distinct and sometimes inimical religious traditions. But this has been a profoundly textual task, relying on the writings of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

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