Late Antiquity & Byzantium Products

  • TransAntiquity

    Cross-Dressing and Transgender Dynamics in the Ancient World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Domitilla Campanile, Filippo Carlà-Uhink, Margherita Facella

    TransAntiquity explores transgender practices, in particular cross-dressing, and their literary and figurative representations in antiquity. It offers a ground-breaking study of cross-dressing, both the social practice and its conceptualization, and its interaction with normative prescriptions on…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Attic Oratory and Performance

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Serafim

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium

    1st Edition

    Edited by Averil Cameron, Niels Gaul

    Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium offers the first overall discussion of the literary and philosophical dialogue tradition in Greek from imperial Rome to the end of the Byzantine empire and beyond. Sixteen case studies combine theoretical approaches with in-depth analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge

  • Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Edward Siecienski

    Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy brings together some of the English-speaking world’s leading Constantinian scholars for an interdisciplinary study of the life and legacy of the first Christian emperor. For many, he remains a "sign of contradiction" (Luke 2:34) whose life and legacy…

    Hardback – 2017-01-12
    Routledge

  • Conversation, Friendship and Transformation

    Contemporary and Medieval Voices in a Theology of Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Constantine Jackson

    Conversation is the central spiritual exercise in philosophical and theological reflection on language and love. Groundbreaking in its interdisciplinary approach, Conversation, Friendship and Transformation invites readers to an exploration of theological reflection on conversation and friendship…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage

    Near-Death Experiences, Ancestor Cult, and the Archaeology of Paradise, 1st Edition

    By Stephen E. Potthoff

    The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage explores how the visionary experiences of early Christian martyrs shaped and informed early Christian ancestor cult and the construction of the cemetery as paradise. Taking the early Christian cemeteries in Carthage as a case study, the volume broadens our…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Edwards, Elena Ene D-Vasilescu

    This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Children and Everyday Life in the Roman and Late Antique World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Laes, Ville Vuolanto

    Children and Everyday Life in the Roman and Late Antique World explores what it meant to be a child in the Roman world - what were children’s concerns, interests and beliefs - and whether we can find traces of children’s own cultures. By combining different theoretical approaches and source…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Derek Krueger

    Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries forges a new conversation about the diversity of Christianities in the medieval eastern Mediterranean, centered on the history of practice, looking at liturgy, performance, prayer, poetry, and the material culture of worship. It…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Aleppo

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Ross Burns

    Aleppo is one of the longest-surviving cities of the ancient and Islamic Middle East. Until recently it enjoyed a thriving urban life—in particular an active traditional suq, whose origins can be traced across many centuries. Its tangle of streets still follow the Hellenistic grid and above it…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Medicine and Pharmacy in Byzantine Hospitals

    A study of the extant formularies, 1st Edition

    By David Bennett

    Scholars have made conflicting claims for Byzantine hospitals as medical institutions and as the forebears of the modern hospital. In this study is the first systematic examination of the evidence of the xenôn texts, or Xenonika, on which all such claims must in part rest. These texts, compiled…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean

  • A Census of Greek Medical Manuscripts

    From Byzantium to the Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Alain Touwaide

    Manuscripts containing Greek medical texts were inventoried by author and work at the beginning of the 20th century by a group of philologists under the direction of Hermann Diels. Useful as it was - and will continue to be – Diels’ catalogue omitted authors and works, misidentified manuscripts,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean

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