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  • The Crusade in the Fifteenth Century

    Converging and competing cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Housley

    Increasingly, historians acknowledge the significance of crusading activity in the fifteenth century, and they have started to explore the different ways in which it shaped contemporary European society. Just as important, however, was the range of interactions which took place between the three…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Augustine and Liberal Education

    1st Edition

    By Kim Paffenroth, Kevin L. Hughes

    This title was first published in 2000:  Augustine of Hippo (354-430 CE) - Bishop, theologian, philosopher, and rhetorician - has left a rich legacy for reflection upon relationships between Christianity and culture, between Christian catechesis and liberal education, and between faith and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic

    Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812), 1st Edition

    Edited by Mladen Ančić, Jonathan Shepard, Trpimir Vedriš

    Although often mentioned in textbooks about the Carolingian and Byzantine empires, the Treaty of Aachen has not received much close attention. This volume attempts not just to fill the gap, but to view the episode through both micro- and macro-lenses. Introductory chapters review the state of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Origen Against Plato

    1st Edition

    By Mark Julian Edwards

    This title was first published in 2002.Origen (AD 185 - 254) is regarded as one of the figures chiefly responsible for the contamination of biblical theology with pagan philosophy in the early church. Edwards argues that Origen set out to construct a Christian philosophy, yet he did so with the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Prophets and Profits

    Ancient Divination and Its Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Evans

    This volume examines the ways in which divination, often through oracular utterances and other mechanisms, linked mortals with the gods, and places the practice within the ancient sociopolitical and religious environment. Whether humans sought knowledge by applying to an oracle through which the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Celibate and Childless Men in Power

    Ruling Eunuchs and Bishops in the Pre-Modern World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Almut Höfert, Matthew Mesley, Serena Tolino

    This book explores a striking common feature of pre-modern ruling systems on a global scale: the participation of childless and celibate men as integral parts of the elites. In bringing court eunuchs and bishops together, this collection shows that the integration of men who were normatively or…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Blessing of Waters and Epiphany

    The Eastern Liturgical Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas E. Denysenko

    This book examines the historical development of the blessing of waters and its theology in the East, with an emphasis on the Byzantine tradition. Exploring how Eastern Christians have sought these waters as a source of healing, purification, and communion with God, Denysenko unpacks their…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Childhood in History

    Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reidar Aasgaard, Cornelia Horn

    Inquiring into childhood is one of the most appropriate ways to address the perennial and essential question of what it is that makes human beings – each of us – human. In Childhood in History: Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds, Aasgaard, Horn, and Cojocaru bring together…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Israel, the Church, and Millenarianism

    A Way beyond Replacement Theology, 1st Edition

    By Steven D. Aguzzi

    Since the calls of the Second Vatican Council, Roman Catholic theologians have sought to overcome an overarching problem facing Jewish–Christian relations, the concept of "supersessionism"; the idea that God has revoked the spiritual and historical promises made to the Jewish people in favour of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Borderline Virginities

    Sacred and Secular Virgins in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    By Sissel Undheim

    How and why did virginity come to play such a crucial part in the Christian Church in the formative and defining period of Late Antiquity? Sissel Undheim analyzes the negotiations over what constituted virginity and assesses its socio-religious value in fourth-century Rome by looking at those at…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Prudentius' Hymns for Hours and Seasons

    Liber Cathemerinon, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Richardson

    Combining faithfulness to the Latin with sensitivity to Prudentius’ poetic qualities, Nicholas Richardson offers a precise yet creative verse translation of a major work by one of the most important Christian Latin poets of late antiquity. Prudentius’ Hymns for Hours and Seasons also provides…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

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