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  • Classic Essays in Early Rabbinic Culture and History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Hayes

    This volume brings together a set of classic essays on early rabbinic history and culture, seven of which have been translated into English especially for this publication. The studies are presented in three sections according to theme: (1) sources, methods and meaning; (2) tradition and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Classic Essays in Jewish History

  • Byzantium in the Eleventh Century

    Being in Between, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc D. Lauxtermann, Mark Whittow

    The eleventh century in Byzantium is all about being in between, whether this is between Basil II and Alexios Komnenos, between the forces of the Normans, the Pechenegs and the Turks, or between different social groupings, cultural identities and religious persuasions. It is a period of fundamental…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Byzantium and the Emergence of Muslim-Turkish Anatolia, ca. 1040-1130

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Daniel Beihammer

    The arrival of the Seljuk Turks in Anatolia forms an indispensable part of modern Turkish discourse on national identity, but Western scholars, by contrast, have rarely included the Anatolian Turks in their discussions about the formation of European nations or the transformation of the Near East.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Eastern Approaches to Byzantium

    Papers from the Thirty-Third Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, March 1999, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Eastmond

    The eastern frontier of Byzantium and the interaction of the peoples that lived along it are the themes of this book. With a focus on the ninth to thirteenth centuries and dealing with both art history and history, the essays provide reconsiderations of Byzantine policy on its eastern borders, new…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • The Fourth Crusade: Event, Aftermath, and Perceptions

    Papers from the Sixth Conference of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East, Istanbul, Turkey, 25-29 August 2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F. Madden

    The Fourth Crusade (1201-1204), launched to restore Jerusalem to Christian control, veered widely off course, finally landing at Constantinople which it conquered and sacked. The effects of the crusade were far-reaching during the Middle Ages and remain powerful even today, which explains the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Tertullian and the Unborn Child

    Christian and Pagan Attitudes in Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Julian Barr

    Tertullian of Carthage was the earliest Christian writer to argue against abortion at length, and the first surviving Latin author to consider the unborn child in detail. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Tertullian’s attitude towards the foetus and embryo. Examining Tertullian’s…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Crusades

    Volume 15, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Z. Kedar, Jonathan Phillips, Jonathan Riley-Smith, Nikolaos G. Chrissis

    Crusades covers seven hundred years from the First Crusade (1095-1102) to the fall of Malta (1798) and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the Near East and on theology, law, literature, art, numismatics…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Crusades

  • 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

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