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  • Languages and Cultures of Eastern Christianity: Greek

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

    This volume brings together a set of fundamental contributions, many translated into English for this publication, along with an important introduction. Together these explore the role of Greek among Christian communities in the late antique and Byzantine East (late Roman Oriens), specifically in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Greek Literature in Late Antiquity

    Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

    Late Antiquity has attracted a significant amount of attention in recent years. As a historical period it has thus far been defined by the transformation of Roman institutions, the emergence of distinct religious cultures (Jewish, Christian, Islamic), and the transmission of ancient knowledge to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Luke the Priest

    The Authority of the Author of the Third Gospel, 1st Edition

    By Rick Strelan

    This book focuses on the authority and status of the author of Luke-Acts. What authority did he have to write a Gospel, to interpret the Jewish Scriptures and traditions of Israel, to interpret the Jesus traditions, and to update the narrative with a second volume with its interpretation of Paul…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Divination and Theurgy in Neoplatonism

    Oracles of the Gods, 1st Edition

    By Crystal Addey

    Why did ancient philosophers consult oracles, write about them, and consider them to be an important part of philosophical thought and practice? This book explores the extensive links between oracles and philosophy in Late Antiquity, particularly focusing on the roles of oracles and other forms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • John II Komnenos, Emperor of Byzantium

    In the Shadow of Father and Son, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Bucossi, Alex Rodriguez Suarez

    The Emperor John II Komnenos (1118–1143) has been overshadowed by both his father Alexios I and his son Manuel I. Written sources have not left us much evidence regarding his reign, although authors agree that he was an excellent emperor. However, the period witnessed territorial expansion in Asia…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Gifts of Clothing in Late Antique Literature

    1st Edition

    By Nikki Rollason

    Both clothing and gifts in the ancient world have separately been the subject of much scholarly discussion because they were an integral part of Greek and Roman society and identity, creating and reinforcing the relationships which kept a community together, as well as delineating status and even…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Education and Religion in Late Antique Christianity

    Reflections, social contexts and genres, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Gemeinhardt, Lieve Van Hoof, Peter Van Nuffelen

    This book studies the complex attitude of late ancient Christians towards classical education. In recent years, the different theoretical positions that can be found among the Church Fathers have received particular attention: their statements ranged from enthusiastic assimilation to outright…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Interpreting the Bible and Aristotle in Late Antiquity

    The Alexandrian Commentary Tradition between Rome and Baghdad, 1st Edition

    By Josef Lössl

    Edited by John W. Watt

    This book brings together sixteen studies by internationally renowned scholars on the origins and early development of the Latin and Syriac biblical and philosophical commentary traditions. It casts light on the work of the founder of philosophical biblical commentary, Origen of Alexandria, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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