Late Antiquity & Byzantium Products

  • hThe Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity

    Essays in Imagination and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Cox Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. These collected essays by Patricia Cox Miller identify new possibilities of meaning in the study of religion in late antiquity. The book addresses the topic of the imaginative mindset of late ancient authors from a variety of Greco-Roman religious traditions.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • In Search of First-Century Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Joe E. Barnhart, Linda T. Kraeger

    Originally pulished in 2000, In Search of First Century Christianity contends that Christianity in the first century had no founder but rather evolved as a convergence of many forces: political disillusionment, cultural mutations, religious and theological motifs, psychosocial losses and new…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hospitals and Healing from Antiquity to the Later Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden

    The first part of this collection brings together a selection of Peregrine Horden's papers on the history of hospitals and related institutions of welfare provision from their origins in Late Antiquity to their medieval flourishing in Byzantium and the Islamic lands as well as in western Europe.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn W. Flynn

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Sicily and the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Hiroshi Takayama

    This book is a collection of milestone articles of a leading scholar in the study of the Norman Kingdom of Sicily, a crossroads of Latin-Christian, Greek-Byzantine, and Arab-Islamic cultures and one of the most fascinating but also one of the most neglected kingdoms in the medieval world. Some of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • A Cultural History of Bathing in Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Michal Zytka

    This book discusses social, religious and medical attitudes towards bathing in Late Antiquity. It examines the place of bathing in late Roman and early Byzantine society as seen in the literary, historical, and documentary sources from the late antique period. The author argues that bathing became…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Late Byzantium Reconsidered

    The Arts of the Palaiologan Era in the Mediterranean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Mattiello, Maria Alessia Rossi

    Late Byzantium Reconsidered offers a unique collection of essays analysing the artistic achievements of Mediterranean centres linked to the Byzantine Empire between 1261, when the Palaiologan dynasty re-conquered Constantinople, and the decades after 1453, when the Ottomans took the city, marking…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Aristotle and Early Christian Thought

    1st Edition

    By Mark Edwards

    In studies of early Christian thought, ‘philosophy’ is often a synonym for ‘Platonism’, or at most for ‘Platonism and Stoicism’. Nevertheless, it was Aristotle who, from the sixth century AD to the Italian Renaissance, was the dominant Greek voice in Christian, Muslim and Jewish philosophy.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • The Emperor in the Byzantine World

    Papers from the Forty-Seventh Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shaun Tougher

    The subject of the emperor in the Byzantine world may seem likely to be a well-studied topic but there is no book devoted to the emperor in general covering the span of the Byzantine empire. Of course there are studies on individual emperors, dynasties and aspects of the imperial office/role, but…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Byzantium and the West

    Perception and Reality (11th-15th c.), 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaos Chrissis, Athina Kolia-Dermitzaki, Angeliki Papageorgiou

    The interaction between Byzantium and the Latin West was intimately connected to practically all the major events and developments which shaped the medieval world in the High and Late Middle Ages – for example, the rise of the ‘papal monarchy’, the launch of the Crusades, the expansion of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • Alexander the Great in the Roman Empire, 150 BC to AD 600

    1st Edition

    By Jaakkojuhani Peltonen

    The life of Alexander the Great began to be retold from the moment of his death. The Greco-Roman authors used these stories as exemplars in a variety of ways. This book is concerned with the various stories of Alexander and how they were used in antiquity to promote certain policies, religious…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justine Firnhaber-Baker, Dirk Schoenaers

    The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt charts the history of medieval rebellion from Spain to Bohemia and from Italy to England, and includes chapters spanning the centuries between Imperial Rome and the Reformation. Drawing together an international group of leading scholars, chapters…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

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