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  • 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

  • Becoming a Woman and Mother in Greco-Roman Egypt

    Women’s Bodies, Society and Domestic Space, 1st Edition

    By Ada Nifosi

    How did Greco-Roman Egyptian society perceive women’s bodies and how did it acknowledge women’s reproductive functions? Detailing women’s lives in Greco-Roman Egypt this monograph examines understudied aspects of women's lives such as their coming of age, social and religious taboos of menstruation…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this multidisciplinary collection of ten essays explores the intersection of liturgy, acoustics, and art in the churches of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Rome and Armenia, and reflects on the role digital…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Damascus

    A History, 2nd Edition

    By Ross Burns

    Damascus, first published in 2005, was the first account in English of the history of the city, bringing out the crucial role it has played at many points in the region’s past. It traces the story of this colourful, significant and complex city through its physical development, from the its…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Byzantine Military Manuals as Literary Works and Practical Handbooks

    The Case of the Tenth-Century Sylloge Tacticorum, 1st Edition

    By Georgios Chatzelis

    This book studies the Sylloge Tacticorum, an important tenth-century Byzantine military manual. The text is used as a case study to connect military manuals with the challenges that Byzantium faced in its wars with the Arabs, but also with other aspects of Byzantine society such as education,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Image Making in Byzantium, Sasanian Persia and the Early Muslim World

    Images and Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Cutler

    Relations between Byzantium and its neighbours are the focus of this volume. The papers address questions of cultural exchange, with special attention to art historical relations as shown by technical, iconographic and diplomatic exchanges. While addressed to specialists, both their approach and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Painter Angelos and Icon-Painting in Venetian Crete

    1st Edition

    By Maria Vassilaki

    The sixteen studies in this book include six specially translated from Greek and another two published here for the first time. They deal with the art of painting in Crete at a time when the island was under Venetian rule. The main emphasis is on the 15th century and especially on the painter…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Letters, Literacy and Literature in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Mullett

    These studies look at general problems of reading Byzantine literature, at literacy practices and the literary process, but also at individual texts. The past thirty years have seen a revolution in the way Byzantine literature has been viewed: no longer is it considered a decadent form of classical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Image and Imagination in Byzantine Art

    1st Edition

    By Henry Maguire

    The twelve studies contained in this second collection by Henry Maguire are linked together by a common theme, namely the relationship of Byzantine art to the imaginary. They show how art enabled the Byzantines not only to imagine the sacred events of the past, but also to visualize the invisible…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Coinage and Coin Use in Medieval Italy

    1st Edition

    By Alessia Rovelli

    The volume gathers together seventeen articles dedicated to the monetary history of medieval Italy, most of them newly translated into English. The articles in the first section of the volume trace the development of monetisation in Italy from the Lombard period until the rise of the communes,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Debate and Dialogue

    Christian and Pagan Cultures c. 360-430, 1st Edition

    By Maijastina Kahlos

    This book explores the construction of Christian identity in fourth and fifth centuries through inventing, fabricating and sharpening binary oppositions. Such oppositions, for example Christians - pagans; truth - falsehood; the one true god - the multitude of demons; the right religion -…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

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