Late Antiquity & Byzantium Products

  • (Re)writing History in Byzantium

    A Critical Study of Collections of Historical Excerpts, 1st Edition

    By Panagiotis Manafis

    Scholars have recently begun to study collections of Byzantine historical excerpts as autonomous pieces of literature. This book focuses on a series of minor collections that have received little or no scholarly attention, including the Epitome of the seventh century, the Excerpta Anonymi (tenth…

    Hardback – 2020-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Byzantine Studies

  • A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Iconophilia

    Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Dell'Acqua

    Between the late-seventh and the mid-ninth centuries, a debate about sacred images – conventionally addressed as ‘Byzantine iconoclasm’ – engaged monks, emperors, and popes in the Mediterranean area and on the European continent. The importance of this debate cannot be overstated; it challenged the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Library at Wellcome Collection in London (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Petros Bouras-Vallianatos

    This book offers new insights into a largely understudied group of Greek texts preserved in selected manuscripts from the Library at Wellcome Collection, London. The content of these manuscripts ranges from medicine, including theories on diagnosis and treatment of disease, to astronomy, philosophy…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Musaeus' Hero and Leander

    Introduction, Greek Text, Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Silvia Montiglio

    This book offers a new English translation of Musaeus' poem Hero and Leander, with the original Greek on the facing page, a substantial introduction and a detailed commentary. The tragic romance of Hero and Leander has had and still has a great appeal, inspiring countless writers, painters,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • Roman Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Frank Sear

    In this fully updated new edition, Frank Sear offers a thorough overview of the history of architecture in the Roman Empire. Arranged logically in six historical sections interspersed with material on Roman architects and their techniques, the building types found in Roman cities and the different…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Eloquence of Art

    Essays in Honour of Henry Maguire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Olsen Lam, Rossitza Schroeder

    For those within the fields of art history and Byzantine studies, Professor Henry Maguire needs no introduction. His publications transformed the way art historians approach medieval art through his insightful integration of rhetoric, poetry and non-canonical objects into the study of Byzantine art…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Introduction to Byzantium, 602–1453

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harris

    Introduction to Byzantium, 602-1453 provides students with an accessible guide to medieval Byzantium. Beginning with the near collapse of Byzantium in the seventh century, the book traces its survival and development through to its absorption by the Ottoman Empire. As well as having an overall…

    Paperback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge

  • The Age of Constantine the Great (1949)

    1st Edition

    By Jacob Burckhardt

    Republished in 1949, Jacob Burckhardt’s brilliant study, first published in Germany in 1852, has survived all its critics and presents today perhaps a more intelligible and a more valid picture of events, their nexus, and their relevance than any later study. This English version is apt to the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pilgrims’ Castle (‘Atlit), David’s Tower (Jerusalem) and Qal‘at ar-Rabad (‘Ajlun)

    Three Middle Eastern Castles from the Time of the Crusades, 1st Edition

    By C.N. Johns, Denys Pringle

    First published in 1997, this collection includes papers on Crusader-era architecture in Palestine with a focus on ‘Atlit, the castle of ‘Ajlun and on the Citadel of Jerusalem, both the papers and sites of which have previously been difficult to access. The volume is presented partly to repair the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Imagining Ancient Cities in Film

    From Babylon to Cinecitta, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Marchena

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Theodosius and the Limits of Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mark Hebblewhite

    The emperor Theodosius I (AD 379-395) was one of the most remarkable figures of the Fourth Century AD. In the face of religious schism, political turmoil, and barbarian threats he managed to maintain imperial power and forge a political dynasty that would dominate both East and West for over half a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

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