Late Antiquity & Byzantium Products

  • 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 having an overall…

    Paperback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Rome, Persia, and Arabia

    Shaping the Middle East from Pompey to Muhammad, 1st Edition

    By Greg Fisher

    Rome, Persia, and Arabia traces the enormous impact that the Great Powers of antiquity exerted on Arabia and the Arabs, between the arrival of Roman forces in the Middle East in 63 BC and the death of the Prophet Muhammad in AD 632. Richly illustrated and covering a vast area from the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Judaism and the Economy

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael L. Satlow

    Judaism and the Economy is an edited collection of sixty-nine Jewish texts relating to economic issues such as wealth, poverty, inequality, charity, and the charging of interest. The passages cover the period from antiquity to the present, and represent many different genres. Primarily fresh…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • A History of the Muslim World to 1750

    The Making of a Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O. Egger

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750 traces the development of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the mid-eighteenth century. Encompassing a wide range of significant events within the period, its coverage includes the creation of the Dar al-Islam (the territory ruled…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • The Huns

    1st Edition

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    This volume is a concise introduction to the history and culture of the Huns. This ancient people had a famous reputation in Eurasian Late Antiquity. However, their history has often been evaluated as a footnote in the histories of the later Roman Empire and early Germanic peoples. Kim addresses…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By A. D. Lee

    In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3rd century to a situation where, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Roman Empire from Severus to Constantine

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Southern

    The third century of the Roman Empire is a confused and sparsely documented period, punctuated by wars, victorious conquests and ignominious losses, and a recurring cycle of rebellions that saw several Emperors created and eliminated by the Roman armies. In AD 260 the Empire almost collapsed, and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-02-04
    Routledge
    The Worlds of Eastern Christianity, 300-1500

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Byzantine Hagiography

    Volume II: Genres and Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanos Efthymiadis

    For an entire millennium, Byzantine hagiography, inspired by the veneration of many saints, exhibited literary dynamism and a capacity to vary its basic forms. The subgenres into which it branched out after its remarkable start in the fourth century underwent alternating phases of development and…

    Hardback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge

  • Late Antiquity on the Eve of Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Averil Cameron

    This volume reflects the huge upsurge of interest in the Near East and early Islam currently taking place among historians of late antiquity. At the same time, Islamicists and Qur'anic scholars are also increasingly seeking to place the life of Muhammad and the Qur'an in a late antique background.…

    Hardback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge
    The Formation of the Classical Islamic World

  • Ancient Medicine

    2nd Edition

    By Vivian Nutton

    The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edition, especially from important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts, making…

    Paperback – 2012-11-01
    Routledge
    Sciences of Antiquity

  • Languages and Cultures of Eastern Christianity: Georgian

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen H. Rapp, Paul Crego

    This volume brings together a set of key studies on the history and culture of Christian Georgia, along with a substantial new introduction. The opening section sets the regional context, in relation to the Byzantine empire in particular, while subsequent parts deal with the conversion and…

    Hardback – 2012-10-30
    Routledge
    The Worlds of Eastern Christianity, 300-1500

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