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  • 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

  • Image and Reality of Roman Imperial Power in the Third Century AD

    The Impact of War, 1st Edition

    By Lukas de Blois

    Image and Reality of Roman Imperial Power in the Third Century AD focuses on the wide range of available sources of Roman imperial power in the period AD 193-284, ranging from literary and economic texts, to coins and other artefacts. This volume examines the impact of war on the foundations of the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Honorius

    The Fight for the Roman West AD 395-423, 1st Edition

    By Chris Doyle

    Honorius explores the personal life and tumultuous times of one of the last emperors of the Roman West. From his accession to the throne aged ten to his death at thirty-eight, Honorius’ reign was blighted by a myriad of crises: military rebellions, political conspiracies, barbarian invasions, and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Roman Imperial Biographies

  • Clerical Continence in Twelfth-Century England and Byzantium

    Property, Family, and Purity, 1st Edition

    By Maroula Perisanidi

    Why did the medieval West condemn clerical marriage as an abomination while the Byzantine Church affirmed its sanctifying nature? This book brings together ecclesiastical, legal, social, and cultural history in order to examine how Byzantine and Western medieval ecclesiastics made sense of their…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • The Sorrows of Mattidia

    A New Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Curtis Hutt

    This volume offers a new translation of the Pseudo-Clementine family narrative here known as The Sorrows of Mattidia. It contains a full introduction which explores the obscured origins of the text, the plot, and main characters, and engages in a comparison of the portrayal of pagan, Jewish, and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • Rethinking ‘Authority’ in Late Antiquity

    Authorship, Law, and Transmission in Jewish and Christian Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.J. Berkovitz, Mark Letteney

    The historian’s task involves unmasking the systems of power that underlie our sources. A historian must not only analyze the content and context of ancient sources, but also the structures of power, authority, and political contingency that account for their transmission, preservation, and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin M. Jensen, Mark D. Ellison

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second to the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that discuss specific media of visual art—catacomb…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Eirini Panou

    The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium is the first undertaking in Byzantine research to study the phenomenon of St Anna’s cult from the sixth to the fifteenth centuries. It was prompted by the need to enrich our knowledge of a female saint who had already been studied in the West but remained virtually…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • The Christian Epigraphy of Egypt and Nubia

    1st Edition

    By Jacques van der Vliet

    Collected Studies CS1070 The present book collects 31 articles that Jacques van der Vliet, a leading scholar in the field of Coptic Studies (Leiden University / Radboud University, Nijmegen), has published since 1999 on Christian inscriptions from Egypt and Nubia. These inscriptions are dated…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse

    Double Trouble Embodied, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Bjelland Kartzow

    The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse adds new knowledge to the ongoing discussion of slavery in early Christian discourse. Kartzow argues that the complex tension between metaphor and social reality in early Christian discourse is undertheorized. A metaphor can…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition

    Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexis Torrance, Symeon Paschalidis

    Bringing together international scholars from across a range of linked disciplines to examine the concept of the person in the Greek Christian East, Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition stretches in its scope from the New Testament to contemporary debates surrounding personhood in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Basil the Great: Faith, Mission and Diplomacy in the Shaping of Christian Doctrine

    1st Edition

    By Nicu Dumitrașcu

    Regarded as one of the three hierarchs or pillars of orthodoxy along with Gregory of Nazianzus and John Chrysostom, Basil is a key figure in the formative process of Christianity in the fourth century. While his role in establishing Trinitarian terminology, as well as his function in shaping…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

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