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  • Basil of Caesarea

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Hildebrand

    This unique volume examines the life and thought of Basil of Caesarea. Stephen M. Hildebrand brings together a lengthy introduction to his life and thought with a selection of extracts from his diverse works in new translations, with each extract accompanied by an introduction and notes. This…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    The Early Church Fathers

  • John Climacus

    From the Egyptian Desert to the Sinaite Mountain, 1st Edition

    By John Chryssavgis

    John Chryssavgis explores the ascetic teaching and theology of St John Climacus, a classical and formative writer of the Christian medieval East, and the author of the seventh-century Ladder of Divine Ascent. This text proved to be the most widely used handbook of the spiritual life in the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Cardinal Isidore (c.1390–1462)

    A Late Byzantine Scholar, Warlord, and Prelate, 1st Edition

    By Marios Philippides, Walter K. Hanak

    A member of the imperial Palaiologan family, albeit most probably illegitimate, Isidore became a scholar at a young age and began his rise in the Byzantine ecclesiastical ranks. He was an active advocate of the union of the Orthodox and Catholic Churches in Constantinople. His military exploits,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • Perceptions of the Body and Sacred Space in Late Antiquity and Byzantium

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jelena Bogdanovic

    Perceptions of the Body and Sacred Space in Late Antiquity and Byzantium seeks to reveal Christian understanding of the body and sacred space in the medieval Mediterranean. Case studies examine encounters with the holy through the perspective of the human body and sensory dimensions of sacred space…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • Porphyry in Fragments

    Reception of an Anti-Christian Text in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    By Ariane Magny

    The Greek philosopher Porphyry of Tyre had a reputation as the fiercest critic of Christianity. It was well-deserved: he composed (at the end the 3rd century A.D.) fifteen discourses against the Christians, so offensive that Christian emperors ordered them to be burnt. We thus rely on the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • Individuality in Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Alexis Torrance

    Edited by Johannes Zachhuber

    Late antiquity is increasingly recognised as a period of important cultural transformation. One of its crucial aspects is the emergence of a new awareness of human individuality. In this book an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars documents and analyses this development. Authors…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • Sex in Antiquity

    Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, James Robson

    Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, Sex in Antiquity represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Rewriting Antiquity

  • Reconceiving Religious Conflict

    New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Mayer, Chris L. de Wet

    Reconceiving Religious Conflict deconstructs instances of religious conflict within the formative centuries of Christianity, the first six centuries CE. It explores the theoretical foundations of religious conflict; the dynamics of religious conflict within the context of persecution and martyrdom;…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • A Social-Political History of Monotheism

    From Judah to the Byzantines, 1st Edition

    By Jeremiah W. Cataldo

    In A Social-Political History of Monotheism, Cataldo shows how political concerns were fundamental to the development of Judeo-Christian monotheism. Beginning with the disruptive and devastating historical events that shook early Israelite culture and ending with the seemingly victorious emergence…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

  • Rutilius Namatianus' Going Home

    De Reditu Suo, 1st Edition

    By Martha Malamud

    Martha Malamud provides the only scholarly English translation of De Reditu Suo with significant notes and commentary that explore historical, literary, cultural, and mythical references, as well as commenting on literary allusions, the structure, diction, and style of the poem, and textual issues.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Juvencus' Four Books of the Gospels

    Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor, 1st Edition

    By Scott McGill

    Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca. 330 CE. Consisting of around 3200 hexameter lines, it is the first of the Latin "Biblical epics" to appear in antiquity, and the first classicizing, hexameter poem on a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • The Book of Zechariah and its Influence

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Tuckett

    Edited by Christopher Tuckett

    This title was first published in 2003. The book bearing the title of 'Zechariah' is, in its present form, an amalgam of oracles and prophecies stemming from Zechariah himself as well as others. It became part of Jewish scripture, was revered and valued, and was a partiuclar favourite of a number…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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