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  • Shipping, Trade and Crusade in the Medieval Mediterranean

    Studies in Honour of John Pryor, 1st Edition

    By Ruthy Gertwagen

    Edited by Elizabeth Jeffreys

    The cutting-edge papers in this collection reflect the wide areas to which John Pryor has made significant contributions in the course of his scholarly career. They are written by some of the world's most distinguished practitioners in the fields of Crusading history and the maritime history of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22

  • The Hypotyposis of the Monastery of the Theotokos Evergetis, Constantinople (11th–12th Centuries)

    Introduction, Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By R. H. Jordan, Rosemary Morris

    This book forms part of the Evergetis Project which aims to investigate all surviving texts associated with the Monastery of the Theotokos Evergetis founded in 1049 near Constantinople. A book-length introduction sets out the historical significance of the house for the development of Byzantine…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22

  • Byzantine Chronicles and the Sixth Century

    1st Edition

    By Roger Scott

    Byzantine chronicles have traditionally been regarded as a somewhat inferior form of Byzantine history writing, especially in comparison with 'classicizing' historians. The aim of many of these papers is both to rescue the reputation of the Byzantine chroniclers, especially Malalas and Theophanes,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Society and Culture in Late Antique Gaul

    Revisiting the Sources, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Mathisen, Danuta Shanzer

    Late Roman Gaul is often seen either from a classical Roman perspective as an imperial province in decay and under constant threat from barbarian invasion or settlement, or from the medieval one, as the cradle of modern France and Germany. Standard texts and "moments" have emerged and been…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16

  • Ausonius

    Moselle, Epigrams, and Other Poems, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Warren

    Ausonius provides translations of the key works of Ausonius, an important later Latin poet whose poems detail the social and cultural life of Gaul and its environment. His often difficult and playful Latin is presented in English by the award winning poet Deborah Warren, enabling a new generation…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Byzantine Athens, 10th - 12th Centuries

    1st Edition

    By Charalambos Bouras

    In this masterful synthesis, Charalambos Bouras draws together material and textual evidence for Athens in the Middle Byzantine period, from the mid-tenth century to 1204, when it was conquered by Crusaders. What emerges from his meticulous investigation is an urban fabric surprisingly makeshift in…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25

  • Images of Children in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Cecily Hennessy

    This book covers a subject that has never previously been addressed, and yet it is both a fascinating and a provocative one: the representation of children in Byzantium. The visual material is extensive, intriguing and striking, and the historical context is crucially important to our understanding…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31

  • Classic Essays in Early Rabbinic Culture and History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Hayes

    This volume brings together a set of classic essays on early rabbinic history and culture, seven of which have been translated into English especially for this publication. The studies are presented in three sections according to theme: (1) sources, methods and meaning; (2) tradition and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Classic Essays in Jewish History

  • Eastern Approaches to Byzantium

    Papers from the Thirty-Third Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, March 1999, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Eastmond

    The eastern frontier of Byzantium and the interaction of the peoples that lived along it are the themes of this book. With a focus on the ninth to thirteenth centuries and dealing with both art history and history, the essays provide reconsiderations of Byzantine policy on its eastern borders, new…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • The Fourth Crusade: Event, Aftermath, and Perceptions

    Papers from the Sixth Conference of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East, Istanbul, Turkey, 25-29 August 2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F. Madden

    The Fourth Crusade (1201-1204), launched to restore Jerusalem to Christian control, veered widely off course, finally landing at Constantinople which it conquered and sacked. The effects of the crusade were far-reaching during the Middle Ages and remain powerful even today, which explains the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Tertullian and the Unborn Child

    Christian and Pagan Attitudes in Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Julian Barr

    Tertullian of Carthage was the earliest Christian writer to argue against abortion at length, and the first surviving Latin author to consider the unborn child in detail. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Tertullian’s attitude towards the foetus and embryo. Examining Tertullian’s…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Attic Oratory and Performance

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Serafim

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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