Late Antiquity & Byzantium Products

  • The Spirit of Augustine's Early Theology

    Contextualizing Augustine's Pneumatology, 1st Edition

    By Chad Tyler Gerber

    St Augustine's pneumatology remains one of his most distinctive, decisive, and ultimately divisive contributions to the story of Christian thought. How did his understanding of the Spirit develop? Why does he identity the Spirit with divine love and cosmic order? And from what personal and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • Travel, Communication and Geography in Late Antiquity

    Sacred and Profane, 1st Edition

    By Linda Ellis, Frank L. Kidner

    Travel, Communication and Geography in Late Antiquity brings together a set of papers that consider anew issues of travel, communication and landscape in Late Antiquity. This period witnessed an increase in long-distance travel and the construction of large new inter-provincial communications…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • La Vie d'Etienne le Jeune par Étienne le Diacre

    Introduction, édition et Traduction, 1st Edition

    By Marie-France Auzépy

    The Life of Stephen the Younger is one of the rare sources for Byzantium in the ’Dark Ages’ and one of the key witnesses to the history of Iconoclasm. This book presents a new edition of the text, together with a French translation and commentary, and an important introduction. Stephen was a hermit…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Theophylact of Ochrid

    Reading the Letters of a Byzantine Archbishop, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Mullett

    Few works exist on Byzantine literature as literature and still fewer studies of individual texts. This reading of the letter-collection (c.1090-c.1110) of Theophylact of Ochrid employs a variety of approaches to characterise a work which is both a literary artefact in a long Greek tradition and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • In Laudem Hierosolymitani

    Studies in Crusades and Medieval Culture in Honour of Benjamin Z. Kedar, 1st Edition

    By Ronnie Ellenblum

    Edited by Iris Shagrir

    In the thirty-five years since B.Z. Kedar published the first of his many studies on the crusades, he has become a leading historian of this field, and of medieval and Middle Eastern history more broadly. His work has been groundbreaking, uncovering new evidence and developing new research tools…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • The Warrior Saints in Byzantine Art and Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Walter

    Christopher Walter's study of the cult and iconography of Byzantine warrior saints - George, Demetrius, the two Theodores, and dozens more - is at once encyclopaedic and interpretative, and the first comprehensive study of the subject. The author delineates their origins and development as a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • Shifting Cultural Frontiers in Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By David Brakke, Deborah Deliyannis

    Shifting Cultural Frontiers in Late Antiquity explores the transformation of classical culture in late antiquity by studying cultures at the borders - the borders of empires, of social classes, of public and private spaces, of literary genres, of linguistic communities, and of the modern…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Byzantine Women

    Varieties of Experience 800-1200, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynda Garland

    This volume brings together a group of international scholars, who explore many unusual aspects of the world of Byzantine women in the period 800-1200. The specific aim of this collection is to investigate the participation of women - non-imperial women in particular - in supposedly 'masculine'…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Constantine of Rhodes, On Constantinople and the Church of the Holy Apostles

    With a new edition of the Greek text by Ioannis Vassis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz James

    Constantine of Rhodes's tenth-century poem is an account of public monuments in Constantinople and of the Church of the Holy Apostles. In the opening section of the work, Constantine describes columns and sculptures within the city, seven of which he calls 'wonders'. In the second part of the poem,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Contact and Conflict in Frankish Greece and the Aegean, 1204-1453

    Crusade, Religion and Trade between Latins, Greeks and Turks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaos G. Chrissis, Mike Carr

    The conquest of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade shattered irreversibly the political and cultural unity of the Byzantine world in the Greek peninsula, the Aegean and western Asia Minor. Between the disintegration of the Byzantine Empire after 1204 and the consolidation of Ottoman power in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Images of the Mother of God

    Perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Vassilaki

    Fully illustrated in colour and black and white, Images of the Mother of God complements the successful exhibition catalogue of the 'Mother of God' exhibition at the Benaki Museum in Athens. It brings together the work of leading international authorities and younger scholars to provide a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Ekphrasis, Imagination and Persuasion in Ancient Rhetorical Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Webb

    This is a study of ekphrasis, the art of making listeners and readers 'see' in their imagination through words alone, as taught in ancient rhetorical schools and as used by Greek writers of the Imperial period (2nd-6th centuries CE). The author places the practice of ekphrasis within its cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

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