Late Antiquity & Byzantium Products

  • Inscribing Texts in Byzantium

    Continuities and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc D. Lauxtermann, Ida Toth

    In spite of the striking abundance of extant primary material, Byzantine epigraphy remains uncharted territory. The volume of the Proceedings of the 49th SPBS Spring Symposium aims to promote the field of Byzantine epigraphy as a whole, and topics and subjects covered include: Byzantine attitudes…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Crusaders, Cathars and the Holy Places

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Hamilton

    First published in 1999, this volume emerged as part of the Collected Studies series and features studies authored by Bernard Hamilton over a period of twenty years, all of which deal with relations between Western Europe and the neighbouring civilizations in the Eastern Mediterranean during the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rome, Parthia, and the Politics of Peace

    The Origins of War in the Ancient Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Jason M. Schlude

    This volume offers an informed survey of the problematic relationship between the ancient empires of Rome and Parthia from c. 96/95 BCE to 224 CE. Schlude explores the rhythms of this relationship and invites its readers to reconsider the past and our relationship with it. Some have looked to this…

    Hardback – 2020-01-17
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Erica Ferg

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean explores the influence of geography on religion and highlights a largely unknown story of religious history in the Eastern Mediterranean. In the Levant, agricultural communities of Jews, Christians, and Muslims jointly venerated…

    Hardback – 2020-01-17
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Greek Literature in Late Antiquity

    Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

    Late Antiquity has attracted a significant amount of attention in recent years. As a historical period it has thus far been defined by the transformation of Roman institutions, the emergence of distinct religious cultures (Jewish, Christian, Islamic), and the transmission of ancient knowledge to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19

  • Divination and Theurgy in Neoplatonism

    Oracles of the Gods, 1st Edition

    By Crystal Addey

    Why did ancient philosophers consult oracles, write about them, and consider them to be an important part of philosophical thought and practice? This book explores the extensive links between oracles and philosophy in Late Antiquity, particularly focusing on the roles of oracles and other forms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • The Reception of Byzantium in European Culture since 1500

    1st Edition

    Edited by Przemyslaw Marciniak, Dion C. Smythe

    Studies on the reception of the classical tradition are an indispensable part of classical studies. Understanding the importance of ancient civilization means also studying how it was used subsequently. This kind of approach is still relatively rare in the field of Byzantine Studies. This volume,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18

  • A Tenth-Century Byzantine Military Manual: The Sylloge Tacticorum

    1st Edition

    The Sylloge Tacticorum is a mid-Byzantine example of the literary genre of military manuals or Taktika which stretches back to antiquity. It was one of a number produced during the tenth century CE, a period when the Byzantine empire enjoyed a large measure of success in its wars against its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17

  • 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

  • Medieval Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond

    1st Edition

    By David Jacoby

    Collected Studies CS1066The articles in this collection cover the region extending from Italy to the Black Sea and to Egypt, over a period of seven centuries, with an emphasis on the considerable economic and social interaction between the West and the regions of the Eastern Mediterranean. They…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • TransAntiquity

    Cross-Dressing and Transgender Dynamics in the Ancient World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Domitilla Campanile, Filippo Carlà-Uhink, Margherita Facella

    TransAntiquity explores transgender practices, in particular cross-dressing, and their literary and figurative representations in antiquity. It offers a ground-breaking study of cross-dressing, both the social practice and its conceptualization, and its interaction with normative prescriptions on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Resurrecting Parts

    Early Christians on Desire, Reproduction, and Sexual Difference, 1st Edition

    By Taylor Petrey

    During the late second and early third centuries C.E. the resurrection became a central question for intellectual commentary, with increasingly tense divisions between those who interpreted the resurrection as a bodily experience and those who did not. The relationship between the resurrected…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

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