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  • The Emperor and the Army in the Later Roman Empire, AD 235-395

    1st Edition

    By Mark Hebblewhite

    With The Emperor and the Army in the Later Roman Empire, AD 235–395 Mark Hebblewhite offers the first study solely dedicated to examining the nature of the relationship between the emperor and his army in the politically and militarily volatile later Roman Empire. Bringing together a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Sovereigns and Subjects in Early Modern Neo-Senecan Drama

    Republicanism, Stoicism and Authority, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Cadman

    Sovereigns and Subjects in Early Modern Neo-Senecan Drama examines the development of neo-Senecan drama, also known as ’closet drama’, during the years 1590-1613. It is the first book-length study since 1924 to consider these plays - the dramatic works of Mary Sidney, Samuel Daniel, Samuel Brandon,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Official Power and Local Elites in the Roman Provinces

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rada Varga, Viorica Rusu-Bolindeț

    Presenting a new and revealing overview of the ruling classes of the Roman Empire, this volume explores aspects of the relations between the official state structures of Rome and local provincial elites. The central objective of the volume is to present as complex a picture as possible of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Spaces in Late Antiquity

    Cultural, Theological and Archaeological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juliette Day, Raimo Hakola, Maijastina Kahlos, Ulla Tervahauta

    Places and spaces are key factors in how individuals and groups construct their identities. Identity theories have emphasised that the construction of an identity does not follow abstract and universal processes but is also deeply rooted in specific historical, cultural, social and material…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Life and Legacy of Constantine

    Traditions through the Ages, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Shane Bjornlie

    The transformation from the classical period to the medieval has long been associated with the rise of Christianity. This association has deeply influenced the way that modern audiences imagine the separation of the classical world from its medieval and early modern successors. The role played in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mutations of Hellenism in Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Polymnia Athanassiadi

    The 21 studies in this volume, which deal with issues of social and intellectual history, religion and historical methodology, explore the ways whereby over the course of a few hundred years -roughly between the second and the fifth centuries A.D.- an anthropocentric culture mutated into a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Shifting Genres in Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Greatrex, Hugh Elton, the assistance of Lucas McMahon

    Shifting Genres in Late Antiquity examines the transformations that took place in a wide range of genres, both literary and non-literary, in this dynamic period. The Christianisation of the Roman empire and the successor kingdoms had a profound impact on the evolution of Greek and Roman literature,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Violence in Late Antiquity

    Perceptions and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by H.A. Drake

    'Violence' is virtually synonymous in the popular imagination with the period of the Later Roman Empire-a time when waves of barbarian invaders combined with urban mobs and religious zealots to bring an end to centuries of peace and serenity. All of these images come together in the Visigothic sack…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor Book

    Metamorphosing Classical Heroines in Late Medieval and Renaissance England, 1st Edition

    By Lindsay Ann Reid

    Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor Book examines the historical and the fictionalized reception of Ovid’s poetry in the literature and books of Tudor England. It does so through the study of a particular set of Ovidian narratives-namely, those concerning the protean heroines of the Heroides and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    Philosophy in the Islamic world from the 9th to 11th centuries was characterized by an engagement with Greek philosophical works in Arabic translation. This volume collects papers on both the Greek philosophers in their new Arabic guise, and on reactions to the translation movement in the period…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Presocratic Philosophy

    Essays in Honour of Alexander Mourelatos, 1st Edition

    By Daniel W. Graham

    Edited by Victor Caston

    This book presents some of the most recent trends and developments in Presocratic scholarship. A wide range of topics are covered - from the metaphysical to the moral to the methodological - as well as a broad a range of authors: from recognized figures such as Heraclitus and Parmenides to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Precinct, Temple and Altar in Roman Spain

    Studies on the Imperial Monuments at M�da and Tarragona, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Fishwick

    The studies included in this volume supplement the work already published by the author on the imperial cult in the Roman West, focussing on the monuments of two cities in Roman Spain, Augusta Emerita (now Mérida) and Tarraco (now Tarragona). The introduction gives the general background and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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