3 edition of Late Antiquity found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-121) and index.
|Series||Very short introductions -- 258, Very short introductions -- 258.|
|LC Classifications||D57 .C58 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||2011411111|
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Mar 7, - History - pages 0 Reviews Late Antiquity, once known only as the period of protracted decline in . Books; Jewish-Christian Dialogues on Scripture in Late Antiquity; Jewish-Christian Dialogues on Scripture in Late Antiquity. arrive at new interpretations of familiar texts and illuminate the complex relationship between Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity. Bar-Asher Siegal argues that these Talmudic literary creations must be seen as.
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity is the first comprehensive reference book covering every aspect of history, culture, religion, and life in Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East (including the Persian Empire and Central Asia) between the mid-3rd and the mid-8th centuries AD, the era now generally known as Late Antiquity. The book 'Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World', edited by G.W. Bowerstock, Peter Brown, and Oleg Grabar, is a wonderful collection of essays and encyclopedic articles on the period on a fascinating period of transition and change in the history of the West.5/5(4).
The lack of source material makes it challenging, but this short book uses the available evidence to present facts and debates around Jews in late antiquity and to provide a first step towards the understanding of this little-known period in Jewish : Rodrigo Laham Cohen. She is also member of the Editorial Board of the online journal, Studies in Late Antiquity. She has published numerous articles on the Christianization and conversion of the Roman Empire, and is the author of several books on the governance of late–antique towns, and the institutional changes from Constantine to Theoderic the Great, with.
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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (Ma ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 7 x x inches Shipping Weight: 5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 Reviews: The book 'Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World', edited by G.W.
Bowerstock, Peter Brown, and Oleg Grabar, is a wonderful collection of essays and encyclopedic articles on the period on a fascinating period of transition and change in the history of the West/5(14). The best books on Late Antiquity recommended by Peter Brown Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, AD by Peter Brown.
This book is a compilation of a series of named lectures, Carl Newell Jackson Lectures given at Harvard in In these lectures Brown attempts to trace the emergence in the second, third and fourth centuries, of features that formed the definitive Late Antique style of religion, culture and social life/5(13).
Much of the cultural heritage of classical antiquity was lost as a consequence of the loss of books in late antiquity, which in the west was the period from the late third to late sixth century CE. A major part of antique Greek   and Latin literature was lost during this period, and only a small number of works remained extant to the Early Modern Age.
. Was late antiquity therefore merely a time of decline. In this vibrant and compact introduction, Gillian Clark sheds light on the concept of late antiquity and the events of its time, showing that Late antiquity saw the barbarian invasions overrun the western Roman empire and Persian and Arab armies end Roman rule over the eastern and southern coasts of the Mediterranean/5.
As the book argues, the poet of Christ and the poet of the Muses were drawn together into an active, often provocative, dialogue about the relationship between Christianity and the Classical tradition and, ultimately, about the meaning of late antiquity itself. Your first choice is The World of Late Antiquity by Peter Brown.
What era and area is he describing when he talks about late antiquity. This remarkable book begins with the Emperor Hadrian in AD and finishes with the emergence of the Prophet Muhammad in Arabia in the s. Daily Life in Late Antiquity is the first comprehensive study of lived experience in the Late Roman Empire, from c– CE.
Each of the six topical chapters highlight historical 'everyday' people, spaces, and objects, whose lives operate as windows into the late ancient economy, social relations, military service, religious systems, cultural habits, and the material : Kristina Sessa.
The Book of Genesis in Late Antiquity: Encounters between Jewish and Christian Exegesis examines the relationship between rabbinic and Christian exegetical writings of Late Antiquity in the Eastern Roman Empire and Mesopotamia. The volume identifies See MoreCited by: 7.
Timeline Emperor Diocletian splits the Roman Empire into Eastern and Western Empires Edict of Milan legalized Christianity throughout the Roman Empire, and thus ended the previous state-sanctioned The Thervingi under Fritigern, fleeing the Hunnic Invasion, are allowed to cross the.
In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3 rd century to a situation where, by the 6 th century, Christianity had become the Cited by: The mind-body relation was at the forefront of philosophy and theology in late antiquity, a time of great intellectual innovation.
This volume, the first integrated history of this important topic, explores ideas about mind and body during this period, considering both pagan and Christian thought about issues such as resurrection, incarnation and asceticism.
Rethinking ‘Authority’ in Late Antiquity book. Authorship, Law, and Transmission in Jewish and Christian Tradition. Law, and Transmission in Jewish and Christian Tradition. Edited By A.J. Berkovitz, Mark Letteney. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 14 June Pub.
location by: 1. Book Description. In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3 rd century to a situation where, by the 6 th century, Christianity had become the dominant religious force.
Using translated extracts from contemporary sources he examines the fortunes of. Kyle Harper’s From Shame to Sin: The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality in Late Antiquity (Harvard, ) is an impressively learned and important book. Still a youngish man (which means younger than me), Harper is already a professor of classics and letters and senior vice president and provost at the University of an expert in the history of the late Roman Author: Kevin Deyoung.
Douglas Boin’s new book is the last in a new series of books, produced by Wiley-Blackwell, that explores the social and cultural worlds of the Mediterranean basin in antiquity. As a textbook, this book is ambitious. No other book that covers late antiquity is quite like it.
War in Late Antiquity is the first book to focus on the social impact of warfare and the Roman army from the third to the early seventh century AD. Drawing on the rich and varied source materials for the period, Doug Lee investigates how the prominence of the army and of military affairs in Late Antiquity affected the broader political, economic, and social life of the Roman s: 2.
The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity offers an innovative overview of a period (c. CE) that has become increasingly central to scholarly debates over the history of western and Middle. Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity A comprehensive and engaging treatment by a leading international scholar of the Qur'an A groundbreaking attempt to place the Qur'an in the context of other scriptural traditions Bridges the exegetical polarity between East and West.
The World of Late Antiquity is a book by historian Peter book was one of the first in the anglophone world to consider late antiquity as a distinct historical era.
Inthe Folio Society republished an illustrated edition, with an introduction by historian Christopher Kelly.This book focuses on a simple dynamic: the taking in hand of a heritage, the variety of changes induced within it, and the handing on of that legacy to new generations.
Our contributors suggest, from different standpoints, that this dynamic represented the essence of 'late antiquity'. The Historians of Late Antiquity book.
The Historians of Late Antiquity. DOI link for The Historians of Late Antiquity. The Historians of Late Antiquity book. By David Rohrbacher. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 15 April .