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Readings in late antiquity

Michael Maas

Readings in late antiquity

a sourcebook

by Michael Maas

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476 -- Sources,
  • Byzantine Empire -- Civilization -- To 527 -- Sources,
  • Byzantine Empire -- Civilization -- 527-1081 -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Maas.
    GenreSources
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG78 .M22 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23909775M
    ISBN 109780415473361, 9780415473378
    LC Control Number2009042117

    Reading Late Antiquity provides an exciting impetus to a field which has much to offer for further investigations into the topic. Notes. 1. Roberts’ seminal The Jeweled Style should, of course, be mentioned. McGill on p. 85 of this volume usefully contextualizes this work within earlier scholarship. 2. Formisano on p. 39 makes a Author: Bram Van Der Velden. “Some books are like the Grand Bazaar: a maze of twisting byways where every corner promises surprise. Late Antiquity is such a book. Modestly calling itself a guide, this sumptuous volume shows the way not only to exotic and often vanished locales, but also to the emperors and caliphs, kingdoms and dynasties, ascetics and voluptuaries, and even the ordinary citizens of that complex and.

    Late Antiquity (ca. ) witnessed the transition from Classical Antiquity to the Middle Ages in the Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds. Christianity, ISBN Buy the Readings in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook ebook. This book will make a welcome addition to the list of late antique and early Christian literary readings, expanding beyond Prudentius to engage larger questions of early Christian reading. It will also stand alongside works on the epic tradition, such as Hardie's, while contributing a clarifying view of Augustine's sources and predecessors.".

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Many of the readings are works by authors recognizable to even non-historians, such as Muhammed, St Patrick, Gregory the /5(3). Inscribing faith in late antiquity: between reading and seeing.

whose importance for the liturgically-charged interior of sacred buildings of the late antique book-religions is again correctly emphasized. The author chooses a rather broad definition of prayer, which is often not entirely convincing—graffiti of crosses or single words do.The collective volume Gaining and Losing Imperial Favour in Late Antiquity: Representation and Reality, edited by Kamil Cyprian Choda, Maurits Sterk de Leeuw and Fabian Schulz, offers new insights into the political culture of the Roman Empire in the 4th and 5th centuries A.D., where the emperor’s favour was articles examine how people gained, maintained, or lost imperial favour.Christianity in late antiquity traces Christianity during the Christian Roman Empire – the period from the rise of Christianity under Emperor Constantine (c.

), until the fall of the Western Roman Empire (c. ). The end-date of this period varies because the transition to the sub-Roman period occurred gradually and at different times in different areas.