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Approaching Late Antiquity

The Transformation from Early to Late Empire

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsSimon Swain (Editor), Mark Edwards (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages504
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Open LibraryOL7405570M
ISBN 100199297371
ISBN 109780199297375

Books shelved as late-antiquity: The World of Late Antiquity by Peter R.L. Brown, The Fall of the Roman Empire: A New History of Rome and the Bar.   Late Antiquity, once known only as the period of protracted decline in the ancient world (Bas-Empire), has now become a major research area. In recent years, a wide-ranging historiographic debate on Late Antiquity has also begun. Replacing Gibbon’s categories of decline and decadence with those of continuity and transformation has not only brought to the fore the concept of the Late Roman.

In re-examining the Christianization of the Roman Empire and subsequent transformation of Graeco-Roman classical culture, this volume challenges conventional ways of understanding both the history of Christian monasticism and the history of education. The chapters interrogate assumptions that have. Approaching Late Antiquity / Wendy Mayer ; Pt. I. The View from the Future ; 2. The Byzantine Late Antiquity / Stratis Papaioannon ; 3. Late Antiquity in the Medieval West / Conrad Leyser ; 4. Cities of the Mind: Renaissance Views of Early Christian Culture and the End of Antiquity / Mark Vessey ; 5. Narrating Decline and Fall / Clifford Ando ; 6.

Nonnus, Dionysus and the World of Late Antiquity. Author: Robert Shorrock; Publisher: A&C Black ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Traditional and still prevalent accounts of late antique literature draw a clear distinction between 'pagan' and 'Christian' forms of poetry: whereas Christian poetry is taken seriously in terms its contribution to culture and.   The essays collected in this authoritative "Companion" capture the vitality and diversity of scholarship that exists on the transformative time period known as late the last generation, late antiquity - the time between the accession of Diocletian in AD and the end of Roman rule in the Mediterranean - has come to be regarded as one of the most dynamic periods of ancient : Philip Rousseau.


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‘By this sign you will be victorious’ The sign was the Christian Cross, which gave victory, so he believed, to the Emperor Constantine in CE, and began the establishment of Christianity as the official religion of the Roman empire.

This book argues that desire between men was known and that it was a way to express friendship, patronage, solidarity, and other important relationships among elite males in late antiquity. About this book An accessible and authoritative overview capturing the vitality and diversity of scholarship that exists on the transformative time period known as late antiquity.

Provides an essential overview of current scholarship on late antiquity – from between the accession of Diocletian in AD and the end of Roman rule in the.

Ina book by Peter Brown, The World of Late Antiquity, described Late Antiquity as a long-lasting phenomenon (– c.e.), during which the dissolution of the ancient Mediterranean world led to the creation of three civilizations, all equal heirs of antiquity: western Europe, Byzantium, and Islam.

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£ ISBN (Pbk). Reviewed By Rebecca Day University of Birmingham Late antiquity, as Clark comments in her introductory chapter (p.1) is a term of comparatively new invention. Approaching Late Antiquity is an illustrated collection of fifteen original essays on the later Roman world.

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Cultural and philosophical changes that occurred in late antiquity are essential to our understanding of the world today, but few us know much about that period. Approaching Late Antiquity Wendy Mayer As we approach Late Antiquity in the first decade of the twenty-first century, a number of questions arise.

We must ask ourselves not simply what is it that we see – that is, what does Late Antiquity look like, how do we define it, what shapeFile Size: KB. What factors already present in the society of the High Roman Empire developed and expanded into the world of Late Antiquity?

What was distinct in this period from what went before? This illustrated collection of fifteen essays, written by internationally known scholars, aims to provide answers to these questions.This book accounts for the tumultuous period of the fifth to eleventh centuries from the Fall of Rome and the collapse of the Western Roman Empire through the breakup of the Eastern Roman Empire and loss of pan-Mediterranean rule, until the Turks arrived and seized Anatolia.

The volume is divided into a dozen syntheses that each addresses an issue of intrigue for the archaeology of Anatolia.He edited, with Neil Christie, Towns in Transition: Urban Evolution in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (Scolar Press, ), and is working on a book entitled Marseille in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages,to be published by Oxford University Press.