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  • Neoplatonic Saints
    146 kr

    Neoplatonic Saints

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853236153
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    These two texts are fundamental for the understanding not only of Neoplatonism but also of the conventions of biography in late antiquity. Neither has received such extensive annotation before in English, and this new commentary makes full use of re…

  • Cassiodorus: Institutions of Divine and Secular Learning
    351 kr

    Cassiodorus: Institutions of Divine and Secular Learning

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853239987
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    For a long while mistakenly revered as a saviour of classical civilization, in recent times more often dismissed as an anachronism, Cassiodorus emerges from this edition of the Institutions as an exceptional but nonetheless representative exponent o…

  • A Christian's Guide to Greek Culture
    329 kr

    A Christian's Guide to Greek Culture

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853239178
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    The Commentaries translated here, dating from the sixth century, show the persisting survival of Greek learning in an increasingly Christianised world. The work takes the form of a series of explanations and glosses of classical references in Gregor…

  • Two Early Lives of Severos, Patriarch of Antioch
    329 kr

    Two Early Lives of Severos, Patriarch of Antioch

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846318832
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    Severos, patriarch of Antioch, was one of the most important ecclesiastical figures of the first half of the sixth century, a time when the reception, or not, of the Council of Chalcedon (451) was still a matter of much dispute. As an opponent of th…

  • Two Early Lives of Severos, Patriarch of Antioch
    1.055 kr

    Two Early Lives of Severos, Patriarch of Antioch

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846318825
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    Severos, patriarch of Antioch, was one of the most important ecclesiastical figures of the first half of the sixth century, a time when the reception, or not, of the Council of Chalcedon (451) was still a matter of much dispute. As an opponent of th…

  • The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor
    968 kr

    The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846314933
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    The Chronicle attributed to Zachariah of Mytilene is one of the most important sources for the history of the church from the Council of Chalcedon in 451 to the early years of the reign of Justinian (527-565). The author who compiled the work in Syr…

  • The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor
    329 kr

    The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846314940
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    The Chronicle attributed to Zachariah of Mytilene is one of the most important sources for the history of the church from the Council of Chalcedon in 451 to the early years of the reign of Justinian (527-565). The author who compiled the work in Syr…

  • Constantine and Christendom
    329 kr

    Constantine and Christendom
    av Mark Edwards, Constantine, M. J. Edwards

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853236481
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    This volume makes available three works attributed to Constantine - two of which were certainly not written by him - which are important sources for historians of the papacy, Christianity and Constantine himself. The Oration to the Saints is an inte…

  • Iamblichus
    349 kr

    Iamblichus

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853233268
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    The Pythagorean Life is the most extensive surviving source on Pythagoreanism, and has wider interest as an account of the religious aspirations of late antiquity.

  • Gregory of Tours: Life of the Fathers
    268 kr

    Gregory of Tours: Life of the Fathers

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853233275
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    The first translation into English of Life of the Fathers, a collection of twenty lives of saints which lives present a cross-section of the Gallic Church and are a counterpart to the secular society described in Gregory's History of the Franks.

  • Caesarius of Arles
    329 kr

    Caesarius of Arles

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853233688
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    Caesarius was born in 469/70 and served as Bishop of Arles from 502 until his death in 542. Originally trained as a monk at Lerins, he devoted himself as Bishop to an ambitious programme of church reform and Christianization inspired by strict monas…

  • Chronicon Paschale 284-628
    349 kr

    Chronicon Paschale 284-628

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853230960
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    The Chronicon Paschale is one of the major constituents of the Byzantine chronographic tradition covering the late antique period.

  • Theophilus of Edessa's Chronicle and the Circulation of Historical Knowledge in Late Antiquity and Early Islam
    968 kr

    Theophilus of Edessa's Chronicle and the Circulation of Historical Knowledge in Late Antiquity and Early Islam

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846316975
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    Theophilus of Edessa was an astrologer in the court of the Muslim caliphs from the 750s to the 780s, a time when their capital, Baghdad, was a thriving cosmopolitan centre of culture and trade and one of the most populous and prosperous cities of th…

  • Theophilus of Edessa's Chronicle and the Circulation of Historical Knowledge in Late Antiquity and Early Islam
    349 kr

    Theophilus of Edessa's Chronicle and the Circulation of Historical Knowledge in Late Antiquity and Early Islam

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846316982
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    Theophilus of Edessa was an astrologer in the court of the Muslim caliphs from the 750s to the 780s, a time when their capital, Baghdad, was a thriving cosmopolitan centre of culture and trade and one of the most populous and prosperous cities of th…

  • Ecclesiastical History of Evagrius Scholasticus
    349 kr

    Ecclesiastical History of Evagrius Scholasticus

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853236054
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    The Ecclesiastical History of Evagrius narrates the history of the church from the start of the Nestorian controversy in 428 until the death of Evagrius' employer, Patriarch Gregory of Antioch Gregory in 592.

  • The Lives of the Eighth-Century Popes AD 715-817
    349 kr

    The Lives of the Eighth-Century Popes AD 715-817

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846311543
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    In The Lives of the Eighth-Century Popes Raymond Davis continues from the year AD 715, where his Book of the Pontiffs (revised edition, Liverpool, 2000) stopped, and deals with the next nine biographies from the Liber Pontificalis of the Roman Churc…

  • Jonas of Bobbio
    1.051 kr

    Jonas of Bobbio

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781381762
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    Jonas of Bobbio was an Italian monk, author, and abbot, active in Lombard Italy and Merovingian Gaul during the seventh century. He is best known as the author of the Life of Columbanus and His Disciples, one of the most important works of hagiograp…

  • Jonas of Bobbio
    348 kr

    Jonas of Bobbio

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781381779
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    Jonas of Bobbio was an Italian monk, author, and abbot, active in Lombard Italy and Merovingian Gaul during the seventh century. He is best known as the author of the Life of Columbanus and His Disciples, one of the most important works of hagiograp…

  • Orosius
    349 kr

    Orosius

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846312397
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    This book is a new annotated translation of Orosius's Seven Books of History against the Pagans. Orosius's History, which begins with the creation and continues to his own day, was an immensely popular and standard work of reference on antiquity thr…

  • Antioch As a Centre of Hellenic Culture As Observed by Libanius
    349 kr

    Antioch As a Centre of Hellenic Culture As Observed by Libanius

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853235958
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    Focusing on the first and last years of Libanius' Antiochene career (AD 354-388), this volume illustrates his great range of his rhetorical skills, while at the same time illuminating the intrigues of city politics and university life.

  • Bede: The Reckoning of Time
    349 kr

    Bede: The Reckoning of Time

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853236931
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    From the patristic age until the Gregorian calendar reform of 1582, computus - the science of time reckoning and art of calendar construction - was a subject of intense concern to medieval people.

  • Cassiodorus: Variae
    349 kr

    Cassiodorus: Variae

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853234364
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    Cassiodorus (c.485-585), Roman senator and consul, served in various high offices from c.505 to c.538, under the kings of the Ostrogoths, who had inherited the imperial administration of Italy. For long periods the Goths' chief publicist, he compile…

  • Bede: Commentary on Revelation
    968 kr

    Bede: Commentary on Revelation

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846318443
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    The Commentary on Revelation is Bede's first venture into Biblical exegesis -- an ambitious choice for a young monastic scholar in a newly Christianized land. Its subject matter - the climax of the great story of creation and redemption, of history…

  • The Armenian History Attributed to Sebeos
    410 kr

    The Armenian History Attributed to Sebeos

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853235644
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    The History attributed to Sebeos is one of the major works of early Armenian historiography. Although anonymous, it was written in the middle of the seventh century, a time when comparable chronicles in Greek and Syriac are sparse. Sebeos traces the…

  • Chronicle of Pseudo-Joshua the Stylite
    349 kr

    Chronicle of Pseudo-Joshua the Stylite

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853235859
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    This is a Syriac text written, in all probability, by an inhabitant of Edessa almost immediately after the conclusion of the war between Rome and Persia in 502-506 AD. The Chronicle also vividly describes the famine and plague that swept through Ede…

  • Hilary of Poitiers
    329 kr

    Hilary of Poitiers
    av Hilary, Lionel R. Wickham, Hilary

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853235729
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    Two texts are presented in English translation here. The first is what remains of a historical work Hilary wrote against two distinguished contemporary bishops, Valens and Ursacius, whose intervention on behalf of the Emperor Constantius Hilary thou…

  • Donatist Martyr Stories
    329 kr

    Donatist Martyr Stories

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853239314
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    With this volume, Donatism regains its voice and its hagiography is available in English for the first time. The stories included provide a unique opportunity to glimpse the daily life of the church which for over a century was the faith of the majo…

  • The Goths in the Fourth Century
    349 kr

    The Goths in the Fourth Century

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853234265
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    This volume brings together many important historical texts, the majority of them (speeches of Themistius, the Passion of St Saba, and evidence relating to the life and work of Ulfila) not previously available in English translation.

  • Aurelius Victor
    329 kr

    Aurelius Victor

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853232186
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    This is the first full-scale translation and commentary in English of Aurelius Victor's De Caesaribus, which provides a brief survey of the emperors of Rome from Octavian Augustus in 30 BC to Constantius II in AD 360.

  • The Book of Pontiffs
    349 kr

    The Book of Pontiffs

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846314766
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    No complete translation of the Latin text of the Book of Pontiffs-the Liber Pontificalis of the Roman Church-exists in any language, though the work is indispensable to students of late antiquity and the early middle ages; this book provides an engl…

  • History and Hagiography from the Late Antique Sinai
    329 kr

    History and Hagiography from the Late Antique Sinai

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846312168
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    The Sinai peninsula emerged in late antiquity as a distinct region of the Christian holy land, identified from the fourth century onward as the Old Testament place where the Hebrews had wandered, Moses received the Law, and 'God's Majesty descended'…

  • Venantius Fortunatus
    329 kr

    Venantius Fortunatus
    av Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus, Judith W. George, Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853231790
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    Venantius Fortunatus, writing in the latter half of the sixth century, was not only a major Latin poet, but also an important historical figure. He travelled as a young man to seek patronage in the courts of Merovingian Gaul, writing both formal and…

  • Macarius, Apocriticus
    968 kr

    Macarius, Apocriticus

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781381298
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    The Apocriticus purports to be the record of a four-day public debate between a pagan philosopher, whom the text calls simply the "Hellene," and the author, Macarius, a Christian rhetor. The text is a rich, though often neglected, source for the his…

  • Imperial Invectives against Constantius II
    284 kr

    Imperial Invectives against Constantius II

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781383285
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    The Roman emperor Constantius II (337-361) has frequently been maligned as a heretic, standing in sharp contrast to his father Constantine I, who set in motion the Christianisation of the Roman world and the establishment of Nicene orthodoxy. This r…

  • Vegetius
    349 kr

    Vegetius

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853239109
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    The only Latin art of war to survive, Vegetius' Epitome was for long a part of the medieval prince's military education. The core of his proposals, the maintenance of a professional standing army, was revolutionary for medieval Europe, while his the…

  • Nemesius
    349 kr

    Nemesius

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846311321
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    Nemesius' treatise On the Nature of Man is an important text for historians of ancient thought, not only as a much-quarried source of evidence for earlier works now lost, but also as an indication of intellectual life in the late fourth century AD.…

  • Conquerors and Chroniclers of Early Medieval Spain
    349 kr

    Conquerors and Chroniclers of Early Medieval Spain

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853235545
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    From the perspective of the Hispano-Romans, the Visigoths who invaded Spain in the mid-fifth century were heretical barbarians. But Leovigild's military success and Reccared's conversion to Catholic Christianity led to more positive assessments of t…

  • Bede
    329 kr

    Bede
    av Arthur G. Holder

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853233787
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    This volume contains the first English translation of Bede's allegorical commentary on the tabernacle of Moses, which he interpreted as a symbolic figure of the Christian Church. Written in the early 720s at the monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow in Nort…

  • The Lives of the Ninth-Century Popes
    329 kr

    The Lives of the Ninth-Century Popes

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853234791
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    In The Lives of the Ninth-Century Popes the translator and commentator continues from the year AD 817, reached in his The Lives of the Eighth-Century Popes (Liverpool, 1992), and deals with the remaining ten biographies of the Liber pontificalis dow…

  • The Acts of the Council of Constantinople of 553
    413 kr

    The Acts of the Council of Constantinople of 553

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846318368
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    The Council of Constantinople of 553 (often called Constantinople II or the Fifth Ecumenical Council) has been described as 'by far the most problematic of all the councils', because it condemned two of the greatest biblical scholars and commentator…

  • The 'History of the Kings of the Persians' in Three Arabic Chronicles
    1.055 kr

    The 'History of the Kings of the Persians' in Three Arabic Chronicles

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786941466
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    This book translates the sections on pre-Islamic Persia in three Muslim Arabic chronicles, those of Ahmad al-Ya'qubi (d. ca. 910), 'Ali al-Mas'udi (d. ca. 960) and Hamza al-Isfahani (d. ca. 960s). Their accounts, like those of many other Muslim hist…

  • Bede: On Ezra and Nehemiah
    329 kr

    Bede: On Ezra and Nehemiah

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846310010
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    The Venerable Bede's In Ezram et Neemiam* is the first and only complete commentary written on these biblical books in either the patristic or later medieval era. As the Introduction argues, this work of Bede's is an excellent example of the allegor…

  • The Acts of the Lateran Synod of 649
    968 kr

    The Acts of the Lateran Synod of 649

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781380390
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    The Lateran Synod of 649 was a major event in the 'monothelete' controversy of the seventh century over 'wills' and 'operations' in Christ. It represented a determined attempt by the papacy to frustrate and reverse the ecclesiastical policy of the e…

  • The Formularies of Angers and Marculf
    329 kr

    The Formularies of Angers and Marculf
    av Alice Rio

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846311598
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    This book offers the first full English translation of two major sources for the Merovingian kingdoms: the formularies of Angers and Marculf (sixth and seventh centuries). These collections of model legal documents, compiled by scribes as an aid to…

  • Bede: On the Temple
    349 kr

    Bede: On the Temple

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853230496
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    Bede's aim in De Templo is stated in Chapter I: 'That the building of the tabernacle and the temple signifies one and the same Church of Christ'. This classic in Latin by an English saint is here made available in English for the first time since it…

  • Ruricius of Limoges and Friends
    349 kr

    Ruricius of Limoges and Friends

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853237037
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    The letter collection of Ruricius, bishop of Limoges c.485-510, describes the last quarter of the fifth century, when it had seemed that the Visigothic kingdom of Toulouse, not the kingdom of the Franks, would become the primary barbarian power of G…

  • Between City and School
    349 kr

    Between City and School

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781382530
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    This book is a collection of twelve important but little-read orations of the fourth-century sophist Libanius, providing an English translation for each with a thorough introduction and copious notes. In spite of Libanius' influence during his lifet…

  • Between City and School
    772 kr

    Between City and School

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781382523
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    This book is a collection of twelve important but little-read orations of the fourth-century sophist Libanius, providing an English translation for each with a thorough introduction and copious notes. In spite of Libanius' influence during his lifet…

  • Three Political Voices from the Age of Justinian
    349 kr

    Three Political Voices from the Age of Justinian

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846312090
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    Featuring commentary and introduction, this title brings together three important works. It provides an important insight into the early Byzantine period.

  • Khalifa ibn Khayyat's History on the Umayyad Dynasty (660-750)
    349 kr

    Khalifa ibn Khayyat's History on the Umayyad Dynasty (660-750)

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781381755
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    Khalifa ibn Khayyat was born in the southern Iraqi city of Basra in the 770s AD and in his lifetime Iraq grew into a thriving centre of culture and trade and one of the most populous and prosperous regions of the world. He was one of a generation of…

  • The Emperor Julian
    329 kr

    The Emperor Julian
    av S. N. C. Lieu, Mamertinus Claudius, Saint John Chrysostom

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853233763
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    This collection makes available in English for the first time the panegyric of Claudius Mamertinus (Panegyrici Latini XI/3), a substantial part of the treatise of John Chrysostom on St Babylas and against Julian (de S. Babyla c. Julianum et gentiles…

  • Gregory of Tours
    349 kr

    Gregory of Tours
    av Raymond Van Dam

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853232360
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    The first translation into English of one of Gregory's eight books of miracle stories, which contains a series of anecdotes about the lives and cults of martyrs.

  • Macarius, Apocriticus
    329 kr

    Macarius, Apocriticus
    av Jeremy M. Schott, Mark J. Edwards, Jeremy M. Schott

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781381304
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    The Apocriticus purports to be the record of a four-day public debate between a pagan philosopher, whom the text calls simply the "Hellene," and the author, Macarius, a Christian rhetor. The text is a rich, though often neglected, source for the his…

  • Avitus of Vienne
    329 kr

    Avitus of Vienne

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853235880
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    Alcimus Ecdicius Avitus, bishop of Vienne from c.494 to c.518, is known for his poetic works, but his Latin prose style has led to some neglect of his letters. This first complete translation of the letters into English gives access to an important…