The Oxford handbook of late antiquity / edited by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson.

Other titles
  • Handbook of late antiquity
  • Late antiquity
Published
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press ©2012
Physical description
xli, 1247 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
ISBN
  • 9780195336931 (hardback)
  • 0195336933 (hardback)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Preface : On the uniqueness of late antiquity / Scott Fitzgerald Johnson -- Introduction : Late antique conceptions of late antiquity / Hervé Inglebert -- Part I. Geographies and peoples. -- The western kingdoms / Michael Kulikowski -- Barbarians : problems and approaches / Michael Maas -- The Balkans / Craig H. Caldwell III -- Armenia / Tim Greenwood -- Central Asia and the silk road / Étienne de la Vaissière -- Syriac and the "Syrians" / Philip Wood -- Egypt / Arietta Papaconstantinou -- The Coptic tradition / Anne Boud'hors -- Arabia and Ethiopia / Christian Julien Robin -- Part II. Literary and philosophical cultures. -- Latin poetry / Scott McGill -- Greek poetry / Gianfranco Agosti -- Historiography / Brian Croke -- Hellenism and its discontents / Aaron P. Johnson -- Education : speaking, thinking, and socializing / Edward Watts -- Monasticism and the philosophical heritage / Samuel Rubenson -- Physics and metaphysics / Gregory Smith -- Travel, cartography, and cosmology / Scott Fitzgerald Johnson -- Part III. Law, state, and social structures. -- Economic trajectories / Jairus Banaji -- Concerning rural matters / Cam Grey -- Marriage and family / Kyle Harper -- Poverty, charity, and the invention of the hospital / Peregrine Horden -- Concepts of citizenship / Ralph Mathisen -- Justice and equality / Kevin Uhalde -- Roman law and legal culture / Jill Harries -- Communication in late antiquity : use and reuse / Andrew Gillett -- Part IV. Religons and religious identity. -- Paganism and Christianization / Jaclyn Maxwell -- Episcopal leadership / David M. Gwynn -- Theological argumentation : the case of forgery / Susan Wessel -- Sacred space and visual art / Ann Marie Yasin -- Object relations : theorizing the late antique viewer / Glenn Peers -- From Nisibis to Xi'an : the church of the East in late antique Eurasia / Joel Walker -- Early Islam as a late antique religion / Robert Hoyland -- Muhammad and the Qur'ān / Stephen J. Shoemaker -- Part V. Late antiquity in perspective. -- Comparative state formation : the later Roman Empire in the wider world / John Haldon -- Late antiquity in Byzantium / Petre Guran -- Late antiquity and the Italian Renaissance / Christopher S. Celenza.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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