Interpreting Late Antiquity: Essays on the Postclassical World

Interpreting Late Antiquity: Essays on the Postclassical World

by G. W. Bowersock
     
 

In these eleven in-depth essays, drawn from the award-winning reference work Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World, an international cast of experts provides essential information and fresh perspectives on this period's culture and history.See more details below

Overview

In these eleven in-depth essays, drawn from the award-winning reference work Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World, an international cast of experts provides essential information and fresh perspectives on this period's culture and history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674005983
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
11/15/2001
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,501,649
Product dimensions:
0.68(w) x 6.69(h) x 9.61(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Maps

Remaking the Past, by Averil Cameron

Sacred Landscapes, by Béatrice Caseau

Philosophical Tradition and the Self, by Henry Chadwick

Varieties of Religious Community, by Garth Fowden

Barbarians and Ethnicity, by Patrick J. Geary

War and Violence, by Brent D. Shaw

Empire Building, by Christopher Kelly

Christian Triumph and Controversy, by Richard Lim

Islam, by Hugh Kennedy

The Good Life, by Henry Maguire

Habitat, by Yizhar Hirschfeld

Abbreviations

Contributors

Index

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