ISBN-10:
0674511735
ISBN-13:
9780674511736
Pub. Date:
11/18/1999
Publisher:
Harvard
Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World / Edition 1

Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674511736
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 11/18/1999
Series: Harvard University Press Reference Library Series , #4
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 802
Sales rank: 770,215
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

G. W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

Peter Brown is Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Emeritus, at Princeton University.

Oleg Grabar was Professor Emeritus of Islamic Art and Architecture at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Remaking the Past
Averil Cameron

Sacralization and Desacralization
Béatrice Caseau

Philosophical Tradition and the Self
Henry Chadwick

Religious Communities
Garth Fowden

Barbarians and Ethnicity
Patrick J. Geary

War and Violence
Brent D. Shaw

Empire Building
Christopher Kelly

Christian Triumph and Controversy
Richard Lim

Islam
Hugh Kennedy

The Good Life
Henry Maguire

Habitat
Yizhar Hirschfeld

Alphabetical Guide

Abbreviations

Contributors

Illustration Credits

Index

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