The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity

The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity

by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9780190277536
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2015
Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 1296
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 2.40(d)

About the Author

Scott Fitzgerald Johnson is Assistant Professor of Classics and Letters at the University of Oklahoma.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
List of Illustrations
Scott F. Johnson, Georgetown University and Dumbarton Oaks
Introduction: Late Antique Conceptions of Late Antiquity
Hervé Inglebert, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre-La Défense (Paris X)

Part I. Geographies and Peoples
1. The Western Kingdoms, Michael Kulikowski
2. Barbarians: Problems and Approaches, Michael Maas
3. The Balkans, Craig H. Caldwell III,
4. Armenia, Tim Greenwood
5. Central Asia and the Silk Road, Étienne de la Vaissière
6. Syriac and the "Syrians,"Philip Wood
7. Egypt, Arietta Papaconstantinou
8. The Coptic Tradition, Anne Boud'hors
9. Ethiopia and Arabia, Christian Julien Robin

Part II. Literary and Philosophical Cultures
10. Latin Poetry, Scott McGill
11. Greek Poetry, Gianfranco Agosti
12. Historiography, Brian Croke
13. Hellenism and its Discontents, Aaron Johnson
14. Education: Speaking, Thinking, and Socializing, Edward Watts
15. Monasticism and the Philosophical Heritage, Samuel Rubenson
16. Physics and Metaphysics, Gregory Smith
17. Travel, Cartography, and Cosmology, Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

III. Law, State, and Social Structures
18. Economic Trajectories, Jairus Banaji
19. Agriculture and Other, "Rural Matters," Cam Grey
20. Marriage and Family, Kyle Harper
21. Health, Disease, and Hospitals: The Case of the "Sacred House," Peregrine Horden
22. Concepts of Citizenship, Ralph Mathisen
23. Justice and Equality, Kevin Uhalde
24. Roman Law and Legal Culture, Jill Harries
25. Communication: Use and Reuse, Andrew Gillett

Part IV. Religions and Religious Identity
26. Paganism and Christianization, Jaclyn Maxwell
27. Episcopal Leadership, David M. Gwynn
28. Theological Argumentation: The Case of Forgery, Susan Wessel
29. Sacred Space and Visual Art, Ann Marie Yasin
30. Object Relations: Theorizing the Late Antique Viewer, Glenn Peers
31. From Nisibis to Xi'an: The Church of the East across Sasanian Persia, Joel Walker
32. Early Islam as a Late Antique Religion, Robert Hoyland
33. Muhammad and the Qur'an, Stephen J. Shoemaker

Part V. Late Antiquity in Perspective
34. Comparative State Formation: The Later Roman Empire in the Wider World, John Haldon
35. Late Antiquity in Byzantium, Petre Guran
36. Late Antiquity and the Italian Renaissance, Christopher Celenza

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