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The Early Modern Invention of Late Antique Rome
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Nicola Denzey Lewis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A new look at the Cult of the Saints in late antiquity: did it really dominate Christianity in late antique Rome?
Empires of Faith in Late Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 500
Authors: Jaś Elsner
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Explores the problems for studying art and religion in Eurasia arising from ancestral, colonial and post-colonial biases in historiography.
The Mediterranean Diaspora in Late Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 516
Authors: Ross Shepard Kraemer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-07 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Mediterranean Diaspora in Late Antiquity examines the fate of Jews living in the Mediterranean Jewish diaspora after the Roman emperor Constantine threw his
A Companion to Early Modern Rome, 1492-1692
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors:
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-04 - Publisher: BRILL

A Companion to Early Modern Rome, 1492-1692, edited by Pamela M. Jones, Barbara Wisch, and Simon Ditchfield, is a unique multidisciplinary study offering innova
The Falls of Rome
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Michele Renee Salzman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Focuses on the resilience of generations of Roman men and women, and their ability to reconstitute their city and society.
Lived Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Language: en
Pages: 605
Authors: Valentino Gasparini
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-06 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The Lived Ancient Religion project has radically changed perspectives on ancient religions and their supposedly personal or public character. This volume applie
Beyond Priesthood
Language: en
Pages: 474
Authors: Richard L. Gordon
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-21 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The last decade has seen a surge of scholarly interest in these religious professionals and a good number of high quality publications. Our volume, however, wit
Writing on the Wall
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Karen B. Stern
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Few direct clues exist to the everyday lives and beliefs of ordinary Jews in antiquity. Prevailing perspectives on ancient Jewish life have been shaped largely
Cult of the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Kyle Smith
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"The Cult of the Dead tells a strangely neglected yet all too obvious story: the history of Christianity is the history of a martyr cult. Of all the world's rel
Pagans and Christians in Late Antique Rome
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Michele Renee Salzman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-12 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book sheds new light on the religious and consequently social changes taking place in late antique Rome. The essays in this volume argue that the once-domi