Power And Persuasion In Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 1992 | Author : Peter Brown | Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN 10 : 0299133443
ISBN 13 : 9780299133443

Peter Brown, perhaps the greatest living authority on Mediterranean civilization in late antiquity, traces the growing power of Christian bishops as they wrested influence from phi..

The Power Of Religion In Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 2009-01-01 | Author : Andrew Cain | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 0754667251
ISBN 13 : 9780754667254

Late Antiquity witnessed a dramatic recalibration in the economy of power, and nowhere was this more pronounced than in the realm of religion. The transformations that occurred in ..

Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Glen Warren Bowersock | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674511735
ISBN 13 : 9780674511736

A colorful tour of late antiquity covers late Roman, Byzantine, Sassanian, and early Islamic culture and discusses topics ranging from angels in Islam, concubinage, barbarians and ..

The Rise Of Western Christendom

Pub Date : 2012-12-18 | Author : Peter Brown | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118338841
ISBN 13 : 1118338847

This tenth anniversary revised edition of the authoritative text on Christianity’s first thousand years of history features a new preface, additional color images, and an updated..

Transformations Of Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 2009-01 | Author : Philip Rousseau | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 0754665534
ISBN 13 : 9780754665533

'Transformation' is a notion apposite to essays in honour of Peter Brown. 'The transformation of the classical heritage' is a theme to which he has devoted, and continues to devote..

The Oxford Handbook Of Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 2012-10-11 | Author : Scott Fitzgerald Johnson | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199996339
ISBN 13 : 0199996334

The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity offers an innovative overview of a period (c. 300-700 CE) that has become increasingly central to scholarly debates over the history of wester..