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Guardians Of Language

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Robert A. Kaster | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520212258
ISBN 13 : 9780520212251

"Kaster's book is both rich in its deployment of an extraordinarily wide range of little-known material and original in its approach to the subject. . . . There is no question at a..

Silver And Society In Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 2017-05-15 | Author : Ruth E. Leader-Newby | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351900072
ISBN 13 : 1351900072

The spectacular hoards of late antique silver - Mildenhall, Thetford, Sevso - discovered since the middle of the last century have aroused much interest in this luxury art form. Bu..

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..

Christianization And Communication In Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 2006-10-19 | Author : Jaclyn L. Maxwell | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139460477
ISBN 13 : 1139460471

How did ordinary people and Church authorities communicate with each other in late antiquity and how did this interaction affect the processes of Christianization in the Roman Empi..

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..

Les Saturnales

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius | Publisher : Belles Lettres

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105020833633
ISBN 13 :

Dialogue entre douze orateurs (huit Romains, trois Grecs et un Egyptien), composé de sept livres, les Saturnales appartiennent au genre du banquet littéraire, censé se dérouler..