Late Antiquity : A Guide to the Postclassical World

Late Antiquity : A Guide to the Postclassical World

Editorial: Harvard

Páginas: 780

Año: 1999

EAN: 9780674511736

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The first book of its kind, this richly informative and comprehensive guide to the world of late antiquity offers the latest scholarship to the researcher along with great reading pleasure to the browser. In eleven comprehensive essays and in over 500 encyclopedic entries, an international cast of experts provides essential information and fresh perspectives on the history and culture of an era marked by the rise of two world religions, unprecedented political upheavals that remade the map of the known world, and the creation of art of enduring glory. 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