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Title New perspectives on late antiquity in the Eastern Roman Empire / edited by Ana de Francisco Heredero, David Hernández de la Fuente and Susana Torres Prieto.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2014.

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Description 1 online resource (450 pages)
Contents Table of contents; editors note; preface; i; the last pagan at the court of zeno; ii; bar sauma versus dushara; religious conflictin late antique egypt; the portrait of seleukeiain the miracles of saint thekla; poetry and philosophyat the boundaries of byzantium(5th-7th centuries); iii; byzantium and the eastern frontier; new alphabetsfor the christian nations; synesios of cyrene and the defenceof cyrenaica; one elephant and two giraffeson the incense route; iv; the influence of the orienton the dramatic representationof ammianus marcellinus' res gestae.
Centring constantinoplein himerios' oratio 41speculation and crisis; between the third romeand the new jerusalem; v; from vetus byzantium (amm. 22.8.8)to urbs regia; the so-called "collatio lustralis"in postclassical period; on the legal and social statusof theatre actorsin late antique law; the fanatic is a fan in a madhouse; epilogue; bibliography; contributors.
Summary The present volume presents some of the latest research trends in the study of Late Antiquity in the Eastern Roman Empire from a multi-disciplinary perspective, encompassing not only social, economic and political history, but also philology, philosophy and legal history. The volume focuses on the interaction between the periphery and the core of the Eastern Empire, and the relations between Eastern Romans and Barbarians in various geographic areas, during the approximate millennium that elap ...
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Subject Religion and state -- Rome -- History.
Rome -- Politics and government -- History.
Rome -- Religion -- History.
Byzantine Empire -- History -- To 527.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476.
Chronological Term To 527
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hernández de la Fuente, David A.
Torres Prieto, Susana.
Francisco Heredero, Ana de.
Other Form: Print version: De la Fuente, David Hernández. New Perspectives on Late Antiquity in the Eastern Roman Empire. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2014 9781443863957
ISBN 9781443869478 (electronic bk.)
1443869473 (electronic bk.)