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A History of Private Life - I : From Pagan Rome to Byzantium
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A History of Private Life - I : From Pagan Rome to Byzantium

By Perrott, Michelle; Arier, Philippe & Duby, Georges [eds]

Cambridge MA: Belknap Press/Harvard U.P., 1987. First of the widely celebrated and sumptuously illustrated series, this book reveals in intimate detail what life was really like in the ancient world. Behind the vast panorama of the pagan Roman empire, the reader discovers the intimate daily lives of citizens and slaves—from concepts of manhood and sexuality to marriage and the family, the roles of women, chastity and contraception, techniques of childbirth, homosexuality, religion, the meaning of virtue, and the separation of private and public spaces. The emergence of Christianity in the West and the triumph of Christian morality with its emphasis on abstinence, celibacy, and austerity is startlingly contrasted with the profane and undisciplined private life of the Byzantine Empire. Using illuminating motifs, the authors weave a rich, colorful fabric ornamented with the results of new research and the broad interpretations that only masters of the subject can provide. Large format. 670p. plates (some col.) bibliography.index Name of previoous owner om ffep. else fine. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips. Illus. by Translator - Arthur Goldhammer .

$55.00

$12.00

Constantine and the Conversion of Europe
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Constantine and the Conversion of Europe

By Jones, A.H.M.

New York: Collier Books, 1967. Name of previous owner inside front cover , otherwise clean and crisp . Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$20.00

A History of Private Life - I : From Pagan Rome to Byzantium
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A History of Private Life - I : From Pagan Rome to Byzantium

By Perrott, Michelle; Arier, Philippe & Duby, Georges [eds]

Cambridge MA: Belknap Press/Harvard U.P., 1987. First of the widely celebrated and sumptuously illustrated series, this book reveals in intimate detail what life was really like in the ancient world. Behind the vast panorama of the pagan Roman empire, the reader discovers the intimate daily lives of citizens and slaves—from concepts of manhood and sexuality to marriage and the family, the roles of women, chastity and contraception, techniques of childbirth, homosexuality, religion, the meaning of virtue, and the separation of private and public spaces. The emergence of Christianity in the West and the triumph of Christian morality with its emphasis on abstinence, celibacy, and austerity is startlingly contrasted with the profane and undisciplined private life of the Byzantine Empire. Using illuminating motifs, the authors weave a rich, colorful fabric ornamented with the results of new research and the broad interpretations that only masters of the subject can provide. format. 670p. plates (some col.) bibliography.index . Soft Cover. Fine. Illus. by Translator - Arthur Goldhammer .

$20.00

In The Twilight of Antiquity : The R.S.Hoyt Memorial Lectures (1073)

By Jones,Tom B.

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1978. The fourth century A.D. (324-450), viewed "as the twilight of antiquity" was a time of transition, with pagan and Christian modes of life and thought competing for ascendency. In this book Jones searches for the temper of the age in a series of portraits depicting representative figures of the era. Among his characters are Egeria, a nun and pilgrim; the pagan orator Libanius; an emperor, Julian the Apostate; a soldier, Abinnaeus; the pagan philosopher Hypatia; and several prominent churchmen - Basil the Great, Jerome, Ambrose, and Augustine. In the Twilight of Antiquity is an engaging, conversational work that reveals Jones' long familiarity with the age.". Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

Volume 6 Number 2 1987

By Patristic and Byzantine Review

Kingston NY: American Institute Ffor Patrictic & Byzantine Studies , 1987. The Patristic & Byzantine Review Devoted to Patristic Theology and Eastern Church History. Edited by Constatine N.Tsirpanlis ISSN 0737-738X ExLibris stamp of previous oswner, else fine.. First Thus. Original Wraps. Near Fine.

$10.00

Volume 3 Number 1 1985

By Patristic and Byzantine Review

Kingston NY: American Institute Ffor Patrictic & Byzantine Studies , 1985. The Patristic & Byzantine Review Devoted to Patristic Theology and Eastern Church History. Edited by Constabtine N.Tsirpanlis ISSN 0737-738X ExLibris stamp of previous oswner, else fine.. First Thus. Original Wraps. Fine.

$10.00

Volume 2 Number 3 1984

By Patristic and Byzantine Review

Kingston NY: American Institute Ffor Patrictic & Byzantine Studies , 1984. The Patristic & Byzantine Review Devoted to Patristic Theology and Eastern Church History. Edited by Constabtine N.Tsirpanlis ISSN 0737-738X ExLibris stamp of previous oswner, else fine.. First Thus. Original Wraps. Fine.

$10.00

Volume 3 Number 3 1984

By Patristic and Byzantine Review

Kingston NY: American Institute Ffor Patrictic & Byzantine Studies , 1984. The Patristic & Byzantine Review Devoted to Patristic Theology and Eastern Church History. Edited by Constantine N.Tsirpanlis ISSN 0737-738X ExLibris stamp of previous owner, else fine.. First Thus. Original Wraps. Fine.

$10.00

Christianity in the Roman Empire

By Mattingly, Harold

New York: W W Norton, 1967. "....traces the course of two mighty empires, the Roman and the Christian, one declining, one growing, to determine how they influenced each other..." 108p. illus.index. First Pbk.Ed.. Softcover. Very Good.

$10.00

From Roman to Merovingian Gaul : A Reader
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From Roman to Merovingian Gaul : A Reader

By Murray, Alexander Callander (Ed)

Peterborough ON: Broadview Press, 2000. Large format comprehensive survey of original source materials " Nowhere in the western part of the Roman Empire was continuity from classical antiquity to the Middle Age so sustained and observable as in Gaul ... the sources gathered and presented... provide an engrossing, inspriing and readable record of a decisive historical period. " Heavy, large format volume, overall clean, crisp and tight, but with just a few student marks/underlinings. 679p. illus maps. First Edition. Softcover. Good>Very Good.

$100.00

Rise of Christian Europe

By Trevor-Roper, Hugh

New York: Harcourt,Brace,Jovanovich, 1965. 216p. plates (some col.) bibliography.index (some underlinings and pages wrinkled) Good reading copy . Reprint. Soft Cover. Good.

$10.00

Late Antique and Byzantine Art

By Victoria & Albert Museum

London: HMSO, 1963. Guide to some of the Late Antique and Byzantine artifacts in the museum, includes 50 plates (B & W). 1st UK Edition. Printer Wrapper. Very Good. Brochure/Pamphlet.

$15.00

Constantine and the Conversion of Europe (Vol. 4) (Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching Ser., Vol. 4)
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Constantine and the Conversion of Europe (Vol. 4) (Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching Ser., Vol. 4)

By Jones, A.H.M.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1979. Small black mark on ffep, else near fine. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$22.50

The Making of Byzantium 600-1025

By Whittow, Mark

Berkeley CA: University of California Press, 1996. "An excellent assessment .. of the Byzantine empire during a crucial phase in the history of the Near East. Well illustrated with original maps, it covers the last decade of the Roman Empire as a superpwoer of the ancient world, the crisis of the seventh century, and the means whereby its embattled Byzantine successor hung on to Constantinople ans Asia Minor until the Abbasid Caliphate's decline opened up new perspectives for Christian power in the Middle East. 477p.. index (remainder mark at bottom). Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$21.00