Category: Νεες Κυκλοφορίες

Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy

A. Edward Siecienski (ed.), Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy,  Routledge, London – New York 2017.  

 

Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy brings together some of the English-speaking world’s leading Constantinian scholars for an interdisciplinary study of the life and legacy of the first Christian emperor. For many, he remains …

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Rome’s Holy Mountain: The Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity

Jason Moralee, Rome’s Holy Mountain: The Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity, Oxford University Press, New York 2018.

Rome’s Capitoline Hill was the smallest of the Seven Hills of Rome. Yet in the long history of the Roman state it was the empire’s holy mountain. The hill was the setting of …

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Acts of the Apostles and the Rhetoric of Roman Imperialism

Drew W. Billings, Acts of the Apostles and the Rhetoric of Roman Imperialism, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge – New York  2017.

Acts of the Apostles is normally understood as a historical report of events of the early church and serves as the organizing centerpiece of the New Testament canon. In this …

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The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City

Andrea Carandini, Paolo Carafa (ed.), The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City (2 vols.), translated by Andrew Campbell Halavais,  Princeton University Press, Princeton, Oxford 2017.

The Atlas of Ancient Rome provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period. Lavishly illustrated …

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The Last Pagan Emperor: Julian the Apostate and the War against Christianity

H. C. Teitler, The Last Pagan Emperor: Julian the Apostate and the War against Christianity, Oxford University Press, New York 2017.

 

Flavius Claudius Julianus was the last pagan to sit on the Roman imperial throne (361-363). Born in Constantinople in 331 or 332, Julian was raised as a Christian, but apostatized, and …

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Rome and Judaea: International Law Relations

Linda Zollschan, Rome and Judaea: International Law Relations, 162-100 BCE, Routledge Studies in Ancient History,  Routledge, London – New York, 2016.   Rome and Judaea explores the nature of Judaea’s first diplomatic mission to Rome during the Maccabean revolt: did it result in a sanctioned treaty or was it founded instead on amity? This book …

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Greek Medical Literature and its Readers

Petros Bouras-Vallianatos, Sophia Xenophontos (ed.), Greek Medical Literature and its Readers: From Hippocrates to Islam and Byzantium, Routledge, London – New York 2018

This volume focuses on the relationship between Greek medical texts and their audience(s), offering insights into how not only the backgrounds and skills of medical authors but also the contemporary …

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Empire and Religion: Religious Change in Greek Cities under Roman Rule

Elena Muñiz Grijalvo, Juan Manuel Cortés Copete, Fernando Lozano Gómez (ed.), Empire and Religion: Religious Change in Greek Cities under Roman Rule, (Impact of empire 25),  Brill, Leiden, Boston 2017.

This volume explores the nature of religious change in the Greek-speaking cities of the Roman Empire. Emphasis is put on those developments that …

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The Funerary Monuments of Rough Cilicia and Isauria

Yasemin Er Scarborough, The Funerary Monuments of Rough Cilicia and Isauria. BAR Publishing, Oxford 2017.

This book is an investigation of the funerary monuments of Rough Cilicia and Isauria. Rock-cut tombs, tower tombs, temple tombs, grave houses, barrel-vaulted aedicula tombs, tombs with monumental columns, sarcophagi, larnaces, rectangular funerary altars and stelae, mostly from …

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The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

Bart D. Ehrman, The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World, Simon & Schuster, New York 2018.

From the New York Times bestselling authority on early Christianity, the story of how Christianity grew from a religion of twenty or so peasants in rural Galilee to the dominant religion in the …

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