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Readings in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Routledge
Publication date March 1, 2000
Pages 375
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780415159876
ISBN-10 0415159873
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.85 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $140.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Late Antiquity witnessed the transformation of the ancient Mediterranean and near eastern worlds. This book illustrates the dramatic political, social and religious changes of Late Antiquity through the words of the men and women who experienced them.
This collection draws from Greek, Latin, Syriac, Hebrew, Coptic, Persian, Arabic and Armenian sources, some translated into English for the first time. The Roman empire is kept at the centre of discussion, with chapters devoted to government, society, army, law, medicine, philosophy, Christianity, polytheism and Jews. The carefully selected sources present a comprehensive insight into the lives of emperors, abbesses, aristocrats, slaves, and saints who left a vivid record of their experiences.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780415159876
 
2 edition from Routledge (April 30, 2010)
9780415473361 | details & prices | 437 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.10 lbs | List price $135.00
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from Routledge (March 1, 2000)
9780415159876 | details & prices | 375 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $140.00
About: Late Antiquity witnessed the transformation of the ancient Mediterranean and near eastern worlds.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780415159883 Book cover for 9780415473378
 
2 edition from Routledge (February 2, 2010)
9780415473378 | details & prices | 437 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $49.95
from Routledge (December 1, 1999)
9780415159883 | details & prices | 375 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $49.95
About: This fascinating collection draws from Greek, Latin, Syriac, Hebrew, Coptic, Persian, Arabic and Armenian sources, some translated into English for the first time.

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