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Product Description: The philosophers of Late Antiquity have sometimes appeared to be estranged from society. 'We must flee everything physical' is one of the most prominent ideas taken by Augustine from Platonic literature. This collection of new studies by leading writers on Late Antiquity treats both the principles of metaphysics and the practical engagement of philosophers...read more
By Karin Alt (editor) and Peter Robert Lamont Brown (editor)

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9780954384586 | Classical Pr of Wales, May 30, 2005, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The philosophers of Late Antiquity have sometimes appeared to be estranged from society.

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Product Description: This book offers a vivid, compelling history of the first thousand years of Christianity. For the second edition, the book has been thoroughly rewritten and expanded. It includes two new chapters, as well as an extensive preface in which the author reflects on the scholarly traditions which have influenced his work and explains his current thinking about the book's themes...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780631221371 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, December 1, 2002), cover price $64.95

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9780631221388 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, January 13, 2003), cover price $51.95 | About this edition: This book offers a vivid, compelling history of the first thousand years of Christianity.

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Product Description: In three magisterial essays, Peter Brown, one of the world's foremost scholars of the society and culture of late antiquity, explores the emergence in late Roman society of "the poor" as a distinct social class, one for which the Christian church claimed a special responsibility...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781584651451 | Brandeis Univ, November 1, 2001, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In three magisterial essays, Peter Brown, one of the world's foremost scholars of the society and culture of late antiquity, explores the emergence in late Roman society of "the poor" as a distinct social class, one for which the Christian church claimed a special responsibility.

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9781584651468 | Brandeis Univ, November 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In three magisterial essays, Peter Brown, one of the world's foremost scholars of the society and culture of late antiquity, explores the emergence in late Roman society of "the poor" as a distinct social class, one for which the Christian church claimed a special responsibility.

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Product Description: The era of late antiquity—from the middle of the third century to the end of the eighth—was 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...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By G. W. Bowersock (editor), Peter Robert Lamont Brown (editor) and Oleg Grabar (editor)

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9780674005983 | Belknap Pr, November 15, 2001, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The era of late antiquity—from the middle of the third century to the end of the eighth—was 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.

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Product Description: This biography was first published thirty years ago and has established itself long since as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching. The recent discovery of a considerable number of letters and sermons by Augustine has thrown fresh light on the first and last decades of his experience as a bishop...read more

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9780571204953 | Faber & Faber Ltd, March 1, 2001, cover price $22.01 | About this edition: This biography was first published thirty years ago and has established itself long since as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.

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Product Description: This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching. The remarkable discovery recently of a considerable number of letters and sermons by Augustine has thrown fresh light on the first and last decades of his experience as a bishop...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520228351 | Univ of California Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.
9780880290982 | Hippocrene Books, March 1, 1987, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.

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9780520227576 | Univ of California Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.

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A colorful tour of late antiquity covers late Roman, Byzantine, Sassanian, and early Islamic culture and discusses topics ranging from angels in Islam, concubinage, barbarians and ethnicity, and empire building. (view table of contents)
By G. W. Bowersock (editor), Peter Robert Lamont Brown (editor) and Oleg Grabar (editor)

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9780674511736 | Belknap Pr, November 18, 1999, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: A colorful tour of late antiquity covers late Roman, Byzantine, Sassanian, and early Islamic culture and discusses topics ranging from angels in Islam, concubinage, barbarians and ethnicity, and empire building.

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Product Description: In this history of the late antique period, which appeared earlier in the five-volume series A History of Private Life, Peter Brown shows the slow shift from one form of public community to another--from the ancient city to the Christian church...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674511705 | Belknap Pr, April 15, 1998, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In this history of the late antique period, which appeared earlier in the five-volume series A History of Private Life, Peter Brown shows the slow shift from one form of public community to another--from the ancient city to the Christian church.

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Product Description: The Christianization of the Roman world lies at the root of modern Europe. Peter Brown's fascinating study examines the factors that proved decisive and the compromises that made the emergence of the Christian conception of existence possible: how the old gods of the Roman Empire could be reinterpreted as symbols to further the message of the Church...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521495578 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1995, cover price $41.99

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9780521595575 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The Christianization of the Roman world lies at the root of modern Europe.

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9780872201866 | Rev sub edition (Hackett Pub Co Inc, October 1, 1993), cover price $8.95

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Product Description: Peter Brown, perhaps the greatest living authority on Mediterranean civilization in late antiquity, traces the growing power of Christian bishops as they wrested influence from philosophers, who had traditionally advised the rulers of Graeco-Roman society...read more

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9780299133405 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Peter Brown, a known authority on Mediterranean civilisation in late antiquity, traces the growing power of early Christian bishops as they wrested influence from the philosophers who had traditionally advised the rulers of Graeco-Roman society.

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9780299133443 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, October 15, 1992, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Peter Brown, perhaps the greatest living authority on Mediterranean civilization in late antiquity, traces the growing power of Christian bishops as they wrested influence from philosophers, who had traditionally advised the rulers of Graeco-Roman society.

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Looks at the development of celibacy in the Christian Church from the first to fifth centuries A.D., and compares marriage and sexuality in the Roman, Judaic, and early Christian worlds

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9780231061001 | Columbia Univ Pr, October 1, 1988, cover price $103.00 | About this edition: Looks at the development of celibacy in the Christian Church from the first to fifth centuries A.

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9780231061018 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, April 1, 1990), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Looks at the development of celibacy in the Christian Church from the first to fifth centuries A.

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Product Description: With the blend of art and learning that is the hallmark of his work, Peter Brown here examines how the sacred impinged upon the profane during the first Christian millennium.

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9780520043053 | Univ of California Pr, July 1, 1982, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: With the blend of art and learning that is the hallmark of his work, Peter Brown here examines how the sacred impinged upon the profane during the first Christian millennium.

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9780520068001 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, December 1, 1989), cover price $33.95 | About this edition: With the blend of art and learning that is the hallmark of his work, Peter Brown here examines how the sacred impinged upon the profane during the first Christian millennium.

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Product Description: Following the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, the cult of the saints was the dominant form of religion in Christian Europe. In this elegantly written work, Peter Brown explores the role of tombs, shrines, relics, and pilgrimages connected with the sacred bodies of the saints...read more

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9780226076225, titled "The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity" | Univ of Chicago Pr, February 15, 1982, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Following the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, the cult of the saints was the dominant form of religion in Christian Europe.

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Product Description: This remarkable study in social and cultural change explains how and why the Late Antique world, between c. 150 and c. 750 A.D., came to differ from "Classical civilization." These centuries, as the author demonstrates, were the era in which the most deeply rooted of ancient institutions disappeared for all time...read more

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9780155976337 | Harcourt College Pub, June 1, 1971, cover price $9.95 | also contains Watch the Skies | About this edition: This remarkable study in social and cultural change explains how and why the Late Antique world, between c.

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