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Late Antiquity

A Guide to the Postclassical World

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HARDCOVER

$57.00 • £45.95 • €51.50

ISBN 9780674511736

Publication Date: 11/18/1999

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802 pages

18 color illustrations, 63 halftones, 2 maps

Belknap Press

Harvard University Press Reference Library

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G. W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

Peter Brown is Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Emeritus, at Princeton University.

Oleg Grabar was Professor Emeritus of Islamic Art and Architecture at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.

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  • 1999 Association of American Publishers Award for Excellence, History Category
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