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Late Antiquity

A Guide to the Postclassical World

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$58.50 • £46.95 • €52.50

ISBN 9780674511736

Publication Date: 11/18/1999


802 pages

18 color illustrations, 63 halftones, 2 maps

Belknap Press

Harvard University Press Reference Library


  • Introduction
  • Maps
  • Remaking the Past [Averil Cameron]
  • Sacralization and Desacralization [Béatrice Caseau]
  • Philosophical Tradition and the Self [Henry Chadwick]
  • Religious Communities [Garth Fowden]
  • Barbarians and Ethnicity [Patrick J. Geary]
  • War and Violence [Brent D. Shaw]
  • Empire Building [Christopher Kelly]
  • Christian Triumph and Controversy [Richard Lim]
  • Islam [Hugh Kennedy]
  • The Good Life [Henry Maguire]
  • Habitat [Yizhar Hirschfeld]
  • Alphabetical Guide
  • Abbreviations
  • Contributors
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

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