CARL NEWELL JACKSON LECTURES
Cover: The Making of Late Antiquity, from Harvard University PressCover: The Making of Late Antiquity in PAPERBACK

The Making of Late Antiquity

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PAPERBACK

$31.50 • £25.95 • €28.50

ISBN 9780674543218

Publication Date: 03/11/1993

Short

148 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Carl Newell Jackson Lectures

World

Peter Brown presents a masterly history of Roman society in the second, third, and fourth centuries. Brown interprets the changes in social patterns and religious thought, breaking away from conventional modern images of the period.

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