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Plague And The End Of Antiquity

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Lester K. Little | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521846394
ISBN 13 : 0521846390

In this volume, 12 scholars from various disciplines - have produced a comprehensive account of the pandemic's origins, spread, and mortality, as well as its economic, social, poli..


Magika Hiera

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Christopher A. Faraone | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 9780195111408
ISBN 13 : 0195111400

This collection challenges the tendency among scholars of ancient Greece to see magical and religious ritual as mutually exclusive and to ignore "magical" practices in Greek religi..


Understanding Paintings

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Alexander Sturgis | Publisher : Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN 10 : 0823055795
ISBN 13 : 9780823055791

A book which discusses the entire history of painting by genre rather than chronology, this fresh approach gives readers a new, enlightened way to view and understand the language ..


A Short History Of The Byzantine Empire

Pub Date : 2014-04-30 | Author : Dionysios Stathakopoulos | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9781780761947
ISBN 13 : 1780761945

The Byzantine Empire was one of the most impressive imperial adventures in history. It ruled much of Europe and Asia Minor for a remarkable eleven hundred years. From Constantine's..


Famine And Food Supply In The Graeco Roman World

Pub Date : 1989-09-21 | Author : Peter Garnsey | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521375851
ISBN 13 : 9780521375856

Detailed case studies of Athens and Rome, the best known states of antiquity, reveal the effects of the breakdown of the food supply systems and response to the crisis by the masse..


John Ii Komnenos Emperor Of Byzantium

Pub Date : 2016-06-03 | Author : Alessandra Bucossi | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317110705
ISBN 13 : 1317110706

The Emperor John II Komnenos (1118–1143) has been overshadowed by both his father Alexios I and his son Manuel I. Written sources have not left us much evidence regarding his rei..


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