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Laurens E. Tacoma
This volume analyses the position of the urban elites of third century Roman Egypt and shows how steep social and economic hierarchy could exist side by side with a dynamic pattern of elite renewal.
Based on a thorough investigation of the literary and epigraphic sources, this comprehensive study presents Greek manumission as a form of social relations, rooted in concepts of freedom and dependence and reflected by the terminology and the conditions of manumission.
Edited by Philip J. van der Eijk
This collection of papers studies the Hippocratic writings in their relationship to the intellectual, social, cultural and literary context in which they were written, as well as the impact and reception of Hippocratic thought in later antiquity and the early modern period.
Mark J. Schiefsky
This volume presents an up-to-date Greek text of the Hippocratic treatise On Ancient Medicine along with a new English translation, a detailed commentary focusing on questions of medical and scientific method, and an introduction that places the work in its intellectual context.
Edited by W.V. Harris
This collection of essays by contemporary historians considers how after two centuries of scholarship we can best explain Christianity’s rise to dominance.
J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst and H.C. Teitler
This is a commentary on Book XXV of the Res Gestae by the fourth century historian Ammianus Marcellinus. The commentary discusses philological, literary, linguistic and historical problems in the Latin text.
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