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Timothy A. Joseph, The College of the Holy Cross
This book considers the Roman historian Tacitus’ (c. 55 – c. 120 C.E.) use of the language and narrative techniques of the epic poets, in particular Virgil and Lucan, for his presentation of the Roman civil wars of 68–70 C.E. in the Histories.
This monograph offers a study of the inter-relations between medicine, religion, and literature in the Sacred Tales of the Second Century CE Greek scholar Aelius Aristides.
By Ingeborg Mongstad-Kvammen
Toward a Postcolonial Reading of the Epistle of James offers an interpretation of Jas 2:1-13 putting the text in the midst of its Roman imperial context.
Leif Inge Ree Petersen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Siege Warfare follows the adaptation of late Roman military organization among successor states to 800 AD from Francia to the Caliphate, as siege technology, military infrastructure and administrative techniques throughout the Mediterranean derived from 4th and 5th century imperial innovations.
edited by Jörg Frey, Daniel R. Schwartz & Stephanie Gripentrog
The book addresses critical issues of the formation and development of Jewish identity in the late Second Temple period. How could Jewish identity be defined? What about the status of women and the image of ‘others’? And what about its ongoing influence in early Christianity?
Horst Klengel, unter Mitwirkung von Fiorella Imparati, Volkert Haas and Theo P.J. van den Hout
Klengel's Geschichte des Hethitischen Reiches is the first modern handbook encompassing the whole of the political history of the Hittite Empire (ca. 1700-1200 B.C.). Organized in a strict chronological order, with separate sections on sources and secondary literature preceding each chapter, ...
Barak S. Cohen
Drawing on the scholasticism of the Late Nehardean amoraim, this book offers a comprehensive analysis of their halakhic/legal methodology, identity and dating. This analysis contributes to the scientific approach of the Bavli, and allows a better understanding of the development of Jewish Law.
Edited by Peter Sarris, Matthew Dal Santo and Phil Booth
This volume focuses on the strategies through which secular and ecclesiastical authorities throughout the early medieval world shaped and exploited Christian culture in their own interests, and the simultaneous attempts of rivals and sceptics to resist that same process.
Jan Willem van Henten, University of Amsterdam, and Joseph Verheyden, Catholic University of Leuven
In Early Christian Ethics in Interaction with Jewish and Greco-Roman Contexts experts from various fields analyze the process of transformation of early Christian ethics because of the ongoing interaction with Jewish, Greco-Roman and Christian traditions.
Edited by Miquel Barceló and François Sigaut
The Register of Laws of the Arabian Gulf offers a single, comprehensive source of key information in the field. No similar work exists in the English language. Drawing on original Arabic sources - invariably very difficult to find either individually or in series - this major loose-leaf work ...
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