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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 4144–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.44
Published: 01 March 2020
... was far from uniformly dark. In the eastern Mediterranean, particularly in the Levant, Egypt, western and southern Anatolia, the Aegean, and Cyprus, the 4 th –6 th centuries saw a peak period of occupation and production. Rural villages grew in size and increased in density. There was an expansion of...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34508–546 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.508
Published: 01 December 2019
... networks operated efficiently in northern and eastern Africa, and ivory was but one of many bulk commodities moving out of Africa and into the rest of the Islamic world. 15 From the 7 th century, the successful expansion of Islam facilitated the establishment of a new and enfranchised political elite...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34581–625 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.581
Published: 01 December 2019
... the power dynamics at work in one of the most important urban centers of late antique Iberia in the period of Visigothic expansion. The central piece of evidence is the so-called Bridge Inscription of Mérida, which is preserved only in a ninth-century manuscript. A new critical reading of this complex...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33436–471 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.436
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Recording Village Life: A Coptic Scribe in Early Islamic Egypt (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2017). 79. The bibliography is vast. For literature up until 2009, see O'Connell, “Excavating Late Antique Western Thebes”; for work in the last decade, see A. Boud’hors, “Recent Trends in...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 32251–293 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.2.251
Published: 01 June 2019
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 3117–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.1.17
Published: 01 March 2019
... content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, http://sla.ucpress.edu/content/permissions . 2019 Anastasius of Sinai Chalcedonian Christianity Anti-Chalcedonian Christianity Hagiography Islamic Expansion Early Islamic Middle East NOTES 1. This...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 314–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.1.4
Published: 01 March 2019
... humanities projects, not only the women of antiquity but also the women who study antiquity can achieve a greater degree of representation. 2 Two case studies make evident these ideals in practice: the first focuses on the expansion of Wikipedia entries for women classicists, and the second highlights the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 2140–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.1.40
Published: 01 March 2018
... Press, 1999). The expansion of the study of legal history to methods from social history and legal theory has also influenced the study of early Greek law, albeit to a lesser extent, as David Cohen noted, and called for a wider change. See David Cohen, “Greek Law: Problems and Methods,” Zeitschrift der...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 2184–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.1.84
Published: 01 March 2018
... Haram al Sharif (from 138 A.D. to 1118 A.D.) (Jerusalem: Administration of Wakfs and Islamic Affairs, 1987). For Caesarea Maritima, see A. Aviram, The Development of Column Capitals in Caesarea Maritima from Herod to the End of the Byzantine Period (M.A. thesis, University of Haifa, 1998) [Hebrew]; M...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 12150–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.2.150
Published: 01 June 2017
... in the fifth and sixth centuries. Within an Islamicate environment, Constantine was remembered chiefly for his role in establishing a Nicene orthodoxy, which was shared by all major Christian confessions in the caliphate, and for his role in the cult of the True Cross, a strong symbol that continued...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 12124–149 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.2.124
Published: 01 June 2017
...: Christianity, Islam, and Beyond: Papers from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar, University of Oxford, 2009–2010 , ed. Arietta Papaconstantinou, Neil B. McLynn, and Daniel L. Schwartz (Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2015), 67–94. Conformity, he notes, can include a number of different paths: (1) demand...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 118–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.1.8
Published: 01 February 2017
... Islamic History,” Journal of Near Eastern Studies 40 (1981): 247–51. 30. Peter Brown, The World of Late Antiquity: From Marcus Aurelius to Muhammad (London: Thames and Hudson, 1971), 7. 31. It is worth noting that an emphasis on continuities has been a preoccupation of historians working in...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 1138–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.1.38
Published: 01 February 2017
..., 2004); “Prokopios’ Persian War : A Thematic and Literary Analysis,” in Macrides, ed., History , 253–273, esp. 259–263 for the Alexander comparison; “Prokopios’ Vandal War : Thematic Trajectories and Hidden Transcripts,” in North Africa under Byzantium and Early Islam, ca. 500 – ca. 800 , eds. J...