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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 September 2019
... sometimes fabricated by late antique people overcomes scholarly doubts as to the usefulness of the method of network analysis based on the fragmentary and tendentious nature of the sources. We are then working, in essence, with “complete” datasets whose limits are defined by late antique artefacts...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (2): 306–313.
Published: 01 June 2019
... from the hallway of the video screen in the “Haptic Learning Lab.” Photo courtesy of Bard Graduate Center Gallery. Photographer: Maria Baranova-Suzuki. FIG. 1. View across the main gallery of “The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity” with the introductory case in the background. Photo courtesy...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (4): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 2018
...=reprints . 2018 Scholars of Late Antiquity have long noted the medical, health, and healing metaphors found in early Christian sources. In older research, scholars have understood these metaphors—such as Christ as the divine physician or sin as illness of the soul—to be drawing ideas from the field of...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2020) 4 (2): 228–235.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Space in Late Antique Rome (Barcelona: Publicacions i Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona, 2012), which examines possible correlations between new refuse sites within the city in areas such as the Forum Romanum and Palatine Hill, and changing patterns of economic exchange. 7. The study...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2020) 4 (2): 244–246.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . 2020 Robert G. Hoyland (trans.), The “History of the Kings of the Persians” in Three Arabic Chronicles: The Transmission of the Iranian Past from Late Antiquity to Early Islam . Liverpool : Liverpool University Press , 2018 . 185 pages, 2 illustrations. ISBN 9781786941473 . $120.00...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2020) 4 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Schwitter, this evidence speaks to the participation of the Vandalic nobility within a vital Romano-African community. Many chronicles of Late Antiquity, whether their authors recorded contemporary events or reflected on a recent past, are full of anguish. Ammianus Marcellinus mourns the death of Julian...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2020) 4 (1): 44–75.
Published: 01 March 2020
... internal socio-economic capacities that have enabled communities in the contemporary world to successfully bounce back from crisis. By examining the archaeological remains of late antique eastern Mediterranean rural communities, we can see beyond the constraints of elite textual accounts to the lives of...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2020) 4 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Kevin van Bladel Stephen J. Shoemaker , The Apocalypse of Empire: Imperial Eschatology in Late Antiquity and Early Islam . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2018 . 272 pp. ISBN 9780812250404 . $59.95 . This book is a reminder of the Hour—here, the concept of the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2020) 4 (1): 136–141.
Published: 01 March 2020
... expressed in similar ways towards the same ultimate goals. Lillian Larsen and Samuel Rubenson , ed., Monastic Education in Late Antiquity: The Transformation of Classical Paideia . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2018 . x + 388 pp., 36 black and white illustrations. ISBN...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (4): 475–507.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jared Secord; Jessica Wright In this article, the authors propose that late antique medicine is a rich and versatile subject to teach in undergraduate courses, despite a seeming lack of sources and teaching resources. Following an introduction, authors Crislip, Langford, Llewellyn Ihssen, and Marx...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (3): 369–412.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Julia Hillner Late antique clerical exile is traditionally investigated from the perspective of banished cleric or banishing emperor and council. This article investigates the relationships between banished clerics and imperial women. Drawing on data collected by the Migration of Faith: Clerical...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (2): 298–302.
Published: 01 June 2019
... . 2019 Nicola Di Cosmo and Michael Maas , eds., Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity: Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppe, ca. 250–750 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2018 . 504 pp. ISBN 9781316146040 . $145.00 . In “Genetic History and Migrations in Western...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (2): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2019
.../permissions . 2019 Nathanael J. Andrade , The Journey of Christianity to India in Late Antiquity: Networks and the Movement of Culture . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2018 . 296 pages, 3 b/w maps. ISBN 9781108419123 . £75 . Andrade is a welcome newcomer to the field of authors...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (4): 440–463.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Wendy Mayer This essay seeks to provide a framework for the four articles that follow. While the employment of medical metaphors by the writers of Late Antiquity has long been recognized, for medical historians the domains to which the metaphors are applied have remained largely in the background...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (3): 266–293.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Blossom Stefaniw The 20 th century saw intense change in theories of knowledge. How can we integrate such developments with our approach to knowledge (as represented in texts) in Late Antiquity? What happens if we apply the notion of knowledge as a product of specific acts and institutions with...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (3): 342–384.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Norman Underwood This article explores the socio-economic aspects of medical care in Late Antiquity with a particular emphasis on how payments and medical costs shaped perceptions of physicians as fee-charging individuals. As it illustrates, criticisms of physicians for greed, hucksterism, and...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (3): 294–315.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Longer I” (Oxford: 2012), for one example. 2. Ishay Rosen-Zvi, Demonic Desires: “Yetzer Hara” and the Problem of Evil in Late Antiquity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011); Adam Becker, “The ‘Evil Inclination’ of the Jews: The Syriac Yatsra in Narsai's Metrical Homilies for...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 May 2018
...=reprints . 2018 Kyle Smith , Constantine and the Captive Christians of Persia: Martyrdom and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity . Oakland, CA , University of California Press , 2016 , 256 pp, $95.00 , ISBN: 9780520289604 Kyle Smith has written a provocative, engaging, and elegant...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (2): 242–249.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Academic, 2014), 20. 4. For example, Jones's grudging estimation in LRE II 606, 1046. 5. Christopher Kelly, Ruling the Later Roman Empire (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004), 110–111. 6. Peter Brown, The Making of Late Antiquity (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2018
...=reprints . 2018 Rita Lizzi Testa (ed.), Late Antiquity in Contemporary Debate . Cambridge : Cambridge Scholars Publishing , 2017 . xlix + 229 pp. ISBN 9781443843089 . £52.99 . The theme of the book is the historiographical debate on Late Antiquity and its periodization. There has...