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Hellenism in Late Antiquity
The extraordinary adaptability and durability of Greek culture in times of momentous change is revealed in this book, as G. W. Bowersock seeks to interpret Hellenism in a predominantly Christian
Fiction as History. Nero to Julian
Using pagan fiction produced in Greek and Latin during the early Christian era, this text investigates the complex relationship between "historical" and "fictional" truths. This relationship
The Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire
List of sources, including collections and periodicals with abbreviations List of modern works with abbreviations Symbols and conventions Note to the reader The Prosopography Fragmentary names
Martyrdom and Rome
Preface 1. The making of martyrdom 2. The written record 3. The civic role of martyrs 4. Martyrdom and suicide Appendixes Bibliography.
The Throne of Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam
Preface Abbreviations List of Maps and Illustrations Maps I. The Throne II. A Christian Traveller in the Red Sea III. Ptolemy's Elephants IV. The Kingdom of Axum V. Christianity Comes to Axum VI.
Mosaics as History: The Near East from Late Antiquity to Islam
Over the past century, exploration and serendipity have uncovered mosaic after mosaic in the Near East - maps, historical images, mythical figures, and religious scenes that constitute an immense