Agrarian History and the Labour Organisation of Byzantine Large Estates
- History, Economics
This chapter focuses on the status of the peasantry in the late antique world, which very roughly spans the period from the fourth to the seventh centuries. It deals that the organisation of the…
Is Archaeological Practice Obscuring our Understanding of the Late Roman Fifth Century?
The fifth century in Northern Gaul is traditionally characterised by barbarian invasions, conflict, abandonment, and large migrations. However, there is little material evidence that can inform us on…
Empires and Barbarians: The Fall of Rome and the Birth of Europe
Empires and Barbarians presents a fresh, provocative look at how a recognizable Europe came into being in the first millennium AD. With sharp analytic insight, Peter Heather explores the dynamics of…
Theoretical approaches to early medieval migration.
- History, Economics
This thesis is a contribution to the ongoing debate on the effect upon culture of the movements of people. It is concerned in particular with comparing the ways in which the migrations of the early…
Word Embeddings Pointing the Way for Late Antiquity
- Computer ScienceLaTeCH@ACL
A word2vec model trained on over one billion words of Latin is used to investigate the relationships between persons and concepts of interest from works of the 6 th -century scholar Cassiodorus to show that the method has high potential to aid the humanities scholar.
The impact of `exile' on thought: Plotinus, Derrida and Gnosticism
This article examines the impact of `exile' — as an individual or collective experience — on how human experience is theorized. The relationship between `exile' and thought is initially approached…
The Qurʾān in History: Muhammad’s Message in Late Antiquity
- Doctor Virtualis
La tarda antichità fu un periodo di profondi cambiamenti che coinvolse l’Europa, il mediterraneo e il cosiddetto Vicino Oriente, dal IV-V al VII-VIII secolo. Questo paradigma è ormai ampiamente…
The Early Christians in the Face of Epidemics
- HistoryStudia Ceranea
The purpose of the article is to present the reaction of the early Christians to the emergence and the spread of the great epidemics. During the early Christian ages (2nd–3rd centuries) different…
Totius orbis estis indigenae: evidências linguísticas para o estudo da forma de tratamento Vos no latim
- A Cor das Letras
Neste trabalho, exploramos um dos pontos mais instigantes e, também, um dos mais obscuros na história das formas de tratamento no âmbito românico. Se, por um lado, as dinâmicas linguísticas que…