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The city in late antiquity

The city in late antiquity

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns, Ancient -- Rome.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by John Rich.
    SeriesLeicester-Nottingham studies in ancient society -- v.3
    ContributionsRich, John, 1944-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,204p. :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22468491M
    ISBN 100415144310

    Much of the cultural heritage of classical antiquity was lost as a consequence of the loss of books in late antiquity, which in the west was the period from the late third to late sixth century CE. A major part of antique Greek and Latin literature was lost during this period, and only a small number of works remained extant to the Early Modern Age. The best books on Late Antiquity recommended by Peter Brown. Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, AD by Peter Brown Read. The Best Books to Read on Late Antiquity — a Five Books Reading List.

    After excavations carried out on the site of Nicopolis ad Istrum in Bulgaria, the results were used to reconstruct the city's physical and economic character from its foundation under Trajan down to the end of the sixth century. The incentive for the subsequent programme, ‘The Transition to Late Antiquity’, was the discovery that the city was replaced by a very different Nicopolis, both in. 2 Sources and Debates: Discovering the City in Late Antiquity 3 What Was a City in Late Antiquity? 4 Cities and the State in Late Antiquity 5 Cities and the Transformation of the Ancient Economy 6 Religion and the City 7 Space, Sense, and Performance: Material Remains and Urban Populations 8 Cities and the Meanings of Late Antiquity: Decline.

    2 Sources and Debates: Discovering the City in Late Antiquity 3 What Was a City in Late Antiquity? 4 Cities and the State in Late Antiquity 5 Cities and the Transformation of the Ancient Economy 6 Religion and the City 7 Space, Sense, and Performance: Material Remains and Urban Populations 8 Cities and the Meanings of Late Antiquity: Decline Author: Mark Humphries. Lancon draws on precisely those passages in late antique authors that most of us try to bring out in class discussions and seminars in order to illustrate the substance of Latin late antiquity a lively and remarkably informative introduction to the way late Roman institutions and social conventions functioned in a city that did, after all.


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Bar-Asher Siegal argues that these Talmudic literary creations must be seen as part of a boundary-creating discourse that clearly.Cities and the Meanings of Late Antiquity is accessible and well-written. It is the result of extensive research, its coverage is broad, and it explains its basic concepts well.

Many different kinds of city appear in it, from both the west and the east. The topics that Humphries discusses, he discusses well.