Motions of late antiquity : essays on religion, politics, and society in honour of Peter Brown

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Full title: Motions of late antiquity : essays on religion, politics, and society in honour of Peter Brown / edited by Jamie Kreiner and Helmut Reimitz.
Other authors: Kreiner, Jamie, 1982- (Editor)
Reimitz, Helmut, (Editor)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Motions of Late Antiquity: an introduction / Jamie Kreiner and Helmut Reimitz
  • ‘There is a world elsewhere’: the world of Late Antiquity / Ian Wood
  • The transformation of the Roman world revisited / Walter Pohl
  • Divisive practices? Social implications of Manichaean cosmology and ritual / Philippa Townsend
  • Scholars, peasants, and monks in the Life of Hypatius / Jaclyn Maxwell
  • The powerful and the persuaders in fifth-century Iberia / Damián Fernández
  • Religious violence and Christianization in Jacob of Sarug’s On the Fall of the Idols / Daniel L. Schwartz
  • Philoxenos of Mabbug: a Cappadocian theologian on the banks of the Euphrates? / David A. Michelson
  • The equality of empires: Procopius on adoption and guardianship across imperial borders / Michael Maas
  • Life on schedule: monks and the agricultural cycle in Late Antique Egypt / Ariel Lopez
  • Gregory’s Kings, the theatre of the ‘modern’, and the endurance of Romanitas / Philip Rousseau
  • The dark side of holiness: coercion, conversion, climination, and Barsauma ‘the Roasted’ / Volker Menze
  • Christian Identity in the seventh century Byzantium: the case of Anastasius of Sinai / Yannis Papadogiannakis
  • Nationes quam plures conquiri. Amandus of Maastricht, compulsory baptism and ‘Christian universal mission’ in seventh-century Gaul / Stefan Esders
  • Monothelitism: the view from the edge / Jack Tannous
  • Revisiting the Carolingian Renaissance / Janet Nelson