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Attalid Asia MinorMoney, International Relations, and the State

Attalid Asia Minor: Money, International Relations, and the State

Peter Thonemann (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656110
eISBN:
9780191746239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656110.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This book is dedicated to the political economy of one of the major states of the Hellenistic world, the Attalid kingdom of Pergamon in north-western Asia Minor. In the third century bc, the Attalid ... More

Basil II and the Governance of Empire (976-1025)

Basil II and the Governance of Empire (976-1025)

Catherine Holmes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279685
eISBN:
9780191707353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279685.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The reign of Emperor Basil II is usually considered the high-water mark of medieval Byzantium. During Basil's reign, Byzantine political authority extended from southern Italy to the Euphrates. With ... More

Between EmpiresArabs, Romans, and Sasanians in Late Antiquity

Between Empires: Arabs, Romans, and Sasanians in Late Antiquity

Greg Fisher

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599271
eISBN:
9780191724992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599271.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the relationship between the Roman Empire, the Empire of Sasanian Iran, and their Arab clients, the Jafnids, Nasrids, and Hujrids, at the end of antiquity. Building on recent work ... More

The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in PalestineAn Archaeological Approach

The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach

Gideon Avni

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684335
eISBN:
9780191765001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684335.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Byzantine–Islamic transition and the spread of Islam in the Near East has been widely debated in the past thirty years. The traditional approach, claiming a swift Arab conquest which triggered a ... More

Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Jonathan Harris, Catherine Holmes, and Eugenia Russell (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The late medieval eastern Mediterranean, before its incorporation into the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century, presents a complex and fragmented picture. The Ayyubid and Mamluk sultanates held ... More

Byzantium and the Turks in the Thirteenth Century

Byzantium and the Turks in the Thirteenth Century

Dimitri Korobeinikov

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198708261
eISBN:
9780191779312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708261.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book looks at the relations between Byzantium and its eastern neighbours in the thirteenth century. The main conclusion is that the Nicaean Empire (1204-61) was much stronger and much more the ... More

Calendars in AntiquityEmpires, States, and Societies

Calendars in Antiquity: Empires, States, and Societies

Sacha Stern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199589449
eISBN:
9780191746178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589449.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers a study of the calendars of ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia, Greece, Rome, Gaul, and all other parts of the Mediterranean and the Near East, from the origins up to and including ... More

The Confucian-Legalist StateA New Theory of Chinese History

The Confucian-Legalist State: A New Theory of Chinese History

Dingxin Zhao

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199351732
eISBN:
9780199351756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351732.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book analyzes the history of China between the 11th century BCE and 1911 under the guidance of a new theory of social change. It centers on two questions. First, how and why China was unified ... More

The Embodied IconLiturgical Vestments and Sacramental Power in Byzantium

The Embodied Icon: Liturgical Vestments and Sacramental Power in Byzantium

Warren T. Woodfin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199592098
eISBN:
9780191808302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199592098.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In spite of the Orthodox liturgy’s reputation for resistance to change, Byzantine liturgical dress underwent a period of extraordinary elaboration from the end of the eleventh century onwards. As ... More

Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean400 BCE-250 CE

Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean: 400 BCE-250 CE

Boris Chrubasik and Daniel King (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805663
eISBN:
9780191843617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805663.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This volume focuses on questions of Greek and non-Greek cultural interaction in the eastern Mediterranean and the ancient Near East during a broadly defined Hellenistic period from 400 BCE–250 CE. ... More

Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Catherine Hezser

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book is an historical-critical study of Jewish slavery in antiquity, comparing the Jewish discourse on slavery with Graeco-Roman and Christian attitudes, and the first comprehensive analysis of ... More

The Kingdom of the Hittites

The Kingdom of the Hittites

Trevor Bryce

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281329
eISBN:
9780191706752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281329.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In 14th century BC, the Hittites became the supreme political and military power in the Near East. How did they achieve their supremacy? How successful were they in maintaining it? What brought about ... More

Land Transport in Roman EgyptA Study of Economics and Administration in a Roman Province

Land Transport in Roman Egypt: A Study of Economics and Administration in a Roman Province

Colin Adams

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199203970
eISBN:
9780191708077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203970.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Transport has been seen as one of the greatest failures of ancient technology. Land transport especially, due to its cost, restricted growth in the Roman economy. This book challenges these views, ... More

Medieval NubiaA Social and Economic History

Medieval Nubia: A Social and Economic History

Giovanni R. Ruffini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199891634
eISBN:
9780199980048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891634.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book explores the history of medieval Nubia through the Old Nubian documentary archives excavated at Qasr Ibrim in southern Egypt. It focuses in particular on a single archive of land sales from ... More

The Origins of Ancient Vietnam

The Origins of Ancient Vietnam

Nam C. Kim

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199980888
eISBN:
9780190268879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199980888.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book is concerned with the origins of an ancient state in northern Vietnam, an area long believed to be the cradle of Vietnamese ethnic identity and civilization. This area has been referenced ... More

Palestine in Late Antiquity

Palestine in Late Antiquity

Hagith Sivan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199284177
eISBN:
9780191712555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284177.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers an unconventional study of one corner of the Roman Empire in late antiquity, weaving around the theme of conflict strands of distinct histories, and of peoples and places, ... More

Postcolonial AmazonsFemale Masculinity and Courage in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit Literature

Postcolonial Amazons: Female Masculinity and Courage in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit Literature

Walter Duvall Penrose, Jr.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199533374
eISBN:
9780191747069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533374.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Did the Amazons of antiquity exist? During the 1980s, while classicists were denying the veracity of the Amazon myth in the West, Soviet archaeologists were digging up bodies of women warriors. ... More

The Qur'an and Late AntiquityA Shared Heritage

The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage

Angelika Neuwirth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199928958
eISBN:
9780190921316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199928958.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Qurʾan and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage, the culminating summary of the work of the most prominent German scholar of the Qurʾan, provides an original introduction to the Qurʾan against the ... More

Scribal Repertoires in Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Early Islamic Period

Scribal Repertoires in Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Early Islamic Period

Jennifer Cromwell and Eitan Grossman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198768104
eISBN:
9780191821882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768104.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume deals with the possibility of glimpsing pre-modern and early modern Egyptian scribes, the people who actually produced ancient documents, through the ways in which they organized and ... More

Shaping a Muslim StateThe World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book provides a synthetic study of the political, social, and economic processes which formed early Islamic Egypt. Looking at a corpus of previously unknown Arabic papyrus letters, dating from ... More

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