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1 Cameron, Alan & Jacqueline Long BARBARIANS AND POLITICS AT THE COURT OF ARCADIUS
University of California Press 1993 0520065506 / 9780520065505 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to DJ. ; With a contribution by Lee Sherry. ; Transformation of the Classical Heritage; 441 pages; The chaotic events of A. D. 395-400 marked a momentous turning point for the Roman Empire and its relationship to the barbarian peoples under and beyond its command. In this masterly study, Alan Cameron proposes a complete rewriting of received wisdom concerning the social and political history of these years. Our knowledge of the period comes to us in part through Synesius of Cyrene, who recorded his view of events in his De regno and De providentia. By redating these works, Cameron offers a vital, new interpretation of the interactions of pagans and Christians, Goths and Romans. In 394/95, during the last four months of his life, the emperor Theodosius I ruled as sole Augustus over a united Roman empire that had been divided between at least two emperors for most of the preceding one hundred years. Not only did the death of Theodosius set off a struggle between Roman officeholders of the two empires, but it also set off renewed efforts by the barbarian Goths to sieze both territory and office. Theodosius had encouraged high-ranking Goths to enter Roman military service; thus well placed, their efforts would lead to Alaric's sack of Rome in 410. Though Cameron's interest is in the particularities of events, the book conveys a wonderful sense of the general time and place. Cameron's rebuttal of modern scholarship, which pervades the narrative, enhances the reader's engagement with the complexities of interpretation. The result is a sophisticated recounting of a period of crucial change in the Roman Empire's relationship to the non-Roman world. 
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2 Cameron, Alan & Jacqueline Long BARBARIANS AND POLITICS AT THE COURT OF ARCADIUS
University of California Press 1993 0520065506 / 9780520065505 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
With a contribution by Lee Sherry. ; Transformation of the Classical Heritage; 441 pages; The chaotic events of A. D. 395-400 marked a momentous turning point for the Roman Empire and its relationship to the barbarian peoples under and beyond its command. In this masterly study, Alan Cameron proposes a complete rewriting of received wisdom concerning the social and political history of these years. Our knowledge of the period comes to us in part through Synesius of Cyrene, who recorded his view of events in his De regno and De providentia. By redating these works, Cameron offers a vital, new interpretation of the interactions of pagans and Christians, Goths and Romans. In 394/95, during the last four months of his life, the emperor Theodosius I ruled as sole Augustus over a united Roman empire that had been divided between at least two emperors for most of the preceding one hundred years. Not only did the death of Theodosius set off a struggle between Roman officeholders of the two empires, but it also set off renewed efforts by the barbarian Goths to sieze both territory and office. Theodosius had encouraged high-ranking Goths to enter Roman military service; thus well placed, their efforts would lead to Alaric's sack of Rome in 410. Though Cameron's interest is in the particularities of events, the book conveys a wonderful sense of the general time and place. Cameron's rebuttal of modern scholarship, which pervades the narrative, enhances the reader's engagement with the complexities of interpretation. The result is a sophisticated recounting of a period of crucial change in the Roman Empire's relationship to the non-Roman world. 
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3 Cameron, Alan & Jacqueline Long BARBARIANS AND POLITICS AT THE COURT OF ARCADIUS
University of California Press 1993 0520065506 / 9780520065505 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Upper corner slightly bumped. ; With a contribution by Lee Sherry. Signed by one author on inner cover: "For Dirk from Alan" ; Transformation of the Classical Heritage; 441 pages; The chaotic events of A. D. 395-400 marked a momentous turning point for the Roman Empire and its relationship to the barbarian peoples under and beyond its command. In this masterly study, Alan Cameron proposes a complete rewriting of received wisdom concerning the social and political history of these years. Our knowledge of the period comes to us in part through Synesius of Cyrene, who recorded his view of events in his De regno and De providentia. By redating these works, Cameron offers a vital, new interpretation of the interactions of pagans and Christians, Goths and Romans. In 394/95, during the last four months of his life, the emperor Theodosius I ruled as sole Augustus over a united Roman empire that had been divided between at least two emperors for most of the preceding one hundred years. Not only did the death of Theodosius set off a struggle between Roman officeholders of the two empires, but it also set off renewed efforts by the barbarian Goths to sieze both territory and office. Theodosius had encouraged high-ranking Goths to enter Roman military service; thus well placed, their efforts would lead to Alaric's sack of Rome in 410. Though Cameron's interest is in the particularities of events, the book conveys a wonderful sense of the general time and place. Cameron's rebuttal of modern scholarship, which pervades the narrative, enhances the reader's engagement with the complexities of interpretation. The result is a sophisticated recounting of a period of crucial change in the Roman Empire's relationship to the non-Roman world. ; Signed by One Author 
Price: 240.00 USD
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4 Cameron, Alan CALLIMACHUS AND HIS CRITICS
Princeton University Press 1995 0691043671 / 9780691043678 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book has very light shelfwear. Else fine. DJ has very minor shelfwear. ; Callimachus has usually been seen as the archetypal ivory-tower poet, the epitome if not the inventor of the concept of art for art's sake, author of erudite works written to be read in book form by fellow poets and scholars. However, there is much evidence to suggest a different story: a world of civic festivals rather than books and libraries, a world in which poetry and poets played a central and public role. In the course of the argument, Cameron casts fresh light on the lives, dates, works and inter-relationships of most of the other leading poets of the age. Another axiom of modern scholarship is that the object of Callimachus's literary polemic was epic. Yet Cameron aims to show that the thriving school of epic poets celebrating the wars of Hellenistic kings that has so dominated modern study never existed. Elegy was the fashionable genre of the age and the bone of contention between Callimachus and his rivals (all fellow elegists) was the nature of elegaic narrative. A final chapter sketches some of the implications of this revised view of Callimachus and his world for the interpretation of Roman, especially Augustan, poetry. ; 533 pages 
Price: 275.00 USD
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5 Cameron, Alan CALLIMACHUS AND HIS CRITICS
Princeton University Press 1995 0691043671 / 9780691043678 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Book has very light shelfwear. Scholar's small bookplate to ffep (R. E. Fantham). Small faint stain to textblock. Minor shelfwear. ; Callimachus has usually been seen as the archetypal ivory-tower poet, the epitome if not the inventor of the concept of art for art's sake, author of erudite works written to be read in book form by fellow poets and scholars. However, there is much evidence to suggest a different story: a world of civic festivals rather than books and libraries, a world in which poetry and poets played a central and public role. In the course of the argument, Cameron casts fresh light on the lives, dates, works and inter-relationships of most of the other leading poets of the age. Another axiom of modern scholarship is that the object of Callimachus's literary polemic was epic. Yet Cameron aims to show that the thriving school of epic poets celebrating the wars of Hellenistic kings that has so dominated modern study never existed. Elegy was the fashionable genre of the age and the bone of contention between Callimachus and his rivals (all fellow elegists) was the nature of elegaic narrative. A final chapter sketches some of the implications of this revised view of Callimachus and his world for the interpretation of Roman, especially Augustan, poetry. ; 533 pages 
Price: 265.00 USD
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6 Cameron, Alan CLAUDIAN Poetry and Propaganda At the Court of Honorius
Clarendon Press 1970 0198143516 / 9780198143512 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing else NF. ; Later reprint by Sandpiper Books. As a propagandist Claudian offers unique illumination of the intrigues inside and between the rival courts of Milan and Constantinople in the decisive years following the death of Theodosius the Great. Though a Greek by birth, Claudian revived Latin poetry with a flair not seen since the Silver Age- and not to be seen again. This book studies Claudian's political and propagandist techniques, his accounts of Stilico's campaigns and rivals, his debt to Greek rhetorical theory and contemporary poetry, his culture, attitudes to Rome and its problems and, not least, his position as a pagan at a Christian court. ; 508 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Cameron, Averil & Judith Herrin (Eds. ) with Alan Cameron, Robin Cormack and Charlotte Roueché CONSTANTINOPLE IN THE EARLY EIGHTH CENTURY: THE PARASTASEIS SYNTOMOI CHRONIKAI Introduction, Translation and Commentary.
E. J. Brill 1984 9004070109 / 9789004070103 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Scholar's name to inner cover (G. L. Huxley). 1 cover very lightly bumped and small abrased spot to edge of rear board else fine. ; The Parastaseis Syntomoi Chronikai (lit. 'Brief Historical Notes') is a remarkable work describing the city and antiquiites of Constantinople. Its Greek is extremely difficult, its content often obscure and the extant text seemingly incomplete. ; Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition X; 305 pages 
Price: 485.00 USD
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8 Bagnall, Roger S. ; Alan Cameron, Seth R. Schwartz & Klaas A. Worp CONSULS OF THE LATER ROMAN EMPIRE
Scholars Press 1987 155540099X / 9781555400996 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Former owner's name on ffep. Very minor shelfwear. ; Philological Monographs; 770 pages 
Price: 225.00 USD
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9 Bagnall, Roger S. ; Alan Cameron, Seth R. Schwartz & Klaas A. Worp CONSULS OF THE LATER ROMAN EMPIRE
Scholars Press 1987 155540099X / 9781555400996 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Small tear to cloth at base of spine (3 cm). Corners and base of spine bumped. ; Philological Monographs; 770 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
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10 Cameron, Alan PORPHYRIUS THE CHARIOTEER
Oxford University Press, USA 1973 0198148054 / 9780198148050 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Book has light shelfwear. ; 298 pages; Porphyrius Calliopas was the greatest hero of the 6th century Byzantine hippodrome, celebrated in the Anthology and in monumental reliefs. Only two bases of monuments to Porphyrius survive, the second found in 1963. Cameron presents a full study of this second base, elucidating the iconography, explaining the inscriptions and also reassessing the first base. From the evidence of the bases and epigrams, he is able to reconstruct the careers of Porphyrius and fellow charioteers, exploring their fame and material rewards. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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11 Cameron, Alan THE LAST PAGANS OF ROME
Oxford University Press 2010 019974727X / 9780199747276 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has a bit of shelfwear and light creasing. ; Rufinus' vivid account of the battle between the Eastern Emperor Theodosius and the Western usurper Eugenius by the River Frigidus in 394 represents it as the final confrontation between paganism and Christianity. It is indeed widely believed that a largely pagan aristocracy remained a powerful and active force well into the fifth century, sponsoring pagan literary circles, patronage of the classics, and propaganda for the old cults in art and literature. The main focus of much modern scholarship on the end of paganism in the West has been on its supposed stubborn resistance to Christianity. The dismantling of this romantic myth is one of the main goals of Alan Cameron's book. Actually, the book argues, Western paganism petered out much earlier and more rapidly than hitherto assumed. The subject of this book is not the conversion of the last pagans but rather the duration, nature, and consequences of their survival. By re-examining the abundant textual evidence, both Christian (Ambrose, Augustine, Jerome, Paulinus, Prudentius) and "pagan" (Claudian, Macrobius, and Ammianus Marcellinus) , as well as the visual evidence (ivory diptychs, illuminated manuscripts, silverware) , Cameron shows that most of the activities and artifacts previously identified as hallmarks of a pagan revival were in fact just as important to the life of cultivated Christians. Far from being a subversive activity designed to rally pagans, the acceptance of classical literature, learning, and art by most elite Christians may actually have helped the last reluctant pagans to finally abandon the old cults and adopt Christianity. The culmination of decades of research, The Last Pagans of Rome overturns many long-held assumptions about pagan and Christian culture in the late antique West. ; 896 pages 
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