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1 Alexander Essebiensis; Franco Morenzoni & Thomas M. Bestul (Eds. ) ALEXANDRI ESSEBIENSIS: OPERA THEOLOGICA De Artificioso Modo Predicandi Sermones & Meditaciones (Corpus Christianorum Continuatio Mediaevalis, 188)
Turnhout Brepols 2004 2503048811 / 9782503048819 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
xviii, 499pp.; Corpus Christianorum Continuatio Mediaevalis CLXXXVIII (188) ; 499 pages 
Price: 165.00 USD
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2 Alexander Essebiensis; Greti Dinkova-Bruun (Ed. ) ALEXANDRI ESSEBIENSIS: OPERA POETICA (Corpus Christianorum Continuatio Mediaevalis, 188A)
Turnhout Brepols 2004 2503048838 / 9782503048833 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear. ; lxxxi, 318pp.; Corpus Christianorum Continuatio Mediaevalis CLXXXVIII a (188 A) ; 318 pages 
Price: 120.00 USD
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3 Alföldi, Andrew (Trans. Harold Mattingly) A CONFLICT OF IDEAS IN THE LATE ROMAN EMPIRE The Clash between the Senate and Valentinian I
Oxford Clarendon Press 1952 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Sound copy; 151 pages; The old world of pagan thought and custom, based on the city of Rome, tries to defend itself against the forces of innovation and disruption in the new age....On the one side, the emperor, representing the mass of the citizens...on the other, the senate and aristocracy of Rome, representing the ancient tradition and way of life. The conflict turns round the trials of leading Roman nobles for magical practices-- regarded by them as a permissible maintenance of traditional rites, but by the Emperor as symptoms of disloyalty and dangerous to his person and the state. 
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4 Allen, Pauline and Elizabeth Jeffreys (Eds. ) THE SIXTH CENTURY: END OR BEGINNING?
Australian Association for Byzantine Studies 1996 186420074X / 9781864200744 Softcover Fine 
Contents: Philip Rousseau: Inheriting the Fifth Century: Who Bequeathed What? Roger Scott: Writing the Reign of Justinian: Malalas versus Theophanes; Katherine Adshead: Procopius and the Samaritans; Michael Jeffreys: Bury, Malalas and the Nika Riot; Elizabeth Jeffreys: The Chronicle of John Malalas, Book 1: A Commentary; Wolfgang Liebeschuetz: The Use of Pagan Mythology in the Christian Empire with Particular Reference to the Dionysiaca of Nonnus; Barry Baldwin: Notes of Christian Epigrams in Book One of the Greek Anthology; Ian Martlew: The Reading of Paul the Silentiary; Daniel Callam: Early Monasticism and Ps. Denys; Kathleen Hay: Impact of St Sabas: The Legacy of Palestinian Monasticism; John Chryssavgis: Aspects of Spiritual Direction: The Palestinian Tradition; Michael Maas: Junillus Africanus' Instituta Regularia Divinae Legis in its Justinianic Context; Corrie Molenberg: The Silence of the Sources: The Sixth Century and the 'Antiochene' Exegesis; Pauline Allen: Severus of Antioch and the Homily: The End of the Beginning? Mary Cunningham: The Sixth century: A Turning-Point for Byzantine Homiletics? Patrick Gray: Through the Tunnel with Leontius of Jerusalem: The Sixth-Century Transformation of Theology; Karl-Heinz Uthemann: Christ's Image versus Christology: Thoughts on the Justinianic Era as Threshold of an Epoch; Joan Barclay Lloyd: Sixth-Century Art and Architecture in 'Old Rome': End or Beginning? Ann Moffatt: Sixth-Century Ravenna from the Perspective of Abbott Agnellus; Michael Milojevic: Forming and Transforming Proto-Byzantine Urban Public Space; Paul Farquharson: Byzantium, Planet Earth and the Solar System; Johannes Koder: Climatic Change in the Fifth and Sixth Centuries? ; Australian Association for Byzantine Studies. Byzantina Australiensia 10.; 309 pages 
Price: 135.00 USD
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5 Athanasius, Alexandrinus; Anton Stegmann & Joseph Lippl DES HEILIGEN ATHANASIUS [2 VOLUME SET] I: Vier Reden Gegen Die Arianer, Vier Briefe an Serapion, Brief an Epiktet; II: Gegen Die Heiden, Über Die Menschwerdung, Leben Des Heilige Antonius. Mit Einem Anhang Leben Des Heiligen Pachomius
Munich Jos. Kösel & Friedr. Pustet 1913 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep (Christian Habicht) , else unmarked. Nicely bound in a cream-colored boards with orange leather labels and gilt lettering. Minor scuffing to rear board of V2. Spines slightly browned. Light foxing to some pages. Some waviness to pages of V2. ; N. D. 2 volumes (1913-1917 as per worldcat) . V1: xxxix, 520pp; V2: 156, 101, 122 pp. ; Bibliothek Der Kirchenväter, 13 & 31; Vol. 2018-01-02 
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6 Athanassiadi, Polymnia JULIAN An Intellectual Biography
Routledge 1992 041507763X / 9780415077637 Softcover Fine 
Former copy of Prof. J. F. Drinkwater. ; Classical Lives; 8.75 x 1 x 5.75 Inches; 249 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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7 Athanassiadi, Polymnia JULIAN An Intellectual Biography
Routledge 1992 041507763X / 9780415077637 Softcover Very Good 
Light creasing to spine. Minor shelfwear. ; Classical Lives; 8.75 x 1 x 5.75 Inches; 249 pages 
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8 Ausonius; David R. Slavitt (translated) AUSONIUS: THREE AMUSEMENTS
University of Pennsylvania Press 1998 0812234723 / 9780812234725 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has small stain to front panel and light edgewear. ; A literary verse translation of Ausonius, the most famous of the learned poets active in the second half of the fourth century-- To his Commemorations, David Slavitt has added versions of Ausonius's Nuptial Cento, assembled from snippets of Shakespeare (Ausonius's original is a pastiche of Virgil) , and selected epigrams. ; 86 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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9 Austin, N. J. E AMMIANUS ON WARFARE An Investigation Into Ammianus' Military Knowledge
Latomus 1979 2870311052 / 9782870311059 Softcover Near Fine 
Pages unopened. Very light shelfwear. Else fine. ; Aims to establish Ammianus in the front rank of ancient military historians; attempts to do this by demonstrating that he possesses an extensive knowledge of the three principal phases of military activity: intelligence, planning and operations. ; Collection Latomus Volume 165; 171 pages 
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10 Bachrach, Bernard S. A HISTORY OF THE ALANS IN THE WEST From Their First Appearance in the Sources of Classical Antiquity through the Early Middle Ages
University of Minnesota Press 1973 0816606781 / 9780816606788 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Dustjacket has edgewear with chipping and a couple of small tears. ; Minnesota Monographs in the Humanities; 1 x 1 x 1 Inches; 161 pages; The Alans, a nomadic people from the steppe lands of south Russia, were among the many invaders of the Roman empire who helped to bring about its fall. They were not Germans -- they were Indo-Iranians. Bachrach discusses the social and religious institutions of the Alans and especially their military customs. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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11 Bagnall, Roger S. EGYPT IN LATE ANTIQUITY
Princeton Univ Pr 1993 0691069867 / 9780691069869 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
1.25 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 392 pages; This book brings together a vast amount of information pertaining to the society, economy, and culture of a province important to understanding the entire eastern part of the later Roman Empire. Focusing on Egypt from the accession of Diocletian in 284 to the middle of the fifth century, Roger Bagnall draws his evidence mainly from documentary and archaeological sources, including the papyri that have been published over the last thirty years. This book brings together a vast amount of information pertaining to the society, economy, and culture of a province important to understanding the entire eastern part of the later Roman Empire. Focusing on Egypt from the accession of Diocletian in 284 to the middle of the fifth century, Roger Bagnall draws his evidence mainly from documentary and archaeological sources, including the papyri that have been published over the last thirty years. 
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12 Ballaira, Guglielmo CONCORDANTIAE IN PRISCIANI PANEGYRICUM Concordanze Del Panegirico Di Prisciano (Concordance of Priscian's Panegyric)
Olms-Weidmann 2000 3487110903 / 9783487110905 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Back cover corner is lightly creased. ; A concordance of Priscian's Panegyric. Priscian (Priscianus Caesariensis) , the celebrated Latin grammarian, addressed a laudatory poem (panegyric) to Anastasius, emperor of the East (491—518). Text is in Latin with an Italian preface. ; Alpha-Omega CCX; 169 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Barceló, Pedro CONSTANTIUS II. UND SEINE ZEIT Die Anfänge Des Staatskirchentums
Klett-Cotta 2004 3608940464 / 9783608940466 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to DJ and book. ; 276 pages 
Price: 165.00 USD
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14 Barker, John W. JUSTINIAN AND THE LATER ROMAN EMPIRE
University of Wisconsin Press 1966 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ is price-clipped. DJ is lightly browned with 1 small tear. Book has light shelfwear. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. Former owner's name to ffep; Offers a provocative yet solid account of the reign of Justinian, its accomplishments, its failures, its problems, and its significance. ; 318 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Barnes, Timothy D. CONSTANTINE AND EUSEBIUS
Harvard University Press 1981 0674165306 / 9780674165304 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Dustjacket has shelfwear and rubbing. Light edgewear to extremities of DJ. Former owner's bookplate on ffep else Fine. ; This study of the Roman Empire in the age of Constantine offers a thoroughly new assessment of the part Christianity played in the Roman world of the third and fourth centuries. Mr. Barnes gives the fullest available narrative history of the reigns of Diocletian and Constantine. He analyzes Constantine's rise to power and his government, demonstrating how Constantine's sincere adherence to Christianity advanced his political aims. He explores the whole range of Eusebius' writings, especially those composed before Constantine became emperor, and shows that many attitudes usually deemed typical of the "Constantinian revolution" were prevalent before the new Christian empire came into existence. This authoritative political and cultural history of the age of Constantine will prove essential to students and historians of the ancient world. ; 464 pages 
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16 Barnes, Timothy D. CONSTANTINE AND EUSEBIUS
Harvard University Press 1981 0674165306 / 9780674165304 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light shelfwear to book. Dustjacket spine is sunned and discolored. Light edgewear to extremities of DJ with 1 tiny tear. ; This study of the Roman Empire in the age of Constantine offers a thoroughly new assessment of the part Christianity played in the Roman world of the third and fourth centuries. Mr. Barnes gives the fullest available narrative history of the reigns of Diocletian and Constantine. He analyzes Constantine's rise to power and his government, demonstrating how Constantine's sincere adherence to Christianity advanced his political aims. He explores the whole range of Eusebius' writings, especially those composed before Constantine became emperor, and shows that many attitudes usually deemed typical of the "Constantinian revolution" were prevalent before the new Christian empire came into existence. This authoritative political and cultural history of the age of Constantine will prove essential to students and historians of the ancient world. ; 464 pages 
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17 Barnes, Timothy D. CONSTANTINE AND EUSEBIUS
Harvard University Press 1981 0674165306 / 9780674165304 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear to book with bump to 1 corner. Dustjacket spine is lightly sunned and discolored. DJ has large tear to upper corner (1cm by 4 cm). ; This study of the Roman Empire in the age of Constantine offers a thoroughly new assessment of the part Christianity played in the Roman world of the third and fourth centuries. Mr. Barnes gives the fullest available narrative history of the reigns of Diocletian and Constantine. He analyzes Constantine's rise to power and his government, demonstrating how Constantine's sincere adherence to Christianity advanced his political aims. He explores the whole range of Eusebius' writings, especially those composed before Constantine became emperor, and shows that many attitudes usually deemed typical of the "Constantinian revolution" were prevalent before the new Christian empire came into existence. This authoritative political and cultural history of the age of Constantine will prove essential to students and historians of the ancient world. ; 464 pages 
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18 Barnes, Timothy David THE NEW EMPIRE OF DIOCLETIAN AND CONSTANTINE
Harvard University Press 1982 0674611268 / 9780674611269 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Small tear to cloth at base of spine (1"). Else Minor shelfwear. ; Sets out the factual framework for this obscure period of Roman/Byzantine History. ; 305 pages 
Price: 290.00 USD
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19 Barnes, Timothy, David TERTULLIAN A Historical and Literary Study
Oxford Clarendon Press 1971 0198143621 / 9780198143628 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Soiling and foxing to top of textblock. DJ has light edgewear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; Tertullian lived and wrote in Roman Carthage during the reigns of Septimus Severus (193-211) and his son Caracalla (211-217). His voluminous tracts and pamphlets reveal the atmosphere of early Christianity in an era of persecution. The author sets Tertullian's writings within a chronological and historical framework, then uses them to interpret Tertullian's intellectial development, his reaction to the society in which he lived, and his place in Latin literature. 
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20 Barnwell, P. S. EMPEROR, PREFECTS, & KINGS The Roman West, 395-565
University of North Carolina Press 1992 0807820717 / 9780807820711 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
0.79 x 9.06 x 5.91 Inches; 256 pages; Disagrees with the commonly held notion that the Roman imperial government disintegrated during the 5th century, and was replaced by the Germanic administrations of such peoples as the Visigoths, Burgundians, and Franks. Argues instead that the new kingdoms were an outgrowth of Roman rule, and owed much to it. 
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