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The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Justinian

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  • 50 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 672 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 1.095 kg
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 (ISBN-13: 9780521520713 | ISBN-10: 0521520711)

DOI: 10.2277/0521520711

  • There was also a Hardback of this title but it is no longer available | Adobe eBook
  • Published June 2005

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CONTENTS




  List of Illustrations and Maps page ix
  Contributors xiii
  Abbreviations xv
  Acknowledgments xvii
  Select List of Ancient Sources xix
  Chronology xxv
 
PART 1: STRUCTURES AND IDEOLOGIES OF EMPIRE
1   Roman Questions, Byzantine Answers: Contours of the Age of Justinian 3
  MICHAEL MAAS
2   Economy and Administration: How Did the Empire Work? 28
  JOHN F. HALDON
3   Justinian’s Constantinople 60
  BRIAN CROKE
4   The Classical City in the Sixth Century: Survival and Transformation 87
  KENNETH G. HOLUM
5   The Empire at War 113
  A. D. LEE
6   Mediterranean Plague in the Age of Justinian 134
  PEREGRINE HORDEN
7   Law and Legal Practice in the Age of Justinian 161
  CAROLINE HUMFRESS
8   Justinianic Ideology and the Power of the Past 185
  CHARLES PAZDERNIK
 
PART 2:  RELIGION and PHILOSOPHY
9   The Legacy of Chalcedon: Christological Problems and Their Significance 215
  PATRICK T. R. GRAY
10   Society and Community in the Christian East 239
  LUCAS VAN ROMPAY
11   Emperors and Popes in the Sixth Century: The Western View 267
  CLAIRE SOTINEL
12   Christian Piety and Practice in the Sixth Century 291
  DEREK KRUEGER
13   Philosophy in the Age of Justinian 316
  CHRISTIAN WILDBERG
 
PART 3:  LITERATURE AND THE ARTS
14   Art and Architecture in the Age of Justinian 343
  JOSEPH D. ALCHERMES
15   Literary Culture under Justinian 376
  CLAUDIA RAPP
PART 4: PEOPLES AND COMMUNITIES
16   Jews in the Age of Justinian 401
  NICHOLAS DE LANGE
17   The Age of Justinian: Gender and Society 427
  LESLIE BRUBAKER
18   Justinian and the Barbarian Kingdoms 448
  WALTER POHL
19   Byzantium and the East in the Sixth Century 477
  GEOFFREY GREATREX
20   The Background to Islam 510
  FRED M. DONNER
  Bibliography 535
  Index 583

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