A Companion to Late Antiquity

A Companion to Late Antiquity

Language: English

Pages: 734

ISBN: 1118255313

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


An accessible and authoritative overview capturing the vitality and diversity of scholarship that exists on the transformative time period known as late antiquity.

  • Provides an essential overview of current scholarship on late antiquity – from between the accession of Diocletian in AD 284 and the end of Roman rule in the Mediterranean
  • Comprises 39 essays from some of the world's foremost scholars of the era
  • Presents this once-neglected period as an age of powerful transformation that shaped the modern world
  • Emphasizes the central importance of religion and its connection with economic, social, and political life
  • Winner of the 2009 Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences PROSE award granted by the Association of American Publishers

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