Late Antiquity: Eastern perspectives

Teresa Bernheimer (Editor), Adam J Silverstein (Editor)

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Abstract

In the past four decades since the field of late antique studies began to gather real momentum, scholars have debated the place of early Islam within the late antique world, particularly in relation to the issue of where and when 'Late Antiquity' ends. Although the Sasanian empire became an equal rival to the Byzantine empire, and the two often forged their characters and practices on the basis of their relations with each other, that has rarely translated into equal coverage for the eastern part of the late antique world in studies of the period. Late Antiquity: Eastern Perspectives aims to r
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWarminster
PublisherGibb Memorial Trust
Number of pages180
ISBN (Electronic)9780906094723, 0906094720, 9780906094822, 0906094828
ISBN (Print)9780906094532, 0906094534
StatePublished - 2012

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