Constructing identities in late antiquity / edited by Richard Miles

1999, First Edition. London ; New York : Routledge. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dust-wrapper. Particularly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. Literally as new. Item #394472
ISBN: 0415194067

Physical description; ix, 262 pages : illustrations. Notes; Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents; Cover -- CONSTRUCTING IDENTITIES IN LATE ANTIQUITY -- CONTENTS -- LIST OF FIGURES -- NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 2 THE WRITES OF PASSAGE -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 3 GENDER AND IDENTITY IN MUSAEUS' HERO AND LEANDER -- Vocalising identities: dissent of a woman -- Imbricating identities: Hero(ine) chic -- Socialising identities: a deranged marriage -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 4 PRUDENTIUS' PSYCHOMACHIA -- Introduction -- The Christian conundrum -- Locating the cultural space -- Ambivalent associations -- The bad and the beautiful -- The cachet of suffering -- On with the show -- Luxuria: spicing up the spectacle -- The sacrificial model -- The final curtain -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 5 DRAMATIC IDENTITIES -- Tragedy and performance in late antiquity -- Tragedy, identity and the reception of the past -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 6 TRANSLATE INTO GREEK -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- V -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 7 AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL IDENTITY AND PHILOSOPHICAL PAST IN AUGUSTINE'S DIALOGUE -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 8 THE DESTRUCTION OF STATUES IN LATE ANTIQUITY 1 -- Damnatio memoriae and the rules of disorder -- Late antiquity -- Christians and idols -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Abbreviations -- Bibliography -- 9 WOMEN AND LEARNING -- Men, women and Muses -- Women without men -- Christian images -- Notes -- Acknowledgement -- Bibliography -- 10 CONSTRUCTING THE JUDGE -- The ideal judge -- The judge in court -- The corrupt judge -- Accountability and the abuse of power -- The Persecuting Judge -- Image and accountability -- Acknowledgement -- Bibliography -- 11 THE BARBARIAN IN LATE ANTIQUITY -- Image and reality in the fourth century -- Image and reality transformed -- Bibliography -- INDEX. Subjects; Germanic Invasions of Rome (3rd-6th centuries) 200-599. Geschichte 0-500. Christianity Rome Influence. Civilization, Ancient.

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