Thursday, March 23, 2017

The inaugural issue of Studies in Late Antiquity: A Journal is now available for free online! You will find:

Editorial Essays
·         “Why Does the World Need a New Journal on Late Antiquity?” by the Editor and Associate Editors
·         “Community Matters” by Elizabeth DePalma Digeser (Editor)

·         “Late Antiquity and World History: Challenging Conventional Narratives and Analyses” by Mark Humphries
·         “How Perilous was it to Write Political History in Late Antiquity?” by Anthony Kaldellis
·         “From a Classical to a Christian City: Civic Evergetism and Charity in Fifth Century Rome” by Michele Salzman

Book Reviews
·         Digital_Humanities by Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner and Jeffrey Schnapp
o   Review by Sarah Bond and Thomas Keegan
·         Décadence: “Decline and Fall” of “Other Antiquity”? edited by Marco Formisano, Therese Fuhrer, and Anna-Lena Stock
o   Review by Lorenzo DiTommaso
·         A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity by Richard E. Payne
o   Review by Greg Fisher
·         From Shame to Sin: The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality in Late Antiquity by Kyle Harper
o   Review by Wendy Mayer
·         The Arid Lands: History, Power, Knowledge by Diana K. Davis
o   Review by Steven E. Sidebotham

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