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Published: 24 February 2011

160 Pages | 15 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199546206

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Late Antiquity: A Very Short Introduction

Gillian Clark

Very Short Introductions

  • Engaging introduction to an intriguing period in ancient history
  • Discusses late antiquity in relation to other periods in history, including Byzantium and the Fall of Rome
  • Thematic approach introducing all of the main themes, individuals, and historiographical controversies of the time
  • Considers the relationship between the world of late antiquity and the modern world, and the interplay between the ancient and the modern