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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


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Originally entitled The world of late antiquity: from Marcus Aurelius to Muhammad.

StatementPeter Brown.
SeriesLibrary of European civilization
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Open LibraryOL13963364M


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Brown's focus is entirely on the Western or Latin Empire. As presented by Brown this was a period of evolution and progress not decline/5.

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The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity provides both a detailed introduction to late antiquity, and a direct challenge to the conventional views of the end of the empire. A world expert on the subject, Averil Cameron focuses on the changes and continuities in Mediterranean society as a whole before the Arab conquests of the seventh century.

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Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. Scholar's bookplate. Summary The late ancient world in the lands that were to be conquered by the first Muslim armies included a number of disparate regions, each offering a particular environment. Communications depended on landscape and climatic conditions, of course, but a series of major strategic routes connected these different cultural and geographical : John Haldon.

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A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication Data Cameron, Averil. The Mediterranean world in late antiquity AD – / by Averil Cameron. – (Routledge history of the ancient world) Includes bibliographical references and index.

Mediterranean Region File Size: KB. The result is a lucid answer to a crucial question in world history: how the exceptionally homogeneous Mediterranean world of c. A.D. became divided into the three mutually estranged societies of the Middle-Ages: Catholic Western Europe, Byzantium, and Islam.

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