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Chapter XII

Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...Cyril I, the Twenty-Fourth Patriarch. A. D. 412–444. When the patriarch Theophilus died, the Father Cyril took his seal upon the apostolic throne; and the bishops raised the Four Gospels over his head, and prayed over him, saying : « Ο God,...

Parents and Adult Children

Emma Southon

Emma Southon lives in Belfast and is a freelance writer and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...When discussing the relationship between fathers and their adult sons after the son’s marriage the primary sources tend to focus on two aspects: the role of the father in guiding and aiding his son in his career, and the duty of the son...

Barbarism: “The Invasion and Settlements of the Barbarians of Germany and Scythia”

Ian Wood

Ian Wood, Emeritus Prof. (Univ. of Leeds), has authored over 200 articles on the post-Roman West and the recent monograph: The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Transformation of the Roman West

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Of the two factors singled out by Gibbon for special emphasis, that of the role of the barbarians in the collapse of the Roman West has divided opinion more than any other. In the post-1945 world there was a strong view, particularly...

Gibbon’s Secondary Causes: “The Disorders of Military Despotism” and “the Division of Monarchy”

Ian Wood

Ian Wood, Emeritus Prof. (Univ. of Leeds), has authored over 200 articles on the post-Roman West and the recent monograph: The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Transformation of the Roman West

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...The economy is not a dominant element in Decline and Fall, and indeed the relevant evidence was almost entirely unavailable in the eighteenth century. What Gibbon chose to emphasize was “Religion and Barbarism,” but he also pointed to “the...

Conclusions to Part 1

Emma Southon

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...While the post-Imperial legal codes are not interested in marriage or betrothal in processes or life course stages in and of themselves, but in the property ownership matters which arise as a result of their occurrence, the literary texts...

Image and Identity: Art of the Early Sasanian Dynasty

The Sasanian Era

I.B.Tauris, 2008

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...In the early third century CE a new Sasanian dynasty assumed control in Iran and Mesopotamia, a region that had been exposed for centuries to the cultural traditions of the Greco-Roman world. Throughout an area extending from the eastern...

Late Sasanian Society between Orality and Literacy

The Sasanian Era

I.B.Tauris, 2008

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...In the past few years, a whole range of studies has been devoted to the theme of orality and literacy (in its widest sense) during the pre-Islamic period in Iran. Many of the topics only briefly touched upon in the present paper...

Conclusions

Emma Southon

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...We began this work with a New York Times article, one which questioned the role of marriage in the modern Western world and considered its cultural purpose, and with some thoughts about how the family is changing its meaning in the modern...

Concordia

Emma Southon

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...So far, all the discourses of marriage and the issues that have emerged have focused only on the most practical or most negative aspects: death, divorce, property and control. Where marriage is discussed in a Christian context the dominant...

Doctrinal Division

Ian Wood

Ian Wood, Emeritus Prof. (Univ. of Leeds), has authored over 200 articles on the post-Roman West and the recent monograph: The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Transformation of the Roman West

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Turning from the disagreements between pagans and Christians over the causes of the sack of Rome to disagreements between the Christians themselves—Gibbon’s “sects of Christianity"—no one could deny the fact that the fourth, fifth...