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Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route

Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route

Steven Sidebotham

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244306
eISBN:
9780520948389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244306.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The legendary overland silk road was not the only way to reach Asia for ancient travelers from the Mediterranean. During the Roman Empire's heyday, equally important maritime routes reached from the ... More

Hellenistic Far East

Hellenistic Far East

Rachel Mairs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520281271
eISBN:
9780520959545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281271.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book explores the archaeological and epigraphic evidence for Greek colonies in Central Asia in the Hellenistic period, in the aftermath of the campaigns of Alexander the Great. In communities ... More

The Legend of Mar QardaghNarrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq

The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq

Joel Walker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245785
eISBN:
9780520932197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245785.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This study uses an early seventh-century Christian martyr legend to elucidate the culture and society of late antique Iraq. Translated from Syriac into English here, the legend of Mar Qardagh ... More

Mirage of the Saracen

Mirage of the Saracen

Walter D. Ward

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283770
eISBN:
9780520959521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283770.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Mirage of the Saracen analyzes the growth of monasticism and Christian settlements in the Sinai Peninsula through the early seventh century CE. It uses a post-colonial lens to examine the ways ... More

Theodoret's PeopleSocial Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Adam Schor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book sheds new light on religious clashes of the mid-fifth century regarding the nature (or natures) of Christ. The book focuses on Theodoret, bishop of Cyrrhus, his Syrian allies, and his ... More

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