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Late Antiquity in the Mediterranean

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Classic works

Gibbon, Edward, History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, ed. J.B. Bury, 7 vols. (London 1896-1900).

Jones, A.H.M., The Later Roman Empire 284-602: A social, economic and administrative survey, 3 vols., (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1964).

Stein, Ernst, Histoire du Bas-Empire, 2 vols. (Paris, 1949, 1959).

Works covering the period as a whole

Brown, Peter, The World of Late Antiquity (London, 1981).

Collins, Roger, Early Medieval Europe, 300-1000 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1991).

Herrin, Judith, The Formation of Christendom (Princeton: Princeton U.P., 1987).


Cameron, Averil and Conrad, Lawrence I., eds., The Byzantine and Early Islamic Near East, I: Problems in the Literary Source Material, Studies and Late Antiquity and Early Islam, 1 (Princeton: Princeton U.P., 1992).

Courcelle, Pierre, Histoire litt‚raire des grandes invasions germaniques, 3d. ed. (Paris, 1964).

Goffart, Walter, The Narrators of Barbarian History, A.D. 550-800, (Princeton: Princeton U.P., 1988)

Muhlberger, Steven, The Fifth-Century Chroniclers: Prosper, Hydatius, and the Gallic Chronicler of 452 (Leeds: Francis Cairns, Ltd., 1990)


Chadwick, Henry and Evans, G.R. Atlas of the Christian Church (N.Y.: Facts on File, 1987).

Cornell, Tim and Matthews, John, Atlas of the Roman World (N.Y.: Facts on File, 1982).

Lange, Nicholas de, Atlas of the Jewish World (N.Y.: Facts on File, 1984).

Matthew, Donald, Atlas of Medieval Europe (N.Y.: Facts on File, 1985).

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