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Late Antiquity in the Mediterranean

Select bibliography: Religious, social and economic matters

Religious history

Brown, Peter, The Body and Society: Men, women and sexual renunciation in early Christianity (New York: Columbia U.P., 1988).

Brown, Peter, The Cult of the Saints: Its rise and function in Latin Christianity (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981).

Fox, Robin Lane, Pagans and Christians (London: Viking, 1986).

Markus, Robert, The End of Ancient Christianity (Cambridge: Cambridge U.P., 1990).

Rousseau, Philip, Ascetics, Authority and the Church in the Age of Jerome and Cassian (Oxford: Oxford U.P., 1978).

Economic life and the archaeological evidence

Finley, M.I., The Ancient Economy, 2nd ed. (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1985).

Greene, Kevin, The Archaeology of the Roman Economy (London: Batsford, 1986).

Hodges, Richard and Whitehouse, David, Mohammed, Charlemagne and the Origins of Europe: Archaeology and the Pirenne Thesis (Ithaca: Cornell U.P., 1983).

Randsborg, Klavs, The First Millenium A.D. in Europe and the Mediterranean (Cambridge: Cambridge U.P., 1990).

Spufford, Peter, Money and Its Use in Medieval Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge U.P., 1988).

Social history

Brown, Peter, "Late Antiquity." In A History of Private Life: Volume 1, From Pagan Rome to Byzantium, ed. Paul Veyne, trans. Arthur Goldhammer (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard U.P., 1987), pp. 235-311.

Davies, Wendy and Fouracre, Paul, The Settlement of Disputes in Early Medieval Europe (Cambridge, 1986).

Herlihy, David, Opera Muliebria: Women and work in Medieval Europe (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1990).

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