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Transformation of the Classical Heritage

With forty-eight volumes published to date, this series from the University of California Press (Peter Brown, General Editor) offers a multi-disciplinary and pan-regional perspective on the transformation of the western ancient world. North Africa, the Middle East, late-ancient Europe, Rome, Byzantium, the Sassanids, Merovingian Gaul are all represented, as are archaeology and the visual arts, political, socio-economic and religious history, philosophy and religious thought, literature and textual studies. Authors include Bonnie Effros, Ann Wharton Epstein, Elizabeth Key Fowden, A. P. Kazhdan, Philip Rousseau, Michele Renee Salzman, Carole E. Straw and Edward J. Watts, among others.

The titles in this series are designated by their series logo. 

AuthorTitleDate
Ando, CliffordThe Matter of the Gods: Religion and the Roman Empire2008
Brock, SebastianHoly Women of the Syrian Orient1987
Brock, SebastianHoly Women of the Syrian Orient (XML edition)2008
Bitton-Ashkelony, BrouriaEncountering the Sacred: The Debate on Christian Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity2005
Bregman, JaySynesius of Cyrene: Philosopher-Bishop1982
Burrus, VirginiaThe Making of a Heretic: Gender, Authority, and the Priscillianist Controversy1995
Cameron, AlanBarbarians and Politics at the Court of Arcadius1993
Canepa, MatthewThe Two Eyes of the Earth: Art and Ritual of Kingship between Rome and Sasanian Iran2009
Caner, DanielWandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity2002
Cox, PatriciaBiography in Late Antiquity: A Quest for the Holy Man1983
Effros, BonnieMerovingian Mortuary Archaeology and the Making of the Early Middle Ages2003
Fowden, ElizabethThe Barbarian Plain: Saint Sergius between Rome and Iran1999
Fowden, GarthQusayr 'Amra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria2004
Frank, GeorgiaThe Memory of the Eyes: Pilgrims to Living Saints in Christian Late Antiquity2000
Gaddis, MichaelThere Is No Crime for Those Who Have Christ: Religious Violence in the Christian Roman Empire2005
Hägg, TomasGreek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity2000
Harl, KennethCivic Coins and Civic Politics in the Roman East, A. D. 180-2751987
Harvey, SusanScenting Salvation: Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination2006
Harvey, SusanAsceticism and Society in Crisis: John of Ephesus and The Lives of the Eastern Saints1990
HimeriusMan and the Word: The Orations of Himerius2007
Holum, KennethTheodosian Empresses: Women and Imperial Dominion in Late Antiquity1990
Kaster, RobertGuardians of Language: The Grammarian and Society in Late Antiquity1997
Krueger, DerekSymeon the Holy Fool: Leontius's Life and the Late Antique City1996
Lamberton, RobertHomer the Theologian: Neoplatonist Allegorical Reading and the Growth of the Epic Tradition1986
Lenski, NoelFailure of Empire: Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century A.D.2002
Lim, RichardPublic Disputation, Power, and Social Order in Late Antiquity1995
MacCormack, SabineArt and Ceremony in Late Antiquity1981
MacCormack, SabineThe Shadows of Poetry: Vergil in the Mind of Augustine1998
MacCoull, LeslieDioscorus of Aphrodito: His Work and His World1988
McLynn, NeilAmbrose of Milan: Church and Court in a Christian Capital1994
Peers, GlennSubtle Bodies: Representing Angels in Byzantium2001
Penella, RobertThe Private Orations of Themistius2000
Rapp, ClaudiaHoly Bishops in Late Antiquity: The Nature of Christian Leadership in an Age of Transition2005
Rike, R. L.Apex Omnium: Religion in the Res Gestae of Ammianus1987
Rousseau, PhilipBasil of Caesarea1994
Rousseau, PhilipPachomius: The Making of a Community in Fourth-Century Egypt1985
Salzman, MicheleOn Roman Time: The Codex-Calendar of 354 and the Rhythms of Urban Life in Late Antiquity1990
Straw, CaroleGregory the Great: Perfection in Imperfection1988
Trout, DennisPaulinus of Nola: Life, Letters, and Poems1999
Van Dam, RaymondLeadership and Community in Late Antique Gaul1985
Walker, JoelThe Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq2006
Watts, EdwardCity and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria2006
Watts, EdwardRiot in Alexandria: Tradition and Group Dynamics in Late Antique Pagan and Christian Communities2010