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  1. The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity

    By John Moorhead

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    In the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in the period of late antiquity. Rather than being viewed within a paradigm of the fall of the Roman Empire, these centuries have come to be seen as a time of immense creativity and significance in western history. Popes and the Church...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Roman Empire Divided

    400-700 AD, 2nd Edition

    By John Moorhead

    In 400 the mighty Roman Empire was almost as large as it had ever been; within three centuries, advances by Germanic peoples in western Europe, Slavs in eastern Europe and Arabs around the eastern and southern shores of the Mediterranean had brought about the loss of most of its territory. Ranging...

    Published September 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Gregory the Great

    By John Moorhead

    Series: The Early Church Fathers

    Gregory's life culminated in his holding the office of pope (590 - 604). He is generally regarded as one of the outstanding figures in the long line of popes, and by the late ninth century had come to be known as 'the Great'. Along with Ambrose, Jerome and Augustine, he played a critical role in...

    Published March 1st 2005 by Routledge

  4. Ambrose

    Church and Society in the Late Roman World

    By John Moorhead

    Series: The Medieval World

    An account, and assessment, of the career of St Ambrose (339-397), from 374 bishop of Milan and one of the four Doctors of the Christian Church (with Sts. Jerome, Augustine and Gregory the Great). A key figure in the transition of the later Roman Empire into its medieval successor, Western...

    Published June 29th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Justinian

    By John Moorhead

    Series: The Medieval World

    The reign of Justinian (527--65) was a key phase in the transition from the Roman empire of classical times to the Byzantine empire of the Middle Ages. Justinian himself, born of peasant stock in a provincial backwater, was one of the greatest rulers yet, despite prodigious achievements, he...

    Published July 31st 1994 by Routledge

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