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Ravenna in Late Antiquity

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ISBN-10: 0521836727

ISBN-13: 9780521836722

Edition: 2010

Authors: Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis

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Ravenna was one of the most important cities of late antique Europe. Between 400 and 751 AD, it was the residence of western Roman emperors, Ostrogothic kings, and Byzantine governors of Italy, while its bishops and archbishops ranked second only to the popes. During this 350-year period, the city was progressively enlarged and enriched by remarkable works of art and architecture, many of which still survive today. Thus, Ravenna and its monuments are of critical importance to historians and art historians of the late ancient world. This book provides a comprehensive survey of Ravenna's history and monuments in late antiquity, including discussions of scholarly controversies, archaeological…    
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Book details

List price: $146.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/29/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis is Assistant Professor of History at Indiana University. She is the editor and translator of Agnellus of Ravenna's Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis and is the Executive Editor of The Medieval Review.

Introduction
Roman Ravenna
Ravenna and the western emperors 400-489 AD
Ravenna the capital of the Ostrogothic kingdom
Religion in Ostrogothic Ravenna
Ravenna's Early Byzantine Period: A.D. 540-600
Ravena capital: 600-850