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    DescriptionEphesus has had a fascinating and eventful history. Famous for its connections with Artemis, Heraclitus and St Paul, it is also one of the richest archaeological sites in the Mediterranean. Founded in the tenth century BC, it became, in the Hellenistic and Roman periods, the largest city and most important commercial centre in Asia Minor and continued in this role into Late Antiquity, where Professor Foss takes up its story. Professor Foss charts the fluctuations of Ephesus in all their aspects, religious, social, political and geographical, with extensive reference to many sources - historians, hagiographers, and travellers, as well as the rich archaeological evidence. The author's ability to visualise and convey what the city must have looked like at each stage, coupled with his strong narrative sense and varied choice of illustrations, will appeal to the general reader interested in Ephesus and to archaeologists, historians and those interested in church history.


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    Title
    Ephesus After Antiquity
    Subtitle
    A Late Antique, Byzantine and Turkish City
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Clive Foss
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 236
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521133715
    ISBN 10: 0521133718
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVT, 1QDAG
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG, 1DVT
    DC22: 939.2, 939.23
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHC
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 April 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Preface; Part I. Late Antique Ephesus: 1. From Diocletian to Heraclius; 2. The government and the people; 3. Public works and public services; 4. Pagans, Christians and Jews; 5. The material remains; 6. Ephesus in Late Antiquity; Part II. Byzantine Ephesus: 7. The Dark Ages; 8. Medieval recovery c. 850-1304; Part III. Turkish Ephesus: 9. The emirate of Aydin: 1304-1425; 10. The Ottoman period: 1425-1863; Appendices; Short titles and abbreviations; Bibliography; Index.