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Howard-Johnston, James

Overview
Works: 18 works in 123 publications in 4 languages and 2,082 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Military history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Commentator for written text, Commentator
Classifications: BT970, 235.20902
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James Howard-Johnston
 
Most widely held works by James Howard-Johnston
The cult of saints in late antiquity and the Middle Ages : essays on the contribution of Peter Brown by James Howard-Johnston( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book contains eleven essays, prefaced by a general introduction, on a set of related themes: the characteristic traits and diverse functions of holy men; the fashioning of saints out of a small minority of holy men and a number of other individuals of high social status but with more dubious spiritual credentials; the literary processes involved in the construction of hagiographical texts; the role of hagiography in the creation and diffusion of cults; and the worldly interests and other purposes which were served by hagiographical texts and the cults which they propagated. These themes are explored across a wide range of social and cultural milieux, extending from the late antique east Mediterranean through the early medieval Frankish world and Byzantium to Russia and Islam in the high middle ages."--Jacket
Witnesses to a world crisis : historians and histories of the Middle East in the seventh century by James Howard-Johnston( Book )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Howard-Johnston provides a sweeping account of probably the most dramatic single episode in world history--the emergence of a new religion (Islam), the destruction of two established great powers (Roman and Iranian) and the creation of a new world empire by the Arabs, all in the span of not much more than one generation
The Armenian history attributed to Sebeos by Sebēos( Book )

29 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This, the first English translation of the 1979 critical edition of the classical Armenian text, is of interest to all those studying the Middle East in late antiquity, since Sebeos not only sets the scene for the coming of Islam but provides the only substantial non-Muslim account of the initial period of expansion. The notes are specifically aimed at the reader unfamiliar with Armenian. The historical commentary makes an original contribution to modern scholarship on the period, and assesses the accuracy and value of the text
East Rome, Sasanian Persia and the end of antiquity : historiographical and historical studies by James Howard-Johnston( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most damaging of the wars fought between East Rome and Sasanian Persia brought the classical phase of west Eurasian history to a dramatic close. This book explores the balance of power between the two empires, look at events through Roman, Armenian and Arab eyes, and focuses on the climax of the final conflict in the 620s
Byzantium and the West, c.850-c.1200 : proceedings of the XVIII Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Oxford 30 March-1st April 1984 by Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies( Book )

19 editions published in 1988 in English and Italian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical writing in Byzantium by James Howard-Johnston( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Howard-Johnston, one of the best experts on East Roman-Byzantine historiography, gives and explains in the study submitted here, the revised and expanded Kiel Felix Jacoby Lecture of 2012, his view of the foundations, evolutionary conditions, historical contexts and characteristics as well as the reception of Byzantine historical texts from their beginnings to the conquest of Constantinople in 1453. Based on most recent historical and literary research, to which he himself has contributed considerably, the author is able to elucidate the diversity and uniqueness, but also the similarities and (internal) dependencies of the Byzantine historical tradition
The scholar & the gypsy : two journeys to Turkey, past and present by James Howard-Johnston( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical commentary( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translation and notes( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commutatio et contentio : studies in the Late Roman, Sasanian, and Early Islamic Near East : in memory of Zeev Rubin( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Byzantium and the West : c. 850 - c. 1200; Oxford 30. March - 1. April 1984( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in the organization of the Byzantine army in the tenth and eleventh centuries by James Howard-Johnston( )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford studies in Byzantium( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Evidence from the Balkans, Italy, and North Africa by James Howard-Johnston( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Byzance et l'Europe [suivi de sept poèmes de Constantin Cavafis traduits du grec par Dominique Grandmont] : colloque à la Maison de l'Europe Paris, 22 avril 1994 by Constantine Cavafy( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Byzantium and the West, ca. 850-ca. 1200. Proceedings of the XVIII Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Oxford, 30th March-1st April 1984 by Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The official history of Heraclius' Persians campaigns by James Howard-Johnston( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Anna Komnene and the Alexiad by James Howard-Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The cult of saints in late antiquity and the Middle Ages : essays on the contribution of Peter Brown
Alternative Names
Howard-Johnson, James

Howard-Johnston, J. D.

Howard-Johnston, J.D. 1942-

Howard-Johnston, James

Howard-Johnston, James 1942-

Howard-Johnston, James D.

Howard-Johnston, James D. 1942-

Howard-Johnston, James Douglas 1942-

James Howard-Johnston British historian

James Howard-Johnston Brits historicus

James Howard-Johnston englischer Historiker

Johnston, J. D. Howard-

Johnston, J.D. Howard- 1942-

Johnston, James D. Howard

Johnston, James D. Howard- 1942-

Johnston, James Douglas Howard- 1942-

Johnston, James Howard-.

Johnston James Howard- 1942-....

Languages
English (120)

German (1)

Italian (1)

French (1)

Covers
Witnesses to a world crisis : historians and histories of the Middle East in the seventh centuryThe Armenian history attributed to SebeosEast Rome, Sasanian Persia and the end of antiquity : historiographical and historical studiesCommutatio et contentio : studies in the Late Roman, Sasanian, and Early Islamic Near East : in memory of Zeev Rubin