skip to content
Plague and the end of antiquity : the pandemic of 541-750 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Plague and the end of antiquity : the pandemic of 541-750

Author: Lester K Little
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In this volume, 12 scholars from various disciplines - have produced a comprehensive account of the pandemic's origins, spread, and mortality, as well as its economic, social, political, and religious effects.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Kongress
History
Rom (2001)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lester K Little
ISBN: 9780521846394 0521846390 052171897X 9780521718974
OCLC Number: 65361042
Description: xiv, 360 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Life and afterlife of the first plague pandemic / Lester K. Little --
Historians and epidemics: simple questions, complex answers / Jo N. Hays --
For whom does the writer write?: the first bubonic plague pandemic according to Syriac sources / Michael G. Morony --
Justinianic plague in Syria and the archaeological evidence / Hugh N. Kennedy --
Crime and punishment: the plague in the Byzantine Empire, 541-749 / Dionysios Stathakopoulos --
Bubonic plague in Byzantium: the evidence of the non-literary sources / Peter Sarris --
Consilia humana, ops divina, superstitio (Livy 7,2): seeking succor and solace in times of plague, with particular reference to Gaul in the early Middle Ages / Alain J. Stoclet --
Plague in Spanish late antiquity / Michael Kulikowski --
Plague in seventh-century England / John Maddicott --
The plague and its consequences in Ireland / Ann Dooley --
Ecology, evolution, and epidemiology of plague / Robert Sallares --
Toward a molecular history of the Justinianic pandemic / Michael McCormick.
Responsibility: edited by Lester K. Little.
More information:

Abstract:

Plague was a key factor in the waning of Antiquity and the beginning of the Middle Ages.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'... interesting and thought-provoking throughout. Each chapter has new ideas to provide the reader ... this book is an indication that this fascinating topic is finally receiving the scholarly Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/65361042> # Plague and the end of antiquity : the pandemic of 541-750
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "65361042" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Event/geschichte_541_750> ; # Geschichte 541-750.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/plague_history> ; # Plague--history
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Place/europa> ; # Europa.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/pest_ziekte> ; # Pest (ziekte)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1209292> ; # Byzantine Empire.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Place/europe> ; # Europe.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/614.5732/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/history_medieval> ; # History, Medieval
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/disease_outbreaks_history> ; # Disease Outbreaks--history
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/pandemie> ; # Pandemie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> ; # Europe.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Event/to_1500> ; # To 1500
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Place/byzantium> ; # Byzantium.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Thing/antiquity> ; # Antiquity
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/pest> ; # Pest
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/plague_byzantine_empire_history_to_1500> ; # Plague--Byzantine Empire--History--To 1500
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1065045> ; # Plague
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Place/byzantinisches_reich> ; # Byzantinisches Reich.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/plague_europe_history_to_1500> ; # Plague--Europe--History--To 1500
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/22155798> ; # Lester K. Little
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:description "In this volume, 12 scholars from various disciplines - have produced a comprehensive account of the pandemic's origins, spread, and mortality, as well as its economic, social, political, and religious effects."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801480011> ;
   schema:genre "Kongress"@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Rom (2001)"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Plague and the end of antiquity : the pandemic of 541-750"@en ;
   schema:productID "65361042" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/65361042#PublicationEvent/new_york_cambridge_university_press_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=016278013&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=015679805&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=016802635&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0642/2006009895-t.html> ;
   schema:url <http://www.perspectivia.net/content/publikationen/francia/francia-recensio/2009-2/MA/Little_Scholz> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521846394> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521718974> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA678568> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/65361042> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Event/geschichte_541_750> # Geschichte 541-750.
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 541-750." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/disease_outbreaks_history> # Disease Outbreaks--history
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Disease Outbreaks--history"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801480011#Topic/plague_byzantine_empire_history_to_1500> # Plague--Byzantine Empire--History--To 1500
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85102591> ;
   schema:name "Plague--Byzantine Empire--History--To 1500"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1065045> # Plague
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Plague"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1209292> # Byzantine Empire.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Byzantine Empire." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> # Europe.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Europe." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/22155798> # Lester K. Little
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Little" ;
   schema:givenName "Lester K." ;
   schema:name "Lester K. Little" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521718974>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "052171897X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780521718974" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521846394>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0521846390" ;
   schema:isbn "9780521846394" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.