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Basic Bibliography

Bowersock, Glen Warren et al., Late Antiquity: a Guide to the Postclassical World (Cambridge, Mass. ; London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1999)

Brown, Peter, The World of Late Antiquity: AD 150–750 (London: Thames and Hudson, 1971 and reprints)

Cameron, Averil et al., The Cambridge Ancient History. Volume 13, The late empire, A.D. 337-425; Volume 14, Late antiquity: Empire and Successors, A.D. 425–600 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998, 2000)

Cameron, Averil, The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity, AD 395–600 (London: Routledge, 1993)

El-Abbadi, Mostafa, The Life and Fate of the Ancient Library of Alexandria (Paris: Unesco/UNDP, 1992)

Fowden, Garth, Qusayr ʿAmra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria, Transformation of the classical heritage 36 (Berkeley, Calif. ; London: University of California Press, 2004)

Horstmanshoff, Manfred, Hippocrates and medical education : selected papers presented at the XIIth International Hippocrates Colloquium, Universiteit Leiden, 24-26 August 2005, Studies in Ancient Medicine 35 (Leiden: Brill, 2010)

Hoyland, Robert G., Seeing Islam as Others Saw It: a Survey and Evaluation of Christian, Jewish, and Zoroastrian Writings on Early Islam, Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam 13 (Princeton, N.J.: Darwin Press, 1997)

id., Arabia and the Arabs: from the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam (London ; New York: Routledge, 2001)

Howard-Johnston, James D., Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010)

Millar, Fergus, A Greek Roman Empire: Power and Belief under Theodosius II (408–450), Sather classical lectures 64 (Berkeley, Calif. ; London: University of California Press, 2006)

Rapp, Claudia, Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity: the Nature of Christian Leadership in an Age of Transition, Transformation of the classical heritage 37 (Berkeley, Calif. ; London: University of California Press, 2005)

Sijpesteijn, Petra, Sundelin, Lennart, Papyrology and the History of Early Islamic Egypt, Islamic History and Civilization. Studies and Texts 55

Sorabji, Richard, The Philosophy of the Commentators, 200–600 AD: a Sourcebook, 3 vols (London: Duckworth, 2004)

Swain, Simon, Edwards, Mark J. (eds.), Approaching Late Antiquity: the Transformation from Early to Late Empire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)

Ward-Perkins, Bryan, The Fall of Rome and the End of Civilization (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006)