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The Economic Condition of the Bishopric of Gaza (Palestine) during the Rule of Bishop Porphyry (circa 395–420)
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018)
The study attempts to determine the economic condition of a small provincial bishopric, namely the church of Gaza (Palestine) during the rule of bishop Porphyry (circa 395–420 AD). All of the information on the subject ...
Money in the Apophthegmata Patrum
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019-12-30)
The objective of this paper is to discuss accounts related to money in Apophthegmata Patrum, a collection of sayings attributed to famous Egyptian monks. The collection as we know it was produced in the 6th century. By ...
Textile Prices in Early Byzantine Hagiographic Texts. Three Case Studies
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-12-23)
This text analyzes three early Byzantine source accounts on clothing prices from the beginning of the 5th to the early 7th centuries in Italy (Rome), Palestine (probably in Jerusalem), and Egypt (Alexandria). The compiled ...