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A Few Remarks on the Ransom Paid for Releasing Captives in Selected Early Byzantine Hagiographic Texts
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
The article analyzes certain early Byzantine hagiographic texts concerning various forms of brigandage (both maritime and land-based). Two such accounts are studied in detail, one by Gerontius of Jerusalem and another by ...
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 ...
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 ...