Publications

Publications

This is a list of publications on late antique historiography published by team members, mostly as a direct result of their work within the Late Antique Historiography Research Group. For full individual bibliographies, see the team member profiles.

Monographs

  • Conterno M. 2014. La “descrizione dei tempi” all’alba dell’espansione islamica: Un’indagine sulla storiografia greca, siriaca e araba fra VII e VIII secolo. Berlin: Walter De Gruyter.
  • Hilkens A. 2018. The Anonymous Syriac Chronicle of 1234 and its Sources. (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 272; Bibliothèque de Byzantion 18). Leuven: Peeters.
  • Van Hoof L. & Van Nuffelen P. (under contract). Jordanes: Romana and Getica (Translated Texts for Historians). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2012. Orosius and the Rhetoric of History. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2018. Penser la tolérance dans l’Antiquité tardive (Collection « Conférences de l’École pratique des hautes études »). Paris: Editions du Cerf.
  • Van Nuffelen P. & Van Hoof L. (under contract). The Fragmentary Greek Chronicles after Eusebius: Edition, Translation and Commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Van Nuffelen P. & Van Hoof L. (under contract). The Fragmentary Latin Histories of Late Antiquity (AD 300-650): Edition, Translation and Commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Edited volumes

  • Blaudeau P. & Van Nuffelen P. (eds.) 2015. Historiographie tardo-antique et transmission des savoirs (Millennium-Studien 55). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Delacenserie E. & Van Nuffelen P. (eds.) 2017. Excerpta constantiniana: Special Section of Byzantinoslavica 75: 199-324.
  • Drijvers J.W., Focanti L., Praet R. & Van Nuffelen P. (eds.) 2018. Antiquarianism in Late Antiquity. Special Issue of Revue Belge d’Histoire et de Philologie 96.
  • Van Nuffelen P. (ed.) 2019. After Empire: Space and Historiography in Late Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Van Nuffelen P., Delacenserie E. & Manafis P. (eds.) 2017. Techniques of Compilation in Late Ancient and Medieval Historiography. Special Section of Sacris Erudiri 56: 393-488.
  • Van Nuffelen P. & Van Hoof L. (eds.) 2019. Clavis Historicorum Antiquitatis Posterioris. Turnhout: Brepols.

Articles and book chapters

  • Conterno M. 2014. ‘Storytelling’ and ‘History writing’ in Seventh-Century Near East, In Working Papers de la Fondation Maison Sciences de l’homme: https://halshs.archives-ouvertes.fr/FMSH-WP/halshs-01063730.
  • Conterno M. 2015. Theophilos, ‘the more likely candidate’? Towards a reappraisal of the question of Theophanes’ Oriental source(s), In F. Montinaro & M. Jankowiak (eds.) Studies in Theophanes (Travaux et Mémoire 19). Paris: 383-400.
  • Conterno M. 2015. ‘Intercultural Exchange in Late Antique Historiography. An International Workshop, Ghent University, 16-18 September 2015’, Adamantius 21: 567-569.
  • Conterno M. 2016. Byzance hors de Byzance: La controverse monothélite du côté syriaque, In F. Ruani (ed.) Les controverses religieuses en syriaque (Études syriaques 13). Paris: 157-179.
  • Conterno M. (2018) Procopius and the Christological Controversies: A Loud Silence?”, In G. Greatrex & S. Janniard (eds.) The World of Procopius. Paris.
  • Conterno M. (forthcoming) Historiography across the Borders: The case of the Islamic Material in Theophanes’ Chronographia, In H. Amirav & I. Perczel (eds.) Christian Historiography between the Empires (4th-8th centuries) (Late Antique History and Religion). Leuven.
  • Conterno M. (forthcoming) Christian Arabic Historiography at the Crossroads between the Byzantine, the Syriac and the Islamic Traditions, In A. Butts & R. Darling Young (eds.) Syriac Christian Culture: Beginnings to Renaissance. Washington.
  • Conterno M. (forthcoming) Shaping the good Christian king under Muslim rule: Constantine and the Torah in the Melkite Arabic chronicle of Agapius of Mabbug (10th cent.), In: H. Leppin (ed.), Images of the Good Christian Ruler. De Gruyter, Berlin.
  • Conterno M. (forthcoming) “Found in translation: Agapius, the Septuagint, and the ‘falsified’ Torah of the Jews”, in M. Conterno & M. Mazzola (ed.), Intercultural Exchange in Late Antique Historiography (Bibliothèque de Byzantion), Leuven.
  • Conterno M. (forthcoming), contribution to U. Simonsohn – N. Hurvitz – C. Sahner  – and L.Yarbrough (eds.), A Sourcebook on Pre-modern Conversion to Islam, University of California Press (“The conversion of the Turks”, “The tribulation of a converted man’s daughter”).
  • Conterno M. (forthcoming) Whose dream comes true? Negotiation of primacy in the ‘Legend of Theodosius and Theophilus’”, In G. Dabiri (ed.), Narrating Power and Authority in Late Antique and Medieval Hagiographies from East to West. Brepols, Turnhout.
  • Delacenserie E. 2014. Le traité de diététique de Hiérophile: Analyse interne, Byzantion 84: 81-103.
  • Focanti L. 2016. The patria of Claudianus (FGrHist 282), Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 56: 485-503.
  • Focanti L. 2017. The Fragmentary Corpus of Theagenes, Mnemosyne 70: 24-39.
  • Focanti L. (forthcoming). À la recherche de l’éloge perdu: Soterichus of Oasis’ Encomium to Diocletian, In: E. Amato, P. de Cicco, B. Lançon & T. Moreau (eds.) Les historiens grecs fragmentaires d’époque impériale et tardive. Rennes
  • Hilkens A. 2013. Syriac Iliupersides: The fall of Troy in Syriac Historiography, Le Muséon 126.3- 4: 285-317.
  • Hilkens A. 2015. Andronicus et son influence sur la présentation de l’histoire postdiluvienne et pré-Abrahamique de la Chronique anonyme jusqu’à l’année 1234, In P. Blaudeau & P. Van Nuffelen (eds.) Historiographie tardo-antique et transmission des savoirs (Millennium Studies 55). Berlin: 55-81.
  • Hilkens A. 2015. Sons of Magog or Thorgomians? The Description of the Turks (Book XIV) in Michael’s Chronicle and its Armenian Adaptations, In M. Doerfler, E. Fiano & K. Smith (eds.) Syriac Encounters: Papers from the Sixth North American Syriac Symposium, Duke University, 26-29 June 2011 (Eastern Christian Studies 20). Leuven: 367-379.
  • Hilkens A. 2015. Before the Eastern source: Theophanes and the Late Syriac Orthodox Chronicles, 4th-6th centuries, In F. Montinaro & M. Jankowiak (eds.) The Chronicle of Theophanes: Sources, Composition and Transmission. Proceedings of the Paris Colloquium, 12–14 September 2012 (Travaux et mémoires 19). Paris: 1-14.
  • Hilkens A. 2016. A New Fragment of the Narratives of Conon, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 56: 611–622.
  • Hilkens A. (forthcoming) Jubilees in Syriac, In M. Henze & M. Lange (eds.) Deuterocanonical Scriptures (The Textual History of the Bible 2). Leiden.
  • Manafis P. (2017). Political Margins: Geography and History in the Excerpta Anonymi, Byzantion 87: 233-257.
  • Manafis P. (2017). The Excerpta Anonymi and the Constantinian Excerpts, Byzantinoslavica 75: 250-264.
  • Manafis P. (forthcoming). History through an Excerpt Collection: The Case of the Excerpta Anonymi and the Patria of Constantinople, In E. Amato, P. De Cicco, B. Lançon & T. Moreau (eds.) Les historiens fragmentaires de langue grecque à l’époque impériale et tardive. Rennes.
  • Mazzola M. (2017). A Woven- Texture Narration: On the Compilation Method of the Syriac Renaissance Chronicles, Sacris Erudiri 56: 445-463.
  • Mazzola M. (2018). The Textual Tradition of Bar ‘Ebroyo’s Chronicle: A Preliminary Study, Le Muséon 131 (1-2): 73-100.
  • Mazzola M. (2019) Grīgorios Abū al-Farāğ Bar ‘Ebroyo, In A. Mallet (ed.) Franks and Crusades in Medieval Eastern Christian Historiography. Turnhout.
  • Van Hoof L. 2016. Maximian of Ravenna: Chronica, Sacris Erudiri 55: 259-276.
  • Van Hoof L. 2017. The Omnimoda historia of Nummius Aemilianus Dexter: A Latin Translation of Eusebius’ Chronography?, Vigiliae Christianae 71: 199-204.
  • Van Hoof L. 2018. Biography, Greek, In O. Nicholson (ed.) The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity. Oxford: 248.
  • Van Hoof L. 2018. Panegyric, Greek, In O. Nicholson (ed.) The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity. Oxford: 1133.
  • Van Hoof L. (forthcoming) Vergilian Allusions in the Getica of Jordanes, Latomus.
  • Van Hoof L., Manafis P. & Van Nuffelen P. 2016. Hesychius of Jerusalem: Ecclesiastical History (CPG 6582), Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies 56: 504-527.
  • Van Hoof L., Manafis P. & Van Nuffelen P. 2017. Philo of Carpasia: Ecclesiastical history, Revue d’Histoire ecclésiastique 112: 32-52.
  • Van Hoof L. & Van Nuffelen P. 2017. The Historiography of Crisis: Jordanes, Cassiodorus and Justinian in mid sixth-century Constantinople, Journal of Roman Studies 107: 275-300.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2013. Theophilus against John Chrysostom: The Fragments of a Lost Liber and John’s Deposition, Adamantius 19: 139-155.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2015. Not Much Happened. 410 and All That (Review article), Journal of Roman Studies 105: 322-329.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2015. ‘Review-Discussion: Greek secular historians in late Antiquity, Histos 9: 8 pp.: http://research.ncl.ac.uk/histos/Histos_CurrentReviews.html
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2016. There’s Always the Sun: Metaphysics and Antiquarianism in Macrobius, In N. Hömke, G.F. Chiai & A. Jenik (eds.) Bilder von dem Einen Gott: Die Rhetorik des Bildes in monotheistischen Gottesdarstellungen der Spätantike (Philologus Supplemente 6). Berlin & New York: 127-143.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2016. Narratives of Continuity and Discontinuity, In E. Eidinow, J. Kindt & R. Osborne (eds.) Theologies of Ancient Greek Religion (Cambridge Classical Studies). Cambridge: 339-357.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2016. How Shall We Plead? The Conference of Carthage (411) on Styles of Argument, In P. Gemeinhardt, L. Van Hoof & P. Van Nuffelen (eds.) Education and Religion in Late Antiquity: Reflections, Social Contexts, and Genres. Aldershot: 145-158.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2017. Malalas and the Chronographic Tradition, In L. Carrara, M. Meier & C. Radtki (eds.) Die Weltchronik des Johannes Malalas: Quellenfragen. Stuttgart: 261-272.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2017. Prepared for All Occasions: The Trophies of Damascus and the Bonwetsch Dialogue, In A. Cameron & N. Gaul (eds.) Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium. London: 65-76.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2017. The Wor(l)ds of Procopius, In C. Lillington-Martin & E. Turqoise (eds.) Procopius of Caesarea: Literary and Historical Interpretations. London: 40-55.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2017. The Highs and Lows of Biography, In B. Bleckmann & H. Brandt (eds.) Historia Augusta Colloquium Dusseldorpiense. Bari: 175-187.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2017. The Poetics of Christian History in Late Antiquity. Studia Patristica 92: 227-246.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2018. ‘A Wise Madness’. A Virtue-Based Model for Crowd Behaviour in Late Antiquity, In C. De Wet & W. Mayer (eds.) Roconceiving Religious Conflict: New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity. London: 234-258.
  • Van Nuffelen P. 2018. Ecclesiastical Historiography, In E. Watts & S. McGill (eds.) A Companion to Late Antique Literature. Malden: 161-175.
  • Van Nuffelen P. (forthcoming) The Many and the One: Communities and Ecclesiastical Histories in the Age of Theodosius II, In V. Wieser, W. Pohl & H. Reimitz (eds.) Historiographies of Identity I: Historiographies as Reflection about Community: Ancient and Christian Models. Turnhout.
  • Van Nuffelen P. (forthcoming) Christian Responses to Julian, In H.-U. Wiemer & S. Rebenich (eds.) Brill’s Companion to Julian. Leiden.
  • Van Nuffelen P. (forthcoming) Religious Violence in Late Antiquity, In L. FIbinger, G.G. Fagan & M. Hudson (eds.) The Cambridge World History of Violence. Volume 1. Cambridge.
  • Van Nuffelen P. (forthcoming) Considérations sur l’anonyme homéen, In E. Amato (ed.) Les historiens grecs à l’état fragmentaire dans l’Antiquité tardive. Rennes.
  • Van Nuffelen P. (forthcoming) Boundless Ambition or a Friendship that Went Wrong? Narrating the Conflict between John Chrysostom and Severian of Gabala, In J. Leemans & J. Segers (eds.) Severian of Gabala and John Chrysostom. Leuven.
  • Van Nuffelen P. (forthcoming) Beside the Rim of the Ocean: The Edges of the World in Fifth- and Sixth-Century Historiography, In P. Van Nuffelen (ed.) Space and Historiography in Late Antiquity. Cambridge.
  • Van Nuffelen P. (forthcoming) Zosimus. In Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity. Leiden.
  • Van Nuffelen P. & Hilkens A. 2013. Recruitment and Conflict in Early Sixth-Century Antioch: A Micro-Study of Select Letters VI.1.5 of Severus of Antioch, Zeitschrift für antikes Christentum 17.3: 560-575.

Ph.D. dissertations

  • Hilkens A. 2014. The Anonymous Syriac Chronicle up to the Year 1234 and its Sources. Supervisor: P. Van Nuffelen. 08/05/2014.
  • Delacenserie E. 2016. L'”Histoire ecclésiastique” de Socrate de Constantinople: Banque de données et autorité historiographiques pour la création d’oeuvres orignales au VIe s. (Theodore le Lecteur, Cassiodore, la première version arménienne). Supervisor: P. Van Nuffelen; co-supervisor: L. Van Hoof. 09/09/2016.
  • Focanti L. 2018. The Fragments of Late Antique Patria. Joint degree Ghent – Groningen. Supervisors: P. Van Nuffelen, J.W. Drijvers. 17/05/2018.
  • Praet, R. 2018. From Rome to Constantinople: Antiquarian Echoes of Cultural Trauma in the Sixth Century. Joint degree Ghent – Groningen. Supervisors: J.W. Drijvers, P. Van Nuffelen. 17/05/2018.
  • Manafis, P. 2018. Collections of Historical Excerpts: Accumulation, Selection, and Transmission of History in Byzantium. Ph.D. in History and in Languages and Literature. Supervisors: P. Van Nuffelen & M. de Groote; co-supervisor: L. Van Hoof. 24/05/2018.
  • Mazzola, M. 2018. Bar ‘Ebroyo’s Ecclesiastical History: Church History Writing in the 13th Century Middle East. Joint degree Ghent – EPHE, Paris. Supervisors: P. Van Nuffelen & M. Debié; co-supervisor:  M. Conterno. 25/06/2018.
  • O’Farrell, M. 2018. A memorial of the World: Legendary Patterns in Late Antique Biography. Joint degree Ghent – Macquarie University, Australia. Supervisors: P. Van Nuffelen & A. Gillett; co-supervisors G. Dabiri, P. Edwell & L. Van Hoof. 11/09/2018.