Late Antiquity

LJ's first Community dedicated to the affairs of the late antique mediterranean

From the Severans to the Abbasids
Western Eurasia in the middle 1st Millenium AD
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Anybody , Moderated
This is a community designed for all lovers of the later antique world, from Severus to Charlemagne; from the end of the Antonine dynasty, to the beginning of the Abbasid Caliphate.

Founded by gesta_nialli. Currently moderated by aletharch.

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312, 378, 395, 410, 476, 622, 636, 711, adrianople, aetius, alaric, alemanni, alexandria, ammianus marcellinus, anastasius, ancient history, anglo-saxons, antioch, arabs, arcadius, arianism, armenia, athanasius, attila, aurelian, avars, axum, belisarius, beowulf, burgundians, byzantine empire, byzantium, camels, cassiodorus, chalcedon, christianity, classics, clovis, constantine, constantinople, constantius, decline of rome, diocletian, early church, early middle ages, eastern church, edict of milan, edward gibbon, euric, eusebius, fall of rome, franks, fritigern, gepids, ghazanids, gildas, gnosticism, goths, great persecution, gregory of nazianus, gregory of tours, gregory the great, hagia sophia, helena, heraclius, hijra, history, honorius, huns, hypatia, isidore of seville, islam, islamic invasions, jb bury, john chrysostom, jordanes, julian the apostate, justinian, khusro, koran, lactantius, lakhmids, late antiquity, late roman empire, leo, libanius, lombards, manichaeism, maurice, medieval, medieval history, mediterranean, merovingians, middle ages, middle east, mithras, monophysites, muhammad, neoplatonism, nestorianism, nicaea, orosius, ostrogoths, pagans, pelagius, persia, peter brown, picts, plotinus, priscus of panium, procopius, prudentius, ravenna, ricimer, roman empire, rome, sasanians, sassanid empire, scots, scriptores historiae augustae, septimius severus, shapur, sidonius apollinaris, simeon the stylite, sozomen, st ambrose, st anthony, st augustine, st jerome, st martin, st ninian, st patrick, st sabas, stilicho, sueves, symmachus, theodora, theodoric, theodosian code, theodosius, theophanes the confessor, ulfilas, umayyad caliphate, valens, valentinian, vandals, visigoths, yarmouk, zoroastrianism, zosimus