Early Christianity & Patristics

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  1. Scenting Salvation

    Scenting Salvation: Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination [Paperback]

    Susan Ashbrook Harvey (Author)

    Regular Price: £27.00

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    ISBN: 9780520287563
    Published by : University of California Press
    This book explores the role of bodily, sensory experience in early Christianity (first seventh centuries AD) by focusing on the importance of smell in ancient Mediterranean culture. Following its legalization in the fourth century Roman Empire, Ch... .... Learn More
  2. Brother-Making in Late Antiquity and Byzantium: Monks Laymen and Christian Ritual (Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture)

    Brother-Making in Late Antiquity and Byzantium: Monks Laymen and Christian Ritual (Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture) [Hardback]

    Claudia Rapp (Author)

    Regular Price: £54.00

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    ISBN: 9780195389333
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Among medieval Christian societies, Byzantium is unique in preserving an ecclesiastical ritual of adelphopoiesis that pronounces two men as brothers. It has its origin as a spiritual blessing in the monastic world of late antiquity, and it becomes... .... Learn More
  3. Holiness and Power: Constantinopolitan Holy Men and Authority in the 5th Century (Millennium-Studien / Millennium Studies)

    Holiness and Power: Constantinopolitan Holy Men and Authority in the 5th Century (Millennium-Studien / Millennium Studies) [Hardback]

    Rafal Kosinski (Author)

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    ISBN: 9783110417074
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    The book examines the origins, development, and the role of the monastic movement in the capital of Byzantium. It was in the 5th century that a certain pattern of the functioning of monastic circles evolved within the specific framework of the ecc... .... Learn More
  4. Landscape Nature and the Sacred in Byzantium

    Landscape Nature and the Sacred in Byzantium [Hardback]

    Veronica della Dora (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107139091
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Nature is as much an idea as a physical reality. By 'placing' nature within Byzantine culture and within the discourse of Orthodox Christian thought and practice, Landscape, Nature and the Sacred in Byzantium explores attitudes towards creation th... .... Learn More
  5. Performing Orthodox Ritual in Byzantium

    Performing Orthodox Ritual in Byzantium [Hardback]

    Andrew Walker White (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107073852
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this groundbreaking, interdisciplinary study, Andrew Walker White explores the origins of Byzantine ritual - the rites of the early Greek Orthodox Church - and its unique relationship with traditional theatre. Tracing the secularization of paga... .... Learn More
  6. Augustine

    Augustine: Conversions to Confessions [Hardback]

    Robin Lane Fox (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780465022274
    Published by : Basic Books
    Augustine is the person from the ancient world about whom we know most. He is the author of an intimate masterpiece, the Confessions, which continues to delight and challenge its many admirers. In it he wri... .... Learn More
  7. Augustine

    Augustine [Hardback]

    Robin Lane Fox (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781846144004
    Published by : Penguin Books Ltd
    Augustine is the person from the ancient world about whom we know most. He is the author of an intimate masterpiece, the Confessions, which continues to delight and challenge its many admirers. In it he writes about his infancy and his schooling i... .... Learn More
  8. Mantike

    Mantike: Studies in Ancient Divination [Paperback]

    Sarah Iles Johnston (Editor); Peter T. Struck (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9789004283343
    Published by : BRILL
    This book thoroughly revisits divination as a central phenomenon in the lives of ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. It collects studies from many periods in Graeco-Roman history, from the Archaic period to the late Roman, and touches on many d... .... Learn More
  9. Sons of Hellenism Fathers of the Church

    Sons of Hellenism Fathers of the Church: Emperor Julian Gregory of Nazianzus and the Vision of Rome [Paperback]

    Susanna Elm (Author)

    Regular Price: £28.00

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    ISBN: 9780520287549
    Published by : University of California Press
    This ground breaking study brings into dialogue for the first time the writings of Julian, the last non-Christian Roman Emperor, and his most outspoken critic, Bishop Gregory of Nazianzus, a central figure of Christianity. Susanna Elm compares the... .... Learn More
  10. From Temple to Church

    From Temple to Church: Destruction and Renewal of Local Cultic Topography in Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Johannes Hahn (Editor); Ulrich Gotter (Editor); Stephen Emmel (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9789004283220
    Published by : BRILL
    Destruction of temples and their transformation into churches are central symbols of late antique change in religious environment, socio-political system, and public perception. Contemporaries were aware of these events’ far-reaching symbolic sign... .... Learn More

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