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Christianity and Paganism in the Fourth to Eighth Centuries

Ramsay MacMullen - Religion - 1997 - 282 pages
The slaughter of animals for religious feasts, the tinkling of bells to ward off evil during holy rites, the custom of dancing in religious services-these and many other pagan ...
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Constantine (Routledge Revivals)

Ramsay MacMullen - History - 2014 - 290 pages
This study, first published in 1969, presents an astute and authoritative depiction of the cultural, religious and secular developments which shook the Roman world in the late ...
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Voting about God in Early Church Councils

Ramsay MacMullen - HISTORY - 2006 - 170 pages
In this study, Ramsay MacMullen steps aside from the well-worn path that previous scholars have trod to explore exactly how early Christian doctrines became official. Drawing ...
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Paganism in the Roman Empire

Ramsay MacMullen - History - 1981 - 241 pages
MacMullen...has published several books in recent years which establish him, rightfully, as a leading social historian of the Roman Empire. The current volume exhibits many of ...
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Corruption and the Decline of Rome

Ramsay MacMullen - History - 1988 - 319 pages
Argues that bureaucrats and military leaders acting for their own gain caused Rome to lose control of its government and decline
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Christianizing the Roman Empire: (A.D. 100-400), Parts 100-400

Ramsay MacMullen - History - 1984 - 183 pages
Offers a secular perspective on the growth of the Christian Church in ancient Rome, identifies nonreligious factors in conversion, and examines the influence of Constantine
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Paganism and Christianity, 100-425 C.E.: A Sourcebook

Ramsay MacMullen, Eugene Lane - Religion - 1992 - 296 pages
This book is a collection of nearly 175 documents?from saints, emperors, philosophers, satirists, inscriptions, graffiti, and other interesting types?that sheds light on the ...
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