The Book of Acts in Its Graeco-Roman Setting
David W. J. Gill, Gempf
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1994 - Religion - 641 pages
The Book of Acts in Its Graeco-Roman Setting locates the Book of Acts within various regional and cultural settings in the eastern Mediterranean. These studies draw on recent archaeological fieldwork and epigraphic discoveries to describe the key cities and provinces within the Roman Empire. The relevant societal aspects of these regions, such as the Roman legal system, Roman religion, and the problem of transport and travel, all help contextualize the book of Acts.
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ROME AND ITALY
LUKES GEOGRAPHICAL HORIZON
THE WE PASSAGES
INDEX OF BIBLICAL REFERENCES
INDEX OF ANCIENT SOURCES
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Achaia Agora Agrippa Anatolia Ancient Antioch Apostelgeschichte Apostles Archaeological Architecture Artemis Asia Minor asiarchs Athens Augustus Book of Acts building Cambridge century A.D. Christian community cited Claudius colony Corinth Corinthians Cyprus discussion domus ecclesiae Early Christianity East emperor Ephesian Ephesus evidence example Excavations F.F. Bruce famine Gaius Galatia Geog geographical goddess governor Graeco-Roman grain Greece Greek Hellenistic Hemer Herod History I.Eph imperial cult indicates inscription Japheth Jerusalem Jewish Jews Josephus journey Judaea literary London Luke Luke-Acts Luke's Lullingstone Lullingstone Roman Villa Lystra Macedonia Mitchell Oster Oxford pagan Palmyrene Papazoglou passages Paul Paul's Paulus period person plural Philippi Pisidian Pisidian Antioch Pliny politarchs proconsul reference road Roman Empire Roman Greece Roman Rule Roman Villa Roman World Rome second century ship shipwreck Social sources status Strabo suggests synagogue Syria Table of Nations temple Testament Thessalonike Tiberius tradition Troas