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Roman Attitudes Toward the Christians: From Claudius to Hadrian

John Granger Cook - Religion - 2011 - 363 pages
John Granger Cook investigates the earliest interactions between Roman authorities and Christians. The events in Claudius' time surrounding "Chrestos" and possible Jewish ...
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The Interpretation of the Old Testament in Greco-Roman Paganism

John Granger Cook - Religion - 2004 - 399 pages
According to the available evidence not many pagans knew the Greek Bible (Septuagint) before the advent of Christianity. Those pagans who later became aware of Christian texts ...
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Crucifixion in the Mediterranean World

John Granger Cook - Religion - 2014 - 546 pages
"To understand the phenomenon of Roman crucifixion, the author argues that one should begin with an investigation of the evidence from Latin texts and inscriptions (such as the ...
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Religion in Roman Egypt: Assimilation and Resistance

David Frankfurter - History - 1998 - 314 pages
This exploration of cultural resilience examines the complex fate of classical Egyptian religion during the centuries from the period when Christianity first made its ...
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The Manly Eunuch: Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and Christian Ideology in ...

Mathew Kuefler - History - 2001 - 437 pages
The question of masculinity formed a key part of the intellectual life of late antiquity and was crucial to the development of Christian society. This idea is at the heart of ...
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Women's Religions in the Greco-Roman World: A Sourcebook

Ross Shepard Kraemer - History - 2004 - 487 pages
This excellent sourcebook contains hundrds of primary texts translated into English, expanded and revised for this new edition. Covering women's religion from the 4th century ...
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Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius

Michael John Roberts - History - 1993 - 222 pages
A beautifully detailed literary study of Prudentius's eulogies of the Christian martyrs
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An Introduction to Roman Religion

John Scheid, Janet Lloyd - History - 2003 - 232 pages
Written by one of the world's leading scholars of the Roman world, An Introduction to Roman Religion offers students a complete portrait of religion in Rome during the late ...
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