Caesarius of Arles: The Making of a Christian Community in Late Antique Gaul

Caesarius of Arles: The Making of a Christian Community in Late Antique Gaul

by William E. Klingshirn
     
 

A study of the Christianisation of southern France through the career and writings of Bishop Caesarius of Arles.See more details below

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A study of the Christianisation of southern France through the career and writings of Bishop Caesarius of Arles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521528528
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series, #22
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. In search of the vita perfecta; 2. Late Roman Arles; 3. The making of a reformer; 4. Visigothic Arles and its bishop; 5. The Ostrogothic peace; 6. Christian rhetoric and ritual action; 7. Christianity as a community religion; 8. The limits of Christianisation; 9. The coming of the Franks; 10. The legacy of Caesarius.

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