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Kodex und Kanon: Das Buch im fruhen Christentum
     

Kodex und Kanon: Das Buch im fruhen Christentum

by Martin Wallraff
 

Christianity and the book – this is hardly a superficial relationship. Their histories date back to about the same period: the rise of Christianity and the widespread adoption of the codex both occurred in Late Antiquity. There are also substantive connections, for Christianity was quick to put the new medium to use – and for its part, the codex had

Overview

Christianity and the book – this is hardly a superficial relationship. Their histories date back to about the same period: the rise of Christianity and the widespread adoption of the codex both occurred in Late Antiquity. There are also substantive connections, for Christianity was quick to put the new medium to use – and for its part, the codex had its own share of repercussions on religion. Indeed, Christian book culture in antiquity set the stage for the Koran's passage into written form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110307122
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
02/18/2013
Series:
Hans-Lietzmann-Vorlesungen Series , #12
Pages:
93
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Martin Wallraff, Universität Basel, Schweiz.

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