Volume II, Against Symmachus 2. Crowns of Martyrdom. Scenes From History. Epilogue. (Loeb Classical Library)

Volume II, Against Symmachus 2. Crowns of Martyrdom. Scenes From History. Epilogue. (Loeb Classical Library)

by Prudentius
     
 

Prudentius (born 348 CE) used allegory and classical Latin verse forms in the service of Christianity. His works include the Psychomachia, an allegorical description of the struggle between (Christian) virtues and (pagan) vices; lyric poetry; and--a valuable source on Christian iconography-- poetic inscriptions for biblical scenes on the walls of aSee more details below

Overview

Prudentius (born 348 CE) used allegory and classical Latin verse forms in the service of Christianity. His works include the Psychomachia, an allegorical description of the struggle between (Christian) virtues and (pagan) vices; lyric poetry; and--a valuable source on Christian iconography-- poetic inscriptions for biblical scenes on the walls of a church.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674994386
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1953
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series, #398
Edition description:
4th printing/1st pub.1953
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
794,000
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Reply To Symmachus, Book II

Crowns Of Martyrdom

Scenes From History

Epilogue

Index

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