ISBN-10:
0198152787
ISBN-13:
9780198152781
Pub. Date:
11/30/2000
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pagan City and Christian Capital: Rome in the Fourth Century

Pagan City and Christian Capital: Rome in the Fourth Century

by John R. Curran

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ISBN-13: 9780198152781
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2000
Series: Oxford Classical Monographs Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

John Curran is Lecturer in the School of Classics and Ancient History, Queen's University, Belfast

Table of Contents

Part 1: Topography
1. Emperors, Gods, and Violence in Third-Century Rome
2. Conservator Urbis: Maxentius in Rome
3. Constantine and Rome: The Context of Innovation
4. The Christianization of the Topography of Rome, AD 337-384
Part 2: Society
5. The Legal Standing of the Ancient Cults of Rome
6. Paganism, Christianity, and the Imperial Celebrations in the Circus Maximus during the Fourth Century
7. Jerome, Asceticism, and the Roman Aristocracy, AD 340-410
Towards an understanding of 'Christianization' in Rome

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