Unclassical Traditions: Alternatives to the Classical Past in Late Antiquity

Unclassical Traditions: Alternatives to the Classical Past in Late Antiquity

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ISBN-13: 9780906014332
Publisher: Cambridge Philological Society
Publication date: 12/08/2010
Series: CAMBRIDGE CLASSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENTARY Series
Edition description: Supplement
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

The shape of the past: Eusebius of Caesarea and Old Testament history (Christopher Kelly)

The emperor's new past: re-enactment and inversion in Christian invectives against Constantius II (Richard Flower )

'Gog is the Goth': Biblical barbarians in Ambrose of Milan's De fide (Mark Humphries)

The liturgical creation of a Christian past: identity and community in anaphoral prayers (Derek Krueger)

The Roman world of Festus' Breviarium (Gavin Kelly)

'sine numine nomina': Ausonius and the Oulipo (Michael Stuart Williams)

The Manna from Uncle: Basil of Caesarea's Address to Young Men (Neil McLynn)

The origins of hagiography and the literature of early monasticism: purpose and genre between tradition and innovation (Claudia Rapp)

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