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Preaching BondageJohn Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity

Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity

Chris L. de Wet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286214
eISBN:
9780520961555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286214.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book introduces and investigates the novel concept of doulology, the discourse of slavery, in the homilies of John Chrysostom, the late fourth-century priest and bishop. The text examines the ... More

Qusayr  'AmraArt and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria

Qusayr 'Amra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria

Garth Fowden

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236653
eISBN:
9780520929609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236653.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

From the stony desolation of Jordan's desert, it is but a step through a doorway into the bath house of the Qusayr 'Amra hunting lodge. Inside, multicolored frescoes depict scenes from courtly life ... More

Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage

Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage

Helene P. Foley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272446
eISBN:
9780520953659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272446.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores Greek tragedy on the American professional stage from the nineteenth century to the present. Despite the gap separating the world of classical Greece from our own, Greek tragedy ... More

Restless DeadEncounters between the Living and the Dead in Ancient Greece

Restless Dead: Encounters between the Living and the Dead in Ancient Greece

Sarah Iles Johnston

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520217072
eISBN:
9780520922310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217072.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

During the archaic and classical periods, Greek ideas about the dead evolved in response to changing social and cultural conditions—most notably changes associated with the development of the polis, ... More

The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Joseph Roisman

Jeffrey Corbin and Carla D'Antonio (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Attic orators, whose works are an invaluable source on the social and political history of Classical Athens, often filled their speeches with charges of conspiracy involving almost every facet of ... More

The Rhetoric of ManhoodMasculinity in the Attic Orators

The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators

Joseph Roisman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241923
eISBN:
9780520931138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241923.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The concept of manhood was immensely important in ancient Athens, shaping its political, social, legal, and ethical systems. This book is a study of manhood in fourth-century Athens and provides an ... More

Riot in AlexandriaTradition and Group Dynamics in Late Antique Pagan and Christian Communities

Riot in Alexandria: Tradition and Group Dynamics in Late Antique Pagan and Christian Communities

Edward Watts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262072
eISBN:
9780520945623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262072.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This innovative study uses one well-documented moment of violence as a starting point for a wide-ranging examination of the ideas and interactions of pagan philosophers, Christian ascetics, and ... More

Rome and EnvironsAn Archaeological Guide

Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Filippo Coarelli

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This guide brings the work of Filippo Coarelli, one of the most widely published and best-known scholars of Roman archeology and art, to a wide, English-language audience. Organized by walking tours ... More

Scenting SalvationAncient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination

Scenting Salvation: Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination

Susan Ashbrook Harvey

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241473
eISBN:
9780520931015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241473.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book explores the role of bodily, sensory experience in early Christianity (first–seventh centuries c.e.) by focusing on the importance of smell in ancient Mediterranean culture. Following its ... More

The School of RomeLatin Studies and the Origins of Liberal Education

The School of Rome: Latin Studies and the Origins of Liberal Education

Martin Bloomer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255760
eISBN:
9780520948402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255760.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This cultural and intellectual history focuses on education as practiced by the imperial-age Romans, looking at what they considered the value of education and its effect on children. The author ... More

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