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Wandering, Begging MonksSpiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Wandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Daniel Folger Caner

Jeffrey Wilson (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233249
eISBN:
9780520928503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233249.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

An apostolic lifestyle characterized by total material renunciation, homelessness, and begging was practiced by monks throughout the Roman Empire in the fourth and fifth centuries. Such monks often ... More

What's Wrong with Democracy?From Athenian Practice to American Worship

What's Wrong with Democracy?: From Athenian Practice to American Worship

Loren Samons,II

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236608
eISBN:
9780520940901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236608.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Fifth-century Athens is praised as the cradle of democracy and sometimes treated as a potential model for modern political theory or practice. In this reassessment of classical Athenian democracy and ... More

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