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THE BODY AND SOCIETY Men, Women and sexual renunciation in early Christianity
PrefaceIntroductionPart I. From Paul to anthony1. Body and City2. From Apostle to Apologist: Sexual Order and Sexual Renunciation in the Early Church3. Martyrdom, Prophecy and Continence: Hermas to
Augustine of Hippo : a biography
Preface To The New Edition Preface Part I - 354 -385 Chronological Table A Africa Monica Education 'Wisdom' Manichaeism Friends Success Part II - 386-395 Chronological Table B Ambrose The Platonists
Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity: Towards a Christian Empire
Peter Brown, a known authority on Mediterranean civilisation in late antiquity, traces the growing power of early Christian bishops as they wrested influence from the philosophers who had
The first modern East Asians ? : another look at Upper Cave 101 , Liujiang and Minatogawa 1
INTRODUCTION An essential part of being human appears to be a concern with our own origins. Whether it is Aboriginal Dreamtime creation myths of the Rainbow Serpent, or the objects of scientific
Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire
  • P. Brown
  • History
    Journal of Roman Studies
  • 1 November 2001
In three magisterial essays, Peter Brown, one of the world's foremost scholars of the society and culture of late antiquity, explores the emergence in late Roman society of "the poor" as a distinct
The World of Late Antiquity: AD 150-750
These centuries, as the author demonstrates, were the era in which the most deeply rooted of ancient institutions disappeared for all time. By 476 the Russian empire had vanished from western Europe;
The making of late antiquity
Peter Brown presents a masterly history of Roman society in the second, third, and fourth centuries. Brown interprets the changes in social patterns and religious thought, breaking away from