Shedding Light on Early Christian Domestic Cult: Characteristics and New Perspectives in the Context of Archaeological Findings

  title={Shedding Light on Early Christian Domestic Cult: Characteristics and New Perspectives in the Context of Archaeological Findings},
  author={Verena Fugger},
  journal={Archiv f{\"u}r Religionsgeschichte},
  pages={201 - 236}
  • Verena Fugger
  • Published 26 September 2017
  • Sociology
  • Archiv für Religionsgeschichte
Abstract Focusing primarily on findings from late antique housing structures in Asia Minor this paper approaches the complex phenomenon of early Christian domestic cult from an archaeological perspective. In correlation to pagan house sanctuaries from the east and west of the Greco-Roman world, Christian domestic cult sites are analyzed according to architectural and decorative features as well as to their spatial distribution in the house. Thereby the synopsis of already well known monuments… 
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