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The Making of Late Antiquity (Jackson Lectures)by Peter Brown
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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 conventional modern images of the period.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -129) and index.
About the Author
Peter Brown is Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Princeton University. Among his publications is The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, 200-1000 A.D.
Table of Contents
1. A Debate on the Holy
2. An Age of Ambition
3. The Rise of the Friends of God
4. From the Heavens to the Desert: Anthony and Pachomius
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