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Pagan City and Christian Capital: Rome in the Fourth Century (Oxford Classical Monographs)

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This book is a study of the transformation of the landscape, civic life, and moral values of the pagan city of Rome following the conversion of the emperor Constantine in the early fourth century. It examines the effects of the rise of Christianity and the decline of paganism in the later Roman empire.

About the Author

John Curran is Lecturer in the School of Classics and Ancient History, Queen's University, Belfast

Table of Contents

Part 1: Topography

1. Emperors, Gods, and Violence in Third-Century Rome

2. Conservator Urbis: Maxentius in Rome

3. Constantine and Rome: The Context of Innovation

4. The Christianization of the Topography of Rome, AD 337-384

Part 2: Society

5. The Legal Standing of the Ancient Cults of Rome

6. Paganism, Christianity, and the Imperial Celebrations in the Circus Maximus during the Fourth Century

7. Jerome, Asceticism, and the Roman Aristocracy, AD 340-410

Towards an understanding of 'Christianization' in Rome

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199254200
Author:
Curran, John R.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Curran, John
Author:
null, John
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Ancient - Rome
Subject:
Classical Studies | Ancient History | Roman
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography.Includes index.
Series:
Oxford Classical Monographs
Series Volume:
103-30
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
17 figures
Pages:
389
Dimensions:
8.50x5.56x.88 in. 1.14 lbs.

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