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Daily Life Of Christians In Ancient Rome

Author : James William Ermatinger
ISBN : 0313335648
Genre : History
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Christians in ancient Rome were a persecuted minority, living in community and sometimes in fear. Despite this, their daily lives were largely similar to that of the Romans they lived among. This volume explores the private and public daily lives of Christians in ancient Rome, from the death of Jesus to Emperor Constantine's legalization of Christianity in 354 C.E.
Category: History

Children And Everyday Life In The Roman And Late Antique World

Author : Christian Laes
ISBN : 9781317175506
Genre : History
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Children and Everyday Life in the Roman and Late Antique World explores what it meant to be a child in the Roman world - what were children’s concerns, interests and beliefs - and whether we can find traces of children’s own cultures. By combining different theoretical approaches and source materials, the contributors explore the environments in which children lived, their experience of everyday life, and what the limits were for their agency. The volume brings together scholars of archaeology and material culture, classicists, ancient historians, theologians, and scholars of early Christianity and Judaism, all of whom have long been involved in the study of the social and cultural history of children. The topics discussed include children's living environments; clothing; childhood care; social relations; leisure and play; health and disability; upbringing and schooling; and children's experiences of death. While the main focus of the volume is on Late Antiquity its coverage begins with the early Roman Empire, and extends to the early ninth century CE. The result is the first book-length scrutiny of the agency and experience of pre-modern children.
Category: History

Daily Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Don Nardo
ISBN : 9781406288063
Genre : Rome
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This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in Ancient Rome. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey when reading this book.
Category: Rome

Rome In Late Antiquity

Author : Bertrand Lancon
ISBN : 041592975X
Genre : History
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Rome in Late Antiquity examines the city's radical transformation from the capital of the classical Roman empire to the center of medieval Christendom. Between the early fourth and early sixth century, Rome faced the ordeals of destruction and the impoverishment of its population, while churches came to dominate where once there had been pagan temples and imperial monuments. Bertrand Lancon's evocative depictions of everyday life for inhabitants, popes, and aristocrats capture the vitality of the city in flux during these three crucial centuries. First published in French, Lancon's nuanced account of this turbulent period in Rome's past combines elegant prose with meticulous scholarship.
Category: History

Judaism And Christianity In First Century Rome

Author : Ed RICHARDSON
ISBN : 0802842658
Genre : History
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Rome, as the center of the first-century world, was home to numerous ethnic groups, among which were both Jews and Christians. The dealings of the Roman government with these two groups, and their dealings with each other, are the focus of this book.t
Category: History

The World Of Ancient Rome A Daily Life Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author : James W. Ermatinger
ISBN : 9781440829086
Genre : History
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This study of Ancient Rome offers a fascinating glimpse of what Roman society was like—from fashion, to food, to politics and recreation—gathered from literary works, art, and archaeological remains. • Focuses on daily life rather than dates and wars, making for engaging content for all readers • Offers a bibliography of important works as well as online and print resources for further reading • Includes coverage of a breadth of topics ranging from performing arts to town planning and military uniforms to banquets • Features approximately 250 entries with topics arranged alphabetically • Connects to national standards for world history
Category: History

Daily Life In The Roman City

Author : Gregory S. Aldrete
ISBN : 031333174X
Genre : History
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Discusses daily life in ancient Rome, examining such topics as housing, clothing, food, childbearing, the economy, leisure times, and religion.
Category: History

The Horizon Book Of Daily Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Lionel Casson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105007512051
Genre : History
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Photographs of art and artifacts illustrate a discussion of ancient Roman attitudes, activities, professions, religious beliefs, rituals, entertainment, government, and technological developments
Category: History

Daily Life In The Age Of Charlemagne

Author : John J. Butt
ISBN : 0313316686
Genre : History
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Discusses daily life during the time of Charlemagne, examining such topics as housing, clothing, food, childbearing, the economy, leisure times, and religion.
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Daily Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Jérôme Carcopino
ISBN : 0300101864
Genre : History
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Provides insight into Roman life of the second century A.D.
Category: History

Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Don Nardo
ISBN : 1560063351
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the customs and day-to-day life of the inhabitants of ancient Rome.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

From Roman To Early Christian Thessalonike

Author : Laura Nasrallah
ISBN : 9780674053229
Genre : Architecture
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This volume brings together international scholars of religion, archaeologists, and scholars of art and architectural history to investigate social, political, and religious life in Roman and early Christian Thessalonike, an important metropolis in the Hellenistic, Roman, and early Christian periods and beyond. This volume is the first broadly interdisciplinary investigation of Roman and early Christian Thessalonike in English and offers new data and new interpretations by scholars of ancient religion and archaeology. The book covers materials usually treated by a broad range of disciplines: New Testament and early Christian literature, art historical materials, urban planning in antiquity, material culture and daily life, and archaeological artifacts from the Roman to the late antique period.
Category: Architecture

The Gods Of Ancient Rome

Author : Robert Turcan
ISBN : 9781136058509
Genre : Religion
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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Religion

Christianity In Ancient Rome

Author : Bernard Green
ISBN : UOM:39076002866056
Genre : Religion
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The reader is taken on a journey from the earliest roots of Christianity to its near acceptance as religion of the Roman Empire.
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A Multiform Heritage

Author : Robert A. Kraft
ISBN : IND:30000076434632
Genre : Religion
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Students, colleagues, and friends offer 22 essays in honor of the professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania. The topics include opisthographs from the Judean Desert, evidence for the early history of the Amidah in Corinthians 15:51-52, Jewish arguments against Christianity in the Dialogue of Timothy and Aquila, and a Coptic manuscript of the Gospel of John in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
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Bibliographic Index

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722868
Genre : Bibliographical literature
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Category: Bibliographical literature

Everyday Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Lionel Casson
ISBN : UOM:39015045972604
Genre : History
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In Everyday Life in Ancient Rome, Lionel Casson offers a lively introduction to the society of the age. Instead of following the standard procedure of social history, he presents a series of vignettes focusing on the "ways of life" of various members of that society, from the slave to the emperor.
Category: History

The Mass Of The Early Christians

Author : Mike Aquilina
ISBN : 0879739428
Genre : Religion
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Using the words of the early Christians themselves, from documents and inscriptions, Aquilina traces the Mass's history from Jesus' lifetime through the fourth century.
Category: Religion

The Roman Empire And The New Testament

Author : Warren Carter
ISBN : 9780687343942
Genre : Religion
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The purpose of the Essential Guides series is to fulfill the need for brief, substantive, yet highly accessible introductions to the core disciplines in biblical, theological, and religious studies
Category: Religion