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The History behind the Chronicle

Carolyn Higbie

in The Lindian Chronicle and the Greek Creation of their Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241910
eISBN:
9780191714351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241910.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter discusses the history behind the Chronicle. In the centuries before the Lindians compiled their list of votives in 99 BC, such votives, joined with oral tradition, or even oral tradition ... More


Urban Shrine and Rural Saint in Fifth-Century Alexandria

David Frankfurter

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the institution of pilgrimage-shrines in the context of relics of holy men in late-antique Egypt (5th century AD). It looks at two cults located in Alexandria: that of the Three ... More


Spiritual Authority

Claudia Rapp

in Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity: The Nature of Christian Leadership in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242968
eISBN:
9780520931411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242968.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter demonstrates the concept of spiritual authority with reference to its most eloquent post-apostolic spokesmen, Clement of Alexandria and Origen, and their remarks on bearers of the Spirit ... More


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