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The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

W. H. C. Frend

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This work is a development of a thesis written immediately before the Second World War, on ‘The Social and Economic Background of Early Christianity in North Africa down to A.D. 430, with special ... More


Cyprian of Carthage

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The letters and tracts of Cyprian, bishop of Carthage, are one of the main sources for the history of the Church in the mid‐third century, when the problems of the Roman Empire provoked popular ... More


Supplementary Roman Sources of the Seventh Century I

James Howard‐Johnston

in Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199208593
eISBN:
9780191594182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208593.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The reader is taken on a tour of Asia Minor and the western territories of the east Roman empire, beginning and ending in Constantinople, and is introduced to a varied set of local historical ... More


The Geographical Distribution of Donatism

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

It is against the background of different landscapes and cultures that one examines the geographical distribution of Donatists and Catholics in North Africa. By far the most valuable source is the ... More


Old and New in Roman Foreign Affairs: The Case of 197

David Potter

in Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600755
eISBN:
9780191738791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600755.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

At the end of the third century bc, the Roman Republic had no coherent plan of imperial expansion or roadmap for transforming conquered territories into provinces. The year 197 is notable as one in ... More


Frontal Ramming and the Development of “Fours” and “Fives”

William M. Murray

in The Age of Titans: The Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388640
eISBN:
9780199932405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388640.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The adoption of frontal ramming attacks can be traced to the Peloponnesian War when Corinth and Syracuse adopted these tactics to defeat Athenian “threes” in constricted waterways and inside harbors. ... More


The Catholic revival and ecumenical endeavour

Geoffrey Rowell

in The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263326
eISBN:
9780191682476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263326.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the influence of the Catholic revival in England during the 1830s that came from ecumenical endeavours. The Oxford Movement began as an assertion of Anglican identity and an ... More


Recognition: Sophonisba and The Seasons, 1730

James Sambrook

in James Thomson 1700–1748: A Life

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117889
eISBN:
9780191671104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117889.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Thomson's first dramatic attempt, the story of the Queen of Carthage, Sophonisba. It is believed that Thomson began writing this by the summer of 1729. Although this play was ... More


The African Church in the Time of Cyprian 1

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The age of Cyprian foreshadows the Donatist controversy in two directions. First, during the Decian persecution, the confessors insisted on their claim in matters of Church discipline and they showed ... More


Constantine and the Donatist Church a.d. 312–37 1

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

By the turn of the fourth century, while the theory of Church discipline remained as severe as it had been in the time of Cyprian, its practice tended to sink to the standard of the laxer members. ... More


The Age of Parmenian a.d. 363–91

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The position that Parmenian, the new Donatist bishop of Carthage, was called upon to fill was no easy one. Parmenian, however, showed himself equal to the situation. The year and a half of undisputed ... More


St. Augustine and the Donatists

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

In 391/2, Aurelius, the new Catholic Bishop of Carthage, had the qualities of an organizer, and he was blessed with longevity, which enabled him to guide the Catholic Church in Africa on a continuous ... More


Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Dexter Hoyos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

As Carthage's commanding general and effective leader Hannibal (247–183 BC) crossed the Alps in 218 BC with a multi-ethnic and superbly professional army to confront the Romans in their own land. His ... More


The End of the Pagan City: Religion, Economy, and Urbanism in Late Antique North Africa

Anna Leone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199570928
eISBN:
9780191752292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570928.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This book focuses primarily on the end of the pagan religious tradition and the dismantling of its material form in North Africa (modern Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya) from the fourth to the sixth ... More


Is there a way out? Two experiments in myth and history

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

One direction lay in the search for a departure from realism. Eliot in ‘Romola’ and Flaubert in ‘Salammbô’ both moved—in different ways, although at much the same time—in the direction of symbolism. ... More


Introduction

PETER NORTON

in Episcopal Elections 250-600: Hierarchy and Popular Will in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207473
eISBN:
9780191708701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207473.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of how the selection of bishops was of vital importance to the Christian church. It describes the book’s primary and secondary source materials, and ... More


Black Minerva: Antiquity in Antebellum African American History

Margaret Malamud

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the rhetorical use black and white abolitionists made of antiquity in arguments against slavery. Egypt, they argued, was the source of Greco‐Roman civilizations and American ... More


The Auctoritas of Antiquity: Debating Slavery through Classical Exempla in the Antebellum USA

Margaret Malamud

in Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574674
eISBN:
9780191728723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574674.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers which models from antiquity seemed most appropriate to the understanding of the momentous arguments framed (and violently contested) in antebellum America from the 1830s to the ... More


The Coming of the Romans: Sicily from the fourth to the first centuries bc

John Serrati

in Sicily from Aeneas to Augustus: New Approaches in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613670
eISBN:
9780748650996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613670.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

While the economy remained steady, the stability brought about by the reforms of Timoleon did not last much beyond his retirement. Fresh political anarchy ensued, with various individuals and groups ... More


Perpetua: Athlete of God

Barbara K. Gold

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780195385458
eISBN:
9780190905316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195385458.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book is an overview of the Christian martyr Perpetua’s life and the cultural, religious, political, literary, social, and physical contexts in which she lived. It does not attempt to be a full ... More


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