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Josephus' Roman Audience: Josephus and the Roman Elites

Hannah M. Cotton and Werner Eck

in Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262120
eISBN:
9780191718533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262120.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In an attempt to elucidate the social and political environment in which Josephus composed his works, this chapter tries to determine the extent to which the Judean writer was ingratiated with the ... More


Contextualizing Cassian: Aristocrats, Asceticism, and Reformation in Fifth-Century Gaul

Richard J. Goodrich

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213139
eISBN:
9780191695841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213139.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book examines the attempt by the 5th-century ascetic writer John Cassian to influence and shape the development of Western monasticism. The book's close analysis of Cassian's earliest work (The ... More


The Art of Forgetting: Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture

Harriet I. Flower

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830635
eISBN:
9781469603438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877463_flower
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Elite Romans periodically chose to limit or destroy the memory of a leading citizen who was deemed an unworthy member of the community. Sanctions against memory could lead to the removal or ... More


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