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A Threat to Public Piety: Christians, Platonists, and the Great Persecution

Elizabeth DePalma Digeser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801441813
eISBN:
9780801463969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801441813.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book re-examines the origins of the Great Persecution (AD 303–313), the last eruption of pagan violence against Christians before Constantine enforced the toleration of Christianity within the ... More


Pagan Challenge, Christian Response: Emperor Julian and Gregory of Nazianzus as Paradigms of Interreligious Discourse

Susanna Elm

in Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451829
eISBN:
9780801471056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451829.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter re-evaluates perceived boundaries between Christian and pagan culture in late antiquity. It traces a prolonged struggle by members of a relatively homogeneous elite—consisting of ... More


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