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Augustine on Holy Space

BROURIA BITTON-ASHKELONY

in Encountering the Sacred: The Debate on Christian Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241916
eISBN:
9780520931121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241916.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Augustine shows more difficulty on the phenomenon of pilgrimage in late antiquity. The absence in his wide-ranging literary works of any direct reference to the phenomenon and the lack of evidence ... More


The Letter Collection of Basil of Caesarea

Andrew Radde-Gallwitz

in Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281448
eISBN:
9780520966192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281448.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In a recent article, Roy Gibson has underscored the differences between ancient letter collections and their modern presentations. The latter, Gibson shows, tend to arrange letters in chronological ... More


The Letter Collection of Gregory of Nazianzus

Bradley K. Storin

in Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281448
eISBN:
9780520966192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281448.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Ep. 53, Gregory notes that the purpose of his self-made epistolary collection is to aid his grandnephew Nicobulus in pursuing eloquence. In Ep. 52, he describes the collection as consisting of ... More


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