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The Transformation of Cities in Late Antiquity within the Provinces of Macedonia and Epirus

J.-P. SODINI

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The provinces of Epirus and Macedonia, although divided into distinct regions by their mountains, were important for the Roman Empire, particularly because they were crossed by the via Egnatia which ... More


Collision: Explicating Divine Identity

C. Kavin Rowe

in World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377873
eISBN:
9780199869459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377873.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues that Luke narrates the Christian mission to the Gentiles in Acts as an apocalypse (e.g., Luke 2:32). At its core, the Christian mission claims to be a revelation of God. Inasmuch ... More


A Journey into Europe

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Evangelization of the Celts at Pessinus. Instead of ministering at Troas, Paul crossed to Europe, and in the process experienced his first sea voyage. Paul’s attitude towards women ministers in ... More


Learning with the Thessalonians

Jerome Murphy-oʼconnor

in Paul: A Critical Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues that Philippi and Thessalonica were probably the two communities in Macedonia (a Roman province) that gave Paul the greatest happiness. However, the chapter examines why Paul ... More


Partnership at Philippi

Jerome Murphy-oʼconnor

in Paul: A Critical Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Philippi was the first European city to be evangelized by Paul. The chapter argues that Paul's preference for Philippi was surprising as it is inland, contradicting his earlier partiality to coastal ... More


The Consequences of the Triumvirate: The View of Asinius Pollio

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The causal connection between the triumvirate and the civil war is stated in the opening lines of an ode to Asinius Pollio, in which the sometime republican Horace salutes the birth and development ... More


Two Royal Ordinances of the First Century and the Alexandrians

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter concerns an inscription dated to 41 BCE, which contains two orders issued by Cleopatra VII and Ptolemy XV (Caesarion). These protect the interests of Alexandrian landholders in nomes in ... More


In Praise of Cities and of Men

Robert J. Penella

in Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250932
eISBN:
9780520933712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250932.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter presents the orations that Himerius made when he was making his way to Constantinople after having been summoned by the emperor Julian. As he traveled northwards, he made stops at ... More


Horace’s Life

Richard Tarrant

in Horace’s Odes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195156751
eISBN:
9780197515174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195156751.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a brief summary of what can be known of Horace’s life, based on information provided by Horace himself in his poetry and by an ancient biography that preserves material from the ... More


The Ides and the Aftermath (44–)

Susan Treggiari

in Servilia and her Family

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829348
eISBN:
9780191867927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829348.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

After Caesar’s murder, Servilia had to act to help Brutus and Cassius. From now on, our sources improve. She was, on and off, with the assassins at a villa, involved in deliberations and ... More


On Poverty and Abundance: Philippi and the Letter to the Philippians

Laura Salah Nasrallah

in Archaeology and the Letters of Paul

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199699674
eISBN:
9780191822339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199699674.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Even in the mid first century ce, Roman Philippi was still marked by its colonization by Roman veterans from the civil wars at the time of Augustus. One example of this is the cult of the god ... More


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