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Guilt by Association: Heresy Catalogues in Early Christianity

Geoffrey S. Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199386789
eISBN:
9780199386802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386789.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book explores the creation, publication, and circulation of heresy catalogues by second- and early third-century Christians. Polemicists made use of these religious blacklists, which include the ... More


‘To Unite the Most Distant Revolutions’: Inheritance in the Second and Third Volumes of the Decline and Fall

Charlotte Roberts

in Edward Gibbon and the Shape of History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704836
eISBN:
9780191789458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704836.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines Edward Gibbon’s treatment of the idea of inheritance in the second and third volumes of the History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. The corruption of this period of ... More


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