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Riot in Alexandria: Tradition and Group Dynamics in Late Antique Pagan and Christian Communities

Edward Watts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262072
eISBN:
9780520945623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262072.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This innovative study uses one well-documented moment of violence as a starting point for a wide-ranging examination of the ideas and interactions of pagan philosophers, Christian ascetics, and ... More


What Do a Spoiled Egyptian, a Captive Woman, and a Pythagorean Have in Common?: Erasmus on Tradition

Kathy Eden

in Friends Hold All Things in Common: Tradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087574
eISBN:
9780300133646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087574.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses Erasmus's most famous protreptic, the Paraclesis, which not only issues a call to the philosophy of Christ but does so with the help of some of the same pagan philosophers ... More


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