Power And Persuasion In Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 1992 | Author : Peter Brown | Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN 10 : 0299133443
ISBN 13 : 9780299133443

Peter Brown, perhaps the greatest living authority on Mediterranean civilization in late antiquity, traces the growing power of Christian bishops as they wrested influence from phi..

The Power Of Religion In Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 2009-01-01 | Author : Andrew Cain | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 0754667251
ISBN 13 : 9780754667254

Late Antiquity witnessed a dramatic recalibration in the economy of power, and nowhere was this more pronounced than in the realm of religion. The transformations that occurred in ..

God And Gold In Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 1998-02-19 | Author : Dominic Janes | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521594030
ISBN 13 : 9780521594035

From the conversion of the emperor Constantine in the early fourth century, vast sums of money were spent on the building and sumptuous decoration of churches. The resulting works ..