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General Editor: Gregory E. Sterling, Yale University Associate Editor: David T. Runia Editorial Board: Harold W. Attridge, Ellen Birnbaum, John Dillon, Annewies van den Hoek, Alan Mendelson, Thomas Tobin, S.J., David Winston
Edited by Laurent Bricault, Miguel John Versluys and Paul G.P. Meyboom
Egypt in the Roman world --- Studies on the meaning of Aegyptiaca Romana and the understanding of the cults of Isis in their local context.
This is the first monograph of the well-known genre of Nilotic landscapes in the Roman world providing new conclusions on the genre itself as well as discussing the role and meaning of Aegyptiaca Romana in general.
Edited by Jan Willem Drijvers and John W. Watt
This study of several figures of spiritual authority in early Christianity (2nd-8th centuries) examines how the struggle for religious power developed with the changing relationships between church and society.
John F. Healey
This book surveys systematically all the aspects of the religion of the Nabataeans of ancient Petra, including such important themes as the divinisation of kings and comparisons with Judaism and Islam. It is the first monograph ever devoted to this subject.
John F. Shean
This book discusses the role of Christians in the Roman military. Constantine’s conversion to Christianity led to the accelerated Christianization of the Roman army. The result was the creation of a Christian fighting force that was used to suppress paganism and Christian heresy.
Edited by John M. Dillon and Wolfgang Polleichtner
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Emma C. Clarke, John M. Dillon and Jackson P. Hershbell
This volume presents the first modern English translation of Iamblichus’s De mysteriis alongside the standard critical edition of the text by Édouard Des Places (Les Belles Lettres, 1966), providing insight into the mystical side of late Neoplatonism and defending theurgic mysticism.
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