edited by Johannes Hahn, Stephen Emmel & Ulrich Gotter
Destruction of temples and their transformation into churches are central symbols of change in religious environment, socio-political system, and public perception in late antiquity. Archaeologists, historians, and historians of religion seek an appropriate larger perspective on the phenomenon ...
This fully commentated and annotated text edition proves Lucian's Alexander the False Prophet to be a singular historical document of the history of religions in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD, which has been corroborated by continuous archaeological discoveries.
This volume analyzing several selected texts of late Greek literature (Orphic hymns, Greek Magical Papyri, Neoplatonic philosophers, Nonnos of Panopolis) adds significantly to our knowledge of ancient sun-worship, and provides a deeper insight into the complex image of the Greek sun-god in a ...
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