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101 Green, R. P. H. THE POETRY OF PAULINUS OF NOLA A Study of His Latinity
Latomus 1971 Softcover Near Fine 
Pages unopened. Very light shelfwear else fine. ; Collection Latomus Volume 120; 146 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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102 Greenwood, David SAINT AUGUSTINE Foreword by His Eminence Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster
Washington Vantage Press 1957 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Light foxing to top of textblock and endpapers. Minor shelfwear. DJ has heavy foxing and rubbing with light edgewear. ; Biography of St. Augustine and places him "amid the turbulent, fast-shifting scenes of the Roman Empire in the period of its decline". ; 155 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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103 Griffiths, D. R. THE NEW TESTAMENT AND THE ROMAN STATE
Swansea John Penry Press 1970 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Former owner's name to ffep. Very light foxing to endpapers. DJ is tanned with chipping and small tears. ; 137pp. ; Pantyfedwen Trust Lectures; 137 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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104 Grollenberg, Luc H. ; Mary F. Hedlund (Trans. ) SHORTER ATLAS OF THE BIBLE
Thomas Nelson & Sons 1959 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear to book. Dustjacket has edgewear with chipping and a couple of tears. ; Shorter Atlas of the Bible is a distillation of the knowledge that archaeology and textual scholarship have brought to our understanding of scripture. With the aid of more than one hundred plates and full colour maps, Luc Grollenberg carries the story forward from the time of the Patriarchs until the beginnings of the Christian church. Each episode is interpreted in the light of our knowledge of conditions in Palestine at the time, an exercise which vastly expands our appreciation of the Bible. 
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105 Grüneisen, Wladimir De ART CHRÉTIEN PRIMITIF DU HAUT ET DU BAS MOYEN AGE Introduction Et Catalogue Raisonné
Les Art Somptuaires N.D. Softcover Good 
Former owner's bookplate on ffep. Back wrap has been replaced and spine has been repaired with black library tape. Front wrap is browned with edgewear (chpping and small tears). ; 97pp. With photographs in the text and about 32 pages of plates 
Price: 85.00 USD
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106 Gvosdev, Nikolas K. AN EXAMINATION OF CHURCH-STATE RELATIONS IN THE BYZANTINE AND RUSSIAN EMPIRES WITH AN EMPHASIS ON IDEOLOGY AND MODELS OF INTERACTION
Edwin Mellen Press 2001 0773473505 / 9780773473508 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Bottom front corner is badly bumped. ; Studies in Religion and Society; 0.75 x 9 x 6.25 Inches; 269 pages; This study examines church-state relations from the Eastern Christian tradition, as manifested in the policies and practices of the Byzantine Empire, the Mongol Empire, and medieval Russia, and their implications for modern times. Table of contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction 1. The Legacy of Early Christianity 2. Constantine: Archetype of the Christian Sovereign 3. The Nature of Power and Authority in a Christian State 4. The Political Language of Orthodoxy 5. Unity, Citizenship, Church, and Nation 6. The Importance of Founding a “New Rome” 7. The Theory of Symphony 8. Speaking Truth to Power 9. Mission Work and Church-State Relations 10. “Symphony” in Practice: The Case of Medieval Georgia 11. “Symphony” in Practice: The Theocratic Republicanism of the Medieval Russian North 12. The Challenge of Non-Christian “Emperors”: Khans and Sultans 13. The Failed Third Rome: Russia and the Impact of Westernization 14. The Slavophile Conception of Church-State Relations 15. Being Subject to the Higher Powers: Four Attitudes of the Russian Church Towards the Soviet Regime 16. Church-State Relations in Romania, 1947-1958: The Attempt to Create “Symphony” within a Communist State 17. Concluding Thoughts Appendix: Canons and Councils; Bibliography and Literature Review; Index 
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107 Hall, Ursula THE CROSS OF ST ANDREW
Birlinn Ltd 2006 1841585181 / 9781841585185 Paperback Very Good Signed by Author
Small chip to 1 corner of wraps. Gift inscription from author to R. E. Fantham. Light shelfwear. ; Saint Andrew, Scotland's patron saint, was reputedly crucified at Patras on a cross of X shape, now the well-known white cross on blue of the Saltire flag. However, the association of the saint with the X-shaped cross is not a feature in the early cult of Saint Andrew and does not appear in any of the apocryphal material describing his martyrdom. Using both literary and iconographical evidence, Ursula Hall attempts to determine when, where and how this development in the popular tradition and in the depiction of Saint Andrew's death might have taken place. In a clear, captivating style, Hall examines various written accounts of St Andrew's life and death, along with an analysis of the traditions and procedures of crucifixion at the time. Pictorial representations of Saint Andrew, in mediums such as embroidery, seals, paintings, sculptures and glass work are abundant compared to literary evidence about his tradition. Hall examines a variety of these works to uncover the development of iconography and legends surrounding Saint Andrew in Europe, England and Scotland. Through these studies, and in conjunction with an analysis of the functions and context of the X-shaped cross in Christian tradition, she offers fascinating explanations for the association between the distinctive cross and Scotland's patron saint. ; 224 pages; Signed by Author 
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108 Hastings, James (Ed. ) & John A. Selbie & John C. Lambert A DICTIONARY OF CHRIST AND THE GOSPELS Volume I: Aaron -- Knowledge; Volume II: Labour -- Zion
Charles Scribner's Sons 1907 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Decorated cloth with gilt decoration on cover and gilt lettering on spine; Vol. I, 936 pages, frontispiece map; Vol. II, 912 pages. Light shelfwear and light stress to hinges; 2 Volume Set 
Price: 65.00 USD
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109 Heather, Peter THE RESTORATION OF ROME Barbarian Popes and Imperial Pretenders
Oxford University Press 2014 0199368511 / 9780199368518 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
In 476 AD, the last of Rome's emperors, known as "Augustulus," was deposed by a barbarian general, the son of one of Attila the Hun's henchmen. With the imperial vestments dispatched to Constantinople, the curtain fell on the Roman empire in Western Europe, its territories divided among successor kingdoms constructed around barbarian military manpower. But, if the Roman Empire was dead, Romans across much of the old empire still lived, holding on to their lands, their values, and their institutions. The conquering barbarians, responding toRome's continuing psychological dominance and the practical value of many of its institutions, were ready to reignite the imperial flame and enjoy the benefits. As Peter Heather shows in dazzling biographical portraits, each of the three greatest immediate contenders for imperial power--Theoderic, Justinian, and Charlemagne--operated with a different power base but was astonishingly successful in his own way. Though each in turn managed to put back together enough of the old Roman West to stake a plausible claim to the Western imperial title, none of their empires long outlived their founders' deaths. Not until the reinvention of the papacy in the eleventh century would Europe's barbarians find the means to establish a new kind of Roman Empire, one that has lasted a thousand years. A sequel to the bestselling Fall of the Roman Empire, The Restoration of Rome offers a captivating narrative of the death of an era and the birth of the Catholic Church. ; 488 pages 
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110 Heichelheim, Fritz M. & Cedric A. Yeo A HISTORY OF THE ROMAN PEOPLE
Prentice Hall 1962 0133921263 / 9780133921267 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). DJ has a few small tears with creasing. Dustjacket spine is sunned. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 480 pages; Extensively revised, this survey of Roman history takes readers on a fascinating journey from prehistoric Italy to the death of Justinian (565 A.D.). Centered around a traditional political and military narrative core, it presents in-depth coverage of social, economic, and cultural developments, making continual references throughout of supporting evidence and providing up-to-date explanations based on the evidence and current scholarship.Considers new archaeological evidence, advances in historical demography, and recently excavated and restudied artifacts to shed new light on our understanding of the origins and early development of Rome. Provides source analyses at the beginning of all major chronological periods, constant cross-references to other relevant pages, and chronological reminders to keep readers oriented. Rewrites sections on the Regal, early Republican, and late Imperial periods to incorporate latest research and provide more social and cultural history, with major sections added on women and the growth and impact of Christianity. Also includes additional, upgraded maps throughout. For historians. 
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111 Henten, Jan Willem Van & Friedrich Avemarie MARTYRDOM AND NOBLE DEATH Selected Texts from Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian Antiquity
Routledge 2002 0415138906 / 9780415138901 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Small piece missing (1/4") from middle of spine from cut else NF. ; The Context of Early Christianity; 0.86 x 8.7 x 5.88 Inches; 160 pages;

This volume explores the fascinating phenomenon of noble death through pagan, Jewish and Christian sources. Today's society is uncomfortable with death, and willingly submitting to a violent and ostentatious death in public is seen as particularly shocking and unusual. Yet classical sources give a different view, with public self-sacrifice often being applauded. The Romans admired a heroic end in the battlefield or the arena, suicide in the tradition of Socrates was something laudable, and Christians and Jews alike faithfully commemorated their heroes who died during religious persecutions. The cross-cultural approach and wide chronological range of this study make it valuable for those interested in ancient history, religion and literature.

 
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112 Herrmann, Léon LA VISION DE PATMOS
Latomus 1965 Softcover Near Fine 
Pages unopened. Very light shelfwear else fine. ; En français. ; Collection Latomus Volume LXXVIII; 194 pages 
Price: 52.00 USD
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113 Herrmann, Léon SÉNÈQUE ET LES PREMIERS CHRÉTIENS
Latomus 1979 2870311079 / 9782870311073 Softcover Near Fine 
Pages unopened. Very light shelfwear else fine. ; Collection Latomus Volume 167; 92 pages 
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114 Heurtley, Carolus [Karl] A. DE FIDE ET SYMBOLO Documenta Quaedam Nec Non Aliquorum SS. Patrum Tractatus
Apud Parker Et Socios 1889 Hardcover Very Good 
Light marginalia and underlining in pencil and red pencil. Chipping to head of spine. Rubbing to extremities. Shelfwear. ; English introduction, greek & latin text. Analysis of the ancient Creed of St. Cyril in 348 A. D. Thought to be one in use by the Jerusalem Church from the earliest times. ; 219 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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115 Hoey, George William Patrick THE USE OF THE OPTATIVE MOOD IN THE WORKS OF ST. GREGORY OF NYSSA
Washington 1930 Softcover Good 
Wraps browned. Some ink smudging in preface and table of contents. Wraps are chipped with small tears. Pages tanned. ; Xviii+127pp. . ; The Catholic University of America Patristic Studies Vol. XXVI; 127 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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116 Holdsworth, C. J., & T. P. Wiseman, eds. THE INHERITANCE OF HISTORIOGRAPHY 350-900
University of Exeter Press 1986 0859892727 / 9780859892728 Softcover Very Good 
Former owner's name to titlepage in pen. Very slight discoloring to spine. ; Exeter Studies in History No. 12; 135 pages; CLASSICAL HISTORIOGRAPHY T. P. Wiseman, 1; DID ATHANASIUS WRITE HISTORY? B. H. Warmington, 7; AMMIANUS AND THE ETERNITY OF ROME John Matthews, 17; CHRONICLE AND THEOLOGY: PROSPER OF AQUITAINE Robert Markus, 31; SOZOMEN AND EUSEBIUS: THE LAWYER AS CHURCH HISTORIAN IN THE FIFTH CENTURY Jill Harries, 45; HISTORY AS TEXT: COPING WITH PROCOPIUS Averil Cameron, 53; THE TRIUMPH OF GRECO-ROMAN RHETORICAL ASSUMPTIONS IN PRE-CAROLINGIAN HISTORIOGRAPHY Roger Ray, 67; ETHNIC HISTORY AND THE CAROLINGIANS: AN ALTERNATIVE READING OF PAUL THE DEACON'S HISTORIA LANGOBARDORUM Donald Bullough, 85; ROMANITAS AND CAMPANILISMO: AGNELLUS OF RAVENNA'S VIEW OF THE PAST T. S. Brown, 107; ASSER'S LIFE OF ALFRED James Campbell, 115; INDEX, 136. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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117 Hood, John Charles Fulton ICELANDIC CHURCH SAGA
Greenwood Press Reprint 1981 0313221944 / 9780313221941 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Adhesive traces of former sticker. ; Investigates the traces of early Christianity in the island and describes militant missionary efforts which led to the official adoption of Christianity in the year 1000. Further describes the development of the church under the Bishops of Skalholt and the stories of Iceland's two saints: St. Jon and Thorlak. Continues until the 19th Century. A ; 9.5 x 1 x 6.5 Inches; 241 pages 
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118 Hägg, Thomas & Philip Rousseau, Eds. GREEK BIOGRAPHY AND PANEGYRIC IN LATE ANTIQUITY
University of California Press 2000 0520223888 / 9780520223882 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
DJ is protected in mylar. ; The two centuries between a. D. 250 and a. D. 450 witnessed the creation of a distinctive Christian Greek culture in the eastern part of the Roman empire. This book focuses on the transition from ancient to Christian Hellenism as it was expressed in the biographical and panegyric literature of the period. The essays show how literary genres focusing on individual lives help to reveal this historical process. The contributors are leading scholars who bring several disciplines to bear on these texts: they are historians, theologians, classicists, and historians of religion. Together, the collection presents much new research and helps show Late Antiquity not only as an important transitional period but also as an era with an identity of its own. Among the figures the biographical texts bring to life are Antony the Great, the charismatic desert father, and Basil of Caesarea, the influential church politician. Collectively the essays go beyond discussion of particular texts to consider such general topics as strategies of rhetoric and representation, the place of classical Greek culture in both pagan and Christian education, and what is meant by philosophy as a way of life. ; 288 pages 
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119 Instinsky, Hans Ulrich BISCHOFSSTUHL UND KAISERTHRON
Munich Kösel-Verlag 1955 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has 1 small tear. ; 124pp. Nicely printed, title page in red and black.; 124 pages 
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120 Instinsky, Hans Ulrich DAS JAHR DER GEBURT CHRISTI Eine geschichtswissenschftliche Studie
Munich Kösel-Verlag 1957 Softcover Near Fine 
Very light shelfwear. ; 73pp. Nicely printed, title page in red and black.; 73 pages 
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121 Instinsky, Hans Ulrich DIE ALTE KIRCHE UND DAS HEIL DES STAATES
Munich Kösel-Verlag 1963 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book is fine. ; 77pp. Nicely printed, title page in red and black.; 77 pages 
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122 Jackson, A. V. Williams RESEARCHES IN MANICHAEISM With Special Reference to the Turfan Fragments
Columbia University Press 1932 Hardcover Fair 
The front cover is badly stained/water damaged. The front free endpaper is missing, and there is a bit of foxing to the front pastedown. Pages are clean of marks. ; Rare work on the ancient Gnostic religion, once a rival of Christianity. This book, besides including an introductory sketch of Manichaeism, contains also several critical translations from original Manichaean documents in Turfan Pahlavi or Middle Persian, which were discovered in central Asia during the first decade of the 20th century. ; Columbia University Indo-Iranian series; 393 pages 
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123 John Chrysostom; Pauline Allen JOHN CHRYSOSTOM, HOMILIES ON PHILIPPIANS Translated with an Introduction and Notes
Society of Biblical Literature 2013 1589837592 / 9781589837591 Paperback Near Fine 
Faint crease to rear lower corner of wraps else fine. ; This volume offers a translation of sixteen homilies by the most famous preacher in Christian antiquity, John Chrysostom. These homilies on Paul’s letter to the Philippians constitute the most comprehensive ancient surviving commentary on the letter in any language. The homilies have a direct and conversational style in which examples from daily life abound: children, the elderly, food, agriculture, seafaring, money, commerce, building, furniture, weather, illness, good health, animals, and slavery. Friendship themes, based on Paul’s relationship with the church at Philippi, and Christology also figure largely in these homilies. This volume, with Greek text on facing pages, situates Chrysostom’s homilies on Paul’s letter to the Philippians in their historical, homiletical, rhetorical, and liturgical contexts. ; Writings from the Greco-Roman World; 380 pages 
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124 John E. B. Mayor (Ed. ) & Alex. Souter (Trans. ) Q. SEPTIMII FLORENTIS: TERTULLIANI APOLOGETICUS The Text of Oehler Annotated, with an Introduction, with a Translation
Cambridge At the University Press 1917 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Spine has chipping and a few small tears to cloth. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Lower corners a bit bumped. Light foxing. Writing in pencil to rear endpaper. ; 496 pages 
Price: 95.00 USD
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125 Johnson, Aaron & Jeremy Schott (Eds. ) EUSEBIUS OF CAESAREA Tradition and Innovations
Center for Hellenic Studies 2013 0674073290 / 9780674073296 Paperback Fine 
Eusebius of Caesarea was one of the most significant and voluminous contributors to the development of late antique literary culture. Despite his significance, Eusebius has tended to receive attention more as a source for histories of early Christianity and the Constantinian empire than as a writer and thinker in his own right. He was a compiler and copyist of pagan and Christian texts, collator of a massive chronographical work, commentator on scriptural texts, author of apologetic, historical, educational, and biographical works, and custodian of one of the greatest libraries in the ancient world. As such, Eusebius merits a primary place in our appreciation of the literary culture of late antiquity for both his self-conscious conveyance of multiple traditions and his fostering of innovative literary and intellectual trajectories. By focusing on the full range of Eusebius’s literary corpus, the collection of essays in Eusebius of Caesarea offers new and innovative studies that will change the ways classicists, theologians, and ancient historians think about this major figure. ; Hellenic Studies 60; 390 pages 
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126 Jones, Christopher P. THE ROMAN WORLD OF DIO CHRYSOSTOM
Harvard University Press 1978 0674779150 / 9780674779150 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Additional plate of inner cover ("With the compliments of the author. Sent by Harvard University Press..." ). Light Foxing to top of textblock. DJ spine sunned. Light edgewear. ; Loeb Classical Monographs; 0.39 x 9.06 x 5.91 Inches; 216 pages; The Greek orator Dio Chrysostom is a colorful figure, and along with Plutarch one of the major sources of information about Greek civilization during the early Roman Empire. C. P. Jones offers here the first full-length portrait of Dio in English and, at the same time, a view of life in cities such as Alexandria, Tarsus, and Rhodes in the first centuries of our era. Skillfully combining literary and historical evidence, Mr. Jones describes Dio's birthplace, education, and early career. He examines the civic speeches for what they reveal about Dio's life and art, as well as the life, thought, and language of Greek cities in this period. From these and other works he reinterprets Dio's attitude toward the emperors and Rome. The account is as lucid and pleasantly written as it is carefully documented. 
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127 Julius Firmicus Maternus; Gilbert Heuten JULIUS FIRMICUS MATERNUS: DE ERRORE PROFANARUM RELIGIONUM Traduction Nouvelle Avec Texte Et Commentaire
Éditions De La Revue De L'Université De Bruxelles 1938 Softcover Good 
Wraps are yellowed. Small stains to spine. 1 small tear to front wrap which has extended to first few pages along foreedge. Some creasing to corners of wraps. Upper corner of first few pages have small piece missing. Pages are tanned/browned. ; Latin and French text. ; Travaux De La Faculté De Philosophie Et Lettres De L'Université De Bruxelles. Tome VIII; 211 pages 
Price: 58.00 USD
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128 Kabir, Ananya Jahanara; Keynes, Simon & Andy Orchard PARADISE, DEATH AND DOOMSDAY IN ANGLO-SAXON LITERATURE
Cambridge University Press 2001 0521806003 / 9780521806008 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Bumping to bottom of spine. Back corner is bumped. ; Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England; 9 x 0.5 x 6 Inches; 222 pages; How did the Anglo-Saxons conceptualise the interim between death and Doomsday? In Paradise, Death and Doomsday in Anglo-Saxon Literature, Dr. Kabir presents the first investigation into the Anglo-Saxon belief in the "interim paradise" or paradise as a temporary abode for good souls following death and pending the final decisions of Doomsday. She determines the origins of this distinctive sense of paradise within early Christian polemics, establishes its Anglo-Saxon development as a site of contestation and compromise, and argues for its post-Conquest transformation into the doctrine of purgatory. 
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129 Kapsomenos, Stylianos G. & (Protassetai Eisegesis Andreou Xyngopoulou) HE HISTORIKE DIAMORPHOSIS TOU HELLENOCHRISTIANIKOU POLITISMOU. Logos Ekphonetheis Ten 30en Ianouariou 1953 En Te Megale Aithouse Ton Teleton Epi Te Eorte Ton Trion Hierarchon
Thessalonica Panepistemion Thessalonikes 1953 Softcover Good+ 
Creasing along edges of wraps with a few small tears. Else VG. ; 48pp. Covers a bit worn, else VG.; 48 pages 
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130 Katz, Solomon THE DECLINE OF ROME And the Rise of Mediaeval Europe
Cornell University Press 1961 Softcover Good+ 
Light discoloration to extremities. Textblock is foxed. Small cut on back wrap. ; Discusses the Rise of Christianity, the transition in Europe and Rome's Legacy. ; 164 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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131 Kennedy, George A. GREEK RHETORIC UNDER CHRISTIAN EMPERORS
Princeton University Press 1983 0691101450 / 9780691101453 Softcover Very Good 
Creasing to spine. Minor edgewear to extremities. ; Comprehensive treatment on Greek rhetoric from late antiquity and including both pagan and Christian literature from AD 300 to 1300.; History of Rhetoric, Vol 3.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 333 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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132 Knipp, David 'CHRISTUS MEDICUS' IN DER FRÜHCHRISTLICHEN SARKOPHAGSKULPTUR Ikonographische Studien Zur Sepulkralkunst Des Späten Vierten Jahrhunderts
Brill Academic Publishers 1998 9004108629 / 9789004108622 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Unwrapped in Plastic. ; In German. This study deals with the representation of Christ's Healing Miracles in early Christian sepulchral art from Provence and Northern Italy. It sees the imagery through the contemporary exegetical writings and tries thus to uncover new strata of symbolic significance in early Christian art. The aim of the work is to reveal the complex theological concepts reflected in the relief decoration of a small number of late fourth-century sarcophagi and to cast thus light upon the spiritual climate of the sphere the persons who commissioned them were part of. It also links the narrative structure of representations of medical treatment and miracle scenes in ancient art with the Christian images and establishes new formal and iconographic connexions. ; Vigiliae Christianae, Supplements , No 37; 0.86 x 9.64 x 6.52 Inches; 209 pages 
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133 Knopf, D. Rudolf (Hrsg. ) & D. Dr. Gustav Krüger AUSGEWÄHLTE MARTYRERAKTEN
J. C. B. Mohr  1929 Softcover Very Good- 
Browning to wraps. Chipping to spine ends. Light pencil marginalia on 3-4 pages. ; German preface with Greek and Latin text. ; Sammlung Ausgewählter Kirchen Und Dogmengeschichtlicher Quellenschriften; 135 pages; In German, Greek and Latin 
Price: 20.00 USD
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134 Knox, John THE EARLY CHURCH And the Coming Great Church
Abingdon Press 1955 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear. Spine a bit sunned. ; 160 pages 
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135 Knox, Wilfred ST. PAUL
NY D. Appleton & Company 1932 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Pages tanned. Light rubbing to boards. ; 154pp.; 154 pages 
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136 Koester, Helmut PERGAMON: CITADEL OF THE GODS Archeological (Archaeological) Record, Literary Description, and Religious Development
Trinity Press International 1998 156338261X / 9781563382611 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Dustjacket and book have minor shelfwear. ; Harvard Theological Studies; 1.4 x 8.73 x 5.69 Inches; 443 pages; Pergamon, a center of the Roman imperial cult and one of the "seven churches" of Revelation 2, is referred to as "where Satan's throne is" and "where Satan lives." Now, for the first time, a comprehensive interdisciplinary discussion of this influential city from Hellenistic to Byzantine times have been developed. 
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137 König, Jason SAINTS AND SYMPOSIASTS The Literature of Food and the Symposium in Greco-Roman and Early Christian Culture
Cambridge University Press 2012 0521886856 / 9780521886857 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Greek traditions of writing about food and the symposium had a long and rich afterlife in the first to fifth centuries CE, in both Greco-Roman and early Christian culture. This book provides an account of the history of the table-talk tradition, derived from Plato's Symposium and other classical texts, focusing among other writers on Plutarch, Athenaeus, Methodius and Macrobius. It also deals with the representation of transgressive, degraded, eccentric types of eating and drinking in Greco-Roman and early Christian prose narrative texts, focusing especially on the Letters of Alciphron, the Greek and Roman novels, especially Apuleius, the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles and the early saints' lives. It argues that writing about consumption and conversation continued to matter: these works communicated distinctive ideas about how to talk and how to think, distinctive models of the relationship between past and present, distinctive and often destabilising visions of identity and holiness. ; Greek Culture in the Roman World; 430 pages 
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138 Labriolle, Pierre De HISTOIRE DE LA LITTÉRATURE LATINE CHRÉTIENNE Tome I & II
Societe D'Edition, Les Belles Lettres 1947 Softcover Very Good 
Former classics scholar's name on ffeps (T. D. Barnes). 2 volume Set. Browning to spines. Pages uncut. Tanning to pages. Minor shelfwear to wraps. ; Texte En Francais. ; 2 Volume Set. Les Belles Lettres. Collection D'Etudes Anciennes 
Price: 48.00 USD
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139 Labriolle, Pierre De & (Revised by Gustave Bardy) HISTOIRE DE LA LITTÉRATURE LATINE CHRÉTIENNE Tome II
Societe D'Edition, Les Belles Lettres 1947 Third Revised Edition Softcover Very Good 
Browning to spines. Pages uncut. Tanning to pages. Minor shelfwear to wraps. Faint crease to front wrap. A couple of tiny chips to wraps. Post-war paper. ; Texte En Francais. [465]-884 pp; Les Belles Lettres. Collection D'Etudes Anciennes; Vol. 2; 419 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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140 Laird, Raymond MINDSET, MORAL CHOICE AND SIN IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF JOHN CHRYSOSTOM
St Pauls Publications 2012 0980642833 / 9780980642834 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Bump to upper corner of book with faint crease through pages. Else book is fine. ; Sinners by nature or sinners by choice are the traditional positions of Western and (Near) Eastern branches of the Church. John Chrysostom, an early fifth century Bishop of Constantinople, took the latter position. Having gained a basic anthropology from his training in the Greek paideia, he understood the mindset to be the centre of responsibility of the person. Then the person with a renewed mindset sets about shaping it to be conformed to the image of Christ. ; Early Christian Studies 15; 295 pages 
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141 Lake, Kirsopp (Trans. ) THE APOSTOLIC FATHERS [2 VOLUME SET] Vol. I: I Clement, II Clement, Ignatius, Polycarp, Didache, Barnabas. Vol. II: the Shepherd of Hermas. the Martyrdom of Polycarp. Epistle to Diognetus. with an English Translation.
William Heinemann & the MacMillan Co. & G. P. Putnam's Sons 1912 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner covers (G. P. Goold). Light browning to spines. Minor shelfwear. ; V1: 1912 (409 pp) ; V2: 1913 (396 pp); 2 Volume Set COMPLETE. Loeb Classical Library No. 24, 25; Vol. 2020-01-02 
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142 Le Saint, William P. TERTULLIAN: TREATISES ON MARRIAGE AND REMARRIAGE To His Wife, an Exhortation to Chastity, Monogamy
Newman Press 1956 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Medium spotting Discoloration to spine and partial boards. ; Ancient Christian Writers: the Works of the Father in Translation; Vol. 13; 197 pages 
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143 Leonard, W. A. & (John Williams, Intro. ) A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH
NY E. P. Dutton & Company 1910 Seventh Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Ffep inscribed "With regards of William A. Leonard 1926." bookplate to ffep of John D. Zimmerman, the USN chaplain who conducted the funerals of Admirals Byrd and Halsey. Spine darkened, light fraying to top of spine, else VG. A couple of tiny ink stains to textblock. Faint dampstaining to a couple of apges; 7th ed. 328pp. ; 328 pages; Signed by Author 
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144 Lessing, Erich THE STORY OF NOAH
Time-Life Books 1968 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; The story of Noah, with majestic pieces of medieval artwork. ; 117 pages 
Price: 31.50 USD
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145 Levison, John R. THE SPIRIT IN FIRST CENTURY JUDAISM
Brill Academic Publishers 1997 9004107398 / 9789004107397 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Book is still wrapped in plasic; Arbeiten Zur Geschichte Des Antiken Judentums Und Des Urchristentums, 29; 1 x 10 x 6.75 Inches; 302 pages; The Spirit in First Century Judaism mirrors the growing recognition that the role of the Spirit in Judaism and early Christianity warrants further scholarly inquiry and moreover lays a cornerstone in the foundation of pneumatological studies by scouring the writings of the likes of Plato and Plutarch, Daniel and the Dead Sea Scrolls, as well as those of Philo of Alexandria and Flavius Josephus. Levison contextualizes the material both historically and literarily, taking seriously the influence of popular Greco-Roman thinking as well as Jewish exegetical traditions. Convincingly argued, cogently presented, and thoroughly documented, this volume, in the words of the Journal of Jewish Studies, “has profound ramifications for both Jewish and New Testament Studies. ” 
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146 Liebeschuetz, J. H. W. G. BARBARIANS AND BISHOPS Army, Church, and State in the Age of Arcadius and Chrysostom
Oxford University Press 1990 0198148860 / 9780198148869 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Book has minor shelfwear. ; Barbarians and Bishops is concerned with two fundamental themes of Late Antiquity: the barbarization of the Roman army, and the interrelation of Church and secular government. The conspicuous role played by barbarian, particularly German, soldiers in the Late Roman state has always been recognized. It still has not been satisfactorily explained. This is not surprising since the development which compelled the Empire to call on foreigners for its defence is a complex one, related to changes in basic structures and attitudes of Roman society. One of these was the triumph of Christianity which required the abandonment of a civic religion closely integrated with secular government. ; 336 pages; Gift inscription from author: "To Andrew, With best wishes --Wolf" ; Signed by Author 
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147 Liebeschuetz, J. H. W. G. BARBARIANS AND BISHOPS Army, Church, and State in the Age of Arcadius and Chrysostom
Oxford University Press 1990 0198148860 / 9780198148869 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Dustjacket has shelfwear and rubbing. DJ has small tears & chipping to corners and top of spine. Discoloration to DJ spine; Barbarians and Bishops is concerned with two fundamental themes of Late Antiquity: the barbarization of the Roman army, and the interrelation of Church and secular government. The conspicuous role played by barbarian, particularly German, soldiers in the Late Roman state has always been recognized. It still has not been satisfactorily explained. This is not surprising since the development which compelled the Empire to call on foreigners for its defence is a complex one, related to changes in basic structures and attitudes of Roman society. One of these was the triumph of Christianity which required the abandonment of a civic religion closely integrated with secular government. ; 336 pages 
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148 Lietzmann, Hans & Bertram Lee Woolf (translated by) FROM CONSTANTINE TO JULIAN A History of the Early Church Volume III
Lutterworth Press 1950 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light bump to top of spine. Light pencil to a few pages. Minor shelfwear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages 
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149 Limmer, Josef KONZILIEN UND SYNODEN IM SPÄTANTIKEN GALLIEN VON 314 BIS 696 NACH CHRISTI GEBURT [2 VOLUME SET] Teil 1: Chronologische Darstellung; Teil 2: Zusammenschau Wichtiger Themenkreise
Peter Lang 2004 3631533039 / 9783631533031 Softcover Very Good+ 
Paperclip indent to front wrap and first 2 pages of V1. V2 has light edgewear to 1 corner. Else books are fine. ; Complete in 2 volumes. 463pp; 375pp.; 2 Volume Set. Wissenschaft Und Religion Band 10; Vol. 2020-01-02 
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150 Loofs, Friedrich; Kurt Aland (Hrsg.) LEITFADEN ZUM STUDIUM DER DOGMENGESCHICHTE [2 VOLUMES] Teil 1, 2, Alte Kirche, Mittelalter Und Katholizismus Bis Zur Gegenwart Herausgegeben Von Kurt Aland.
Max Niemeyer 1950 Fifth Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
V1: front hinge just starting to crack. Some light pencil marginalia. Corners are edgeworn with chipping along edges of boards. Spine browned. Minor water-staining to upper edge of a few pages. Good condition. Pages browned. V2: corners very lightly edgeworn. Minor browning to boards and spine. Pages browned. (VG-) ; V1: (1950) 264 pp. V2: (1953) xv, 264-573 pp. ; 2 Volume Set; Vol. 2020-01-02; 573 pages 
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