The last pagans of Rome

Pagans and polytheists -- From Constantius to Theodosius -- The Frigidus -- Priests and initiates -- Pagan converts -- Pagan writers -- Macrobius and the "pagan" culture of his age -- The poem against the pagans -- Other Christian verse invectives -- The real circle of Symmachus -- The &qu...

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Main Author: Cameron, Alan 1938-2017
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford University Press 2011
In:Year: 2011
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Roman Empire / Paganism / Christianity / History 30-600
Further subjects:B Paganism Relations Christianity
B Rome History Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D
B Christianity and other religions Paganism History Early church, ca. 30-600
B Christianity and other religions Novel
B Church History Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
B Emperors (Rome)
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Summary:Pagans and polytheists -- From Constantius to Theodosius -- The Frigidus -- Priests and initiates -- Pagan converts -- Pagan writers -- Macrobius and the "pagan" culture of his age -- The poem against the pagans -- Other Christian verse invectives -- The real circle of Symmachus -- The "pagan" literary revival -- Correctors and critics I -- Correctors and critics II -- The Livian revival -- Greek texts and Latin translation -- Pagan scholarship : Vergil and his commentators -- The Annales of Nicomachus Flavianus I -- The Annales of Nicomachus Flavianus II -- Classical revivals and "pagan" art -- The Historia Augusta -- Appendix, The Poem against the pagans
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 809 - 854) and index
ISBN:019974727X