Cyprian and Roman Carthage
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BeschreibungThis book explores Cyprian in his intellectual and political context of mid-third-century AD Carthage.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; 1. Cyprian's life and controversies; 2. Cyprian's background in Roman Carthage; 3. Historiography in the age of Decius; 4. Decius' religious policy and political rhetoric; 5. The Decian persecution; 6. The church of the martyrs; 7. Stephen's challenge to the sacramentum unitatis; 8. A final postscript: Cyprian's legacy.
PortraitAllen Brent is an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He has published many books on the history of Christianity, most recently A Political History of Early Christianity (2009).
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2010