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Title Corinth in context : comparative studies on religion and society / edited by Steven J. Friesen, Daniel N. Schowalter, and James C. Walters
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 517 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Supplements to Novum Testamentum, 0167-9732 ; v. 134
Supplements to Novum Testamentum ; v. 134
Contents Context, comparison / Steven J. Friesen -- The social and ethnic origins of the colonists in early Roman Corinth / Benjamin W. Millis -- Asklepios in Greek and Roman Corinth / Bronwen L. Wickkiser -- The emperor in a Roman town : the base of the Augustales in the forum at Corinth / Margaret L. Laird -- Greek heritage in Roman Corinth and Ephesos : hybrid identities and strategies of display in the material record of traditional Mediterranean religions / Christine M. Thomas -- Image and cult : the coinage of Roman Corinth / Mary E. Hoskins Walbank -- Ceres and cultural complexity : divine personality definitions and human worshippers in Roman Corinth / Jorunn ├śkland -- The wrong Erastus : ideology, archaeology, and exegesis / Steven J. Friesen -- Where have all the names gone? The Christian community in Corinth in the late Roman and early Byzantine eras / Michael B. Walbank -- Seeking shelter in Roman Corinth : archaeology and the placement of Paul's communities / Daniel N. Schowalter -- Paul and the politics of meals in Roman Corinth / James C. Walters -- The sacred spring : landscape and traditions / Guy D.R. Sanders -- Religion and society at Roman Kenchreai / Joseph L. Rife -- Religion and society in the Roman Eastern Corinthia / Timothy E. Gregory
Summary This volume is the product of an interdisciplinary conference held at the University of Texas at Austin. Specialists in the study of inscriptions, architecture, sculpture, coins, tombs, pottery, and texts collaborate to produce new portraits of religion and society in the ancient city of Corinth. The studies focus on groups like the early Roman colonists, the Augustales (priests of Augustus), or the Pauline house churches; on specific cults such as those of Asklepios, Demeter, or the Sacred Spring; on media (e.g., coins, or burial inscriptions); or on the monuments and populations of nearby Ke
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Christian antiquities -- Greece -- Corinth -- Congresses.
Christian sociology -- Greece -- Corinth -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 -- Congresses
Religion and sociology -- Greece -- Corinth -- History -- Congresses.
Corinth (Greece) -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Corinth (Greece) -- Church history -- Congresses.
Corinth (Greece) -- Religion -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Church history.
Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Friesen, Steven J.
Schowalter, Daniel N., 1957-
Walters, James C. (James Christopher)
LC no. 2009053423
ISBN 1283038978
9004190619 (electronic bk.)
9781283038973
9789004190610 (electronic bk.)