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Author Haas, Christopher.

Title Alexandria in late antiquity : topography and social conflict / Christopher Haas
Published Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 494 pages) : illustrations, maps, photographs
Series Ancient society and history
Ancient society and history.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; One: Introduction; Two: The Urban Setting; ""The Most Glorious City of the Alexandrians""; Civitas Opulema; Three: The Social World; The Social Hierarchy; Civic Institutions: Windows on Alexandrian Society; Administration and Coercion; Topography and Society: The Via Canopica; Four: The Jewish Community; Tracing an Elusive Presence; Philo's World; The Great Divide: The Jewish Revolt of 115-117; A Tenuous Recovery; The Fourth-Century Community; The Contours of Jewish-Christian Conflict; Five: The Pagan Community; Problems of Definition
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The Desert and the City: Monastic Opposition to Episcopal AuthorityThe Contours of Schism: The Arians of Alexandna; Nine: Intercommunal Conflict during Late Antiquity; The Alexandrian Riots of 356 and George of Cappadocia; Cyril and His Opponents, 412-415; Ecclesiastical Stasis and the Marginalization of the Pagans in the 480s; Ten: Conclusions; Eleven: Epilogue: From Roman Alexandria to Islamic al-lskandartyyah; Appendix: Chronological Table of Emperors, Prefects, and Patriarchs: Fourth and Fifth Centuries; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P
Urban Topography and Late Antique PaganismThe Sociology of Paganism in Late Antique Alexandna; The Downfall of Serapis; The Pagans of Fifth-Century Alexandria; Six: The Christian Community: The Interior Landscape and the Civic Landscape; Obstacles to Understanding; Modes of Conversion; The Christians of House D; The Christianization of Public Space; Seven: The Inner Life of the Christian Community: Clergy and People; The ""Seven Eyes of God""; Laos Theou; Eight: Community and Factionalism in the Christian Community; ""Radiant and Inexpressible Power""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-481) and index
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Subject Alexandria (Egypt) -- Civilization.
Alexandria (Egypt) -- Ethnic relations.
Alexandria (Egypt) -- Religion.
Alexandria (Egypt) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 080187033X (electronic bk.)
9780801870330 (electronic bk.)