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Studies in Late Antiquity (2023) 7 (1): 137–154.
Published: 01 February 2023
... Manichaeism Late Antiquity Buddhism Zoroaster early Christianity transmission global This article examines what this new testimonium tells us about how Mani and his early followers might have imagined their relationship to other religious traditions. It will be shown that, while Mani might...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2022) 6 (4): 627–650.
Published: 01 November 2022
... narratives can result in speedy and unanimous acceptance by scholars of interpretations deserving of skepticism. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 Late Antiquity Himyar synagogue epigraphy The widely accepted story goes something like this. The Jews of the port...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2022) 6 (2): 217–247.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Matthew J. Chalmers This article treats the intersection of a “peripheral people”—specifically Samaritan Israelites—with scholarly narratives of disaster concerning Late Antiquity. A disaster is not so much a one-off event as an ongoing series of collective experiences, patterned and repatterned...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2022) 6 (1): 143–147.
Published: 01 February 2022
... be claimed remained: bishops, presbyters, and deacons. For the historian of Late Antiquity, this could cause mixed feelings. On the one hand, when we try to write the history of the church in any period, the clergy, and particularly the higher clergy, are usually the main protagonists. This is evident...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2021) 5 (4): 580–617.
Published: 01 November 2021
...David J. DeVore Eusebius’s Ecclesiastical History , a seminal late-antique historical narrative, features three periodizations of the church’s past. First, a soteriological periodization divides God’s relationship with humanity at Christ’s Incarnation, an event that Eusebius marks in Book 1...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2021) 5 (3): 361–402.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of Christians, caught between the Sasanian and Roman Empires, that account for their experience under Sasanian rule. Syriac Christians Sasanian Empire Late Antiquity Violence Persecution Jews Frontiers The history of ancient Christianity is often framed as a progression from imperial victims...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (4): 475–507.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jared Secord; Jessica Wright In this article, the authors propose that late antique medicine is a rich and versatile subject to teach in undergraduate courses, despite a seeming lack of sources and teaching resources. Following an introduction, authors Crislip, Langford, Llewellyn Ihssen, and Marx...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (2): 212–250.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and how this development, in turn, affected early Christian identity formation. catacombs early Christianity socio-economic history Late Antiquity Judaism identity formation burial practices The catacombs of Rome are perhaps the single most remarkable ancient funerary monument to survive...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2019) 3 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... By developing an understanding of its hermeneutical function for the rabbis, this article helps to elucidate the value of suffering for rabbinic literature as a subset of late antique religious discourse. © 2019 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (3): 266–293.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Blossom Stefaniw The 20 th century saw intense change in theories of knowledge. How can we integrate such developments with our approach to knowledge (as represented in texts) in Late Antiquity? What happens if we apply the notion of knowledge as a product of specific acts and institutions...
Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (3): 342–384.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Norman Underwood This article explores the socio-economic aspects of medical care in Late Antiquity with a particular emphasis on how payments and medical costs shaped perceptions of physicians as fee-charging individuals. As it illustrates, criticisms of physicians for greed, hucksterism...