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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 42153–184 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.2.153
Published: 01 June 2020
... scelerum ab spiritu inmundo correpti, infestis dentibus propriis se morsibus lacerant.” 52. Decem libri 2.1. 53. Decem libri 2.1, “septem postea feliciter vivens annos.” 37. The church of St. Martin at Tours as a haven providing sanctuary against the authority of Frankish kings...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 42203–227 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.2.203
Published: 01 June 2020
..., and P. Allen, Contributions in Women's Studies, Number 125 (New York: Greenwood Press, 1992), 66. 21. E. A. Clark, “The Lady Vanishes: Dilemmas of a Feminist Historian after the ‘Linguistic Turn’”, Church History 67 no. 1 (1998): 14–30, http://www.jstor.org/stable/3170769 (accessed 21 Oct...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 4144–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.44
Published: 01 March 2020
... their subjects in order to arrive at conclusions. In contrast, we are trying to discern such capacities across the gulf in time which separates us from the ancient world. The textual sources are overwhelmingly urban in nature, and reflect the viewpoint of the church and aristocratic elite, but...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 4176–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.76
Published: 01 March 2020
... Press, 1979), esp. 1–54; John Scheid, Les dieux, l’état et l'individu: Réflexions sur la religion civique à Rome (Paris: Seuil, 2013), 35–41, 81–93. 2. On these features of ancient historiography, see Arnaldo Momigliano, “Popular Religious Belief and the Late Roman Historians,” Studies in Church...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 414–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.4
Published: 01 March 2020
... destroyed the new camp of the equites and built churches and mausoleums on the sites of the cemeteries of both army units. 58 Undoubtedly, he did so to destroy the core of his predecessor's power base in Rome once and for all. Since the temple of Venus and Roma was an important symbol for the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34644–648 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.644
Published: 01 December 2019
... conversation with the indelible precedent set by the ninth-century Carolingian “ Utrecht Psalter ,” which had arrived at Christ Church by the early eleventh century (cats. 137, 138, 139; click links for images). As in the witty gate to the show, attention to the viewer's position in the galleries...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34475–507 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.475
Published: 01 December 2019
... essays on pertinent topics in both Hebrew Bible and New Testament. 14 Amos Yong's The Bible, Disability, and the Church: A New Vision of the People of God is especially useful for seminarians for its attempt to integrate biblical disability studies and contemporary biblical theology and church...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33369–412 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.369
Published: 01 September 2019
.../permissions . 2019 Exile Imperial Women Networks Heresy Church historians NOTES I would like to thank the Arts and Humanities Research Council UK for funding the research underlying this article. It was largely written while I was holding an Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation fellowship at...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33331–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.331
Published: 01 September 2019
... literature, with attention to the role of imperial women within them. Using the case of imperial female patrons of opponents to the councils of Nicaea and Chalcedon as a case study, her contribution shows that gendering the personal connections of exiled clerics served late antique church historians to...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33413–435 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.413
Published: 01 September 2019
... church historians” manipulate the past to their own ends, and Hillner's n. 46 on the use of the term “synoptic.” 3. Lewis Ayers reconstructs the series of councils, key bishops, and cities that made a significant effort to undermine the creeds established at Nicaea. See Lewis Ayers, Nicaea And Its...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33337–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.337
Published: 01 September 2019
..., ed., Hilaire de Poitiers: Contre Constance , Journal of Theological Studies (n.s.) 39 (1988): 609–11 at 610; Flower, Imperial Invectives , 29–30, all supporting this date. In contrast, L. R. Wickham, Hilary of Poitiers: Conflicts of Conscience and Law in the Fourth-Century Church , Translated...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 32212–250 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.2.212
Published: 01 June 2019
... the issue of early Christian catacomb organization, early Christian social history, and managerial developments within the early church. The article concludes by highlighting how economic feasibility was a major factor that allowed the early Christian catacombs to develop into huge communal cemeteries...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 32192–211 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.2.192
Published: 01 June 2019
... István Perczel, The Nomocanon of Abdisho of Nisibis: a Facsimile Edition of MS 64 from the Collection of the Church of the East in Trissur [Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2009]). For a discussion of this and the subsequent sources, see Wilfriend Hartman and Kenneth Pennington, eds., The History of...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 32128–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.2.128
Published: 01 June 2019
... römischen Welt (1979), 2.19.1: 414–447. 6. The classic account of the early Christian transition from worship on the Sabbath to the First Day of the week, or Lord's Day, is Willy Rordorf's Sunday: The History of the Day of Rest and Worship in the Earliest Centuries of the Christian Church , trans. A...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 3117–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.1.17
Published: 01 March 2019
... Miller, “The Syriac Acts of the Second Council of Ephesus (449),” in Chalcedon in Context: Church Councils 400–700 , ed. Richard Price and Mary Whitby (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2009), 45–69, and Richard Price, “The Council of Chalcedon (451): A Narrative,” in Whitby and Price, Chalcedon...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 3177–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.1.77
Published: 01 March 2019
... exploration. 70. David Frankfurter, “Hagiography and the Reconstruction of Local Religion in Late Antique Egypt: Memories, Inventions, and Landscapes,” Church History and Religious Culture , Vol. 86, No. 1/4 (2006): 13–37, at 27. 71. Such dispraise was not, of course, the only possible way to react...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24542–566 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.542
Published: 01 December 2018
... gone to the building of a theatre or an aqueduct,” he wrote, “now went to the building of churches and monasteries.” 72 Theodoret might have disagreed. As bishop, he acted in the tradition of civic patronage, as a public rhetorician, a politician, and a sponsor of urban building projects. 73...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24437–439 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.437
Published: 01 December 2018
... positions in the church. In short, the points of contact between the source and target domains were assumed to be rather general and symbolic. Further, older scholarship has assumed that the medical language found in religious sources was not evidence of Christian medical practice, but rather should be read...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24440–463 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.440
Published: 01 December 2018
.... The concept of amputating heretics (an infected or gangrenous limb) follows naturally from the concept of the Church as body and sin/heresy as a suppurating wound. 23. Yitzhaq Feder, “Contamination Appraisals, Pollution Beliefs, and the Role of Cultural Inheritance in Shaping Disease Avoidance...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 23263–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.3.263
Published: 01 September 2018
... the Fathers explained how these assumptions—including their orientalism—formed through the ambitious and intentional efforts of prominent US and European academics to build the nation, develop the university, and combat Catholicism. 1 Paradoxically, church historians such as Adolf von Harnack and...