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Church in the Roman Empire

ISBN-10: 0226069397

ISBN-13: 9780226069395

Edition: 1986 (Reprint)

Authors: John W. Boyer, Julius Kirshner, Karl F. Morrison

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The University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization (nine volumes) makes available to students and teachers a unique selection of primary documents, many in new translations. These readings, prepared for the highly praised Western civilization sequence at the University of Chicago, were chosen by an outstanding group of scholars whose experience teaching that course spans almost four decades. Each volume includes rarely anthologized selections as well as standard, more familiar texts; a bibliography of recommended parallel readings; and introductions providing background for the selections. Beginning with Periclean Athens and concluding with twentieth-century Europe, these source materials enable teachers and students to explore a variety of critical approaches to important events and themes in Western history. Individual volumes provide essential background reading for courses covering specific eras and periods. The complete nine-volume series is ideal for general courses in history and Western civilization sequences.
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List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 3/15/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Karl F. Morrison is Gotthold Lessing Professor of History and Poetics at Rutgers University.

Series Editor Foreword
General Introduction and Select Bibliography
The Call to Conversion in a Hostile Environment
Justin Martyr,First Apology
Tatian,Address to the Greeks
Letter to Diognetus From Persecuted to Persecutor
The Martyrdom of Saint Perpetua
Eusebius of Caesarea,The Ecclesiastical History 6
Athanasius,History of the Arians
Sozomen,Ecclesiastical History
Codex Theodosianus,16.1.1
Augustine,Letter 185: On the Correction of the Donatists
Relations between Church Government and Imperial Administration
Eusebius of Caesarea,Life of Constantine the Great
AmbroseLetter 51: To Theodosius
Codex Theodosianus,16.2.41
Jerome,Letter 1: To Innocent
Augustine,The City of God
Pope Gelasius I,Letter to the Emperor Anastasius Christianity and Paganism
Augustine,The City of God
Codex Theodosianus,16.7.1.5
Jerome,Against Vigilantius
Athanasius,Discourse 3 against the Arians
John Chrysostom,Homilies Concerning the Statues
Sozomen,Ecclesiastical History
Codex Theodosianus,15.4.1
AmbroseLetters 17 and 18
Augustine,Letter 29
Gregory I,Dialogues
Justinian,Codex,1.2.9.10
Asceticism
Athanasius,Life of Saint Anthony
Augustine,Confessions
Tertullian,On the Apparel of Women Church Order
Didaskalia Apostolorum
Codex Theodosianus,16.2.27
Augustine,Confessions
John Chrysostom,Letter to Olympias
Aetheria,The Pilgrimage of Etheria
Eusebius of Caesarea,The Ecclesiastical History
Irenaeus of Lyon,Against Heresies
Cyprian of Carthage,Letter 68 (64): To Florentius Pupianus, On Calumniators
Pope Leo I,Sermon 3: On the Anniversary of His Elevation to the Pontificate
Index of Names