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Corinth in Context: Comparative Studies on Religion and Society (Steven J Friesen Dan Schowalter, James Walters (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2010) 9789004181977
Corinth in Context: Comparative Studies on Religion and Society (Steven J Friesen Dan Schowalter, James Walters (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2010) 9789004181977
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Title: Corinth in Context: Comparative Studies on Religion and Society

Author: Friesen, Steven J Dan Schowalter, James Walters (eds)

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2010

Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004181977

Volumes: 1; Pages: xxiv, 518

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In this book, archaeologists, classicists, and specialists in Christian origins examine the social and religious life of ancient Corinth. The interdisciplinary contributions present new materials and findings on the themes of Greek and Roman identities, social stratification, and local religion.Table of ContentsIntroduction: Context, ComparisonSteven J. FriesenImperials: Greek & RomanThe Social and Ethnic Origins of the Colonists in Early Roman CorinthBenjamin MillisAsklepios in Greek and Roman CorinthBronwen WickkiserThe Emperor in a Roman Town: the Base of the Augustales in the Forum at CorinthMargaret LairdGreek Heritage in Roman Corinth and Ephesos: Hybrid Identities and Strategies of Display in the Material Record of Traditional Mediterranean ReligionsChristine ThomasSocial StrataImage and Cult: The Coinage of Roman CorinthMary E. Hoskins WalbankCeres, Kore, and Cultural Complexity: Divine Personality Definitions and Human Worshippers in Roman CorinthJorunn OklandThe Wrong Erastus: Ideology, Archaeology, and ExegesisSteven J. FriesenWhere Have all the Names Gone? The Christian Community in Corinth in the Late Roman and Early Byzantine ErasMichael WalbankAppendix: The Corinthian CensusLocal ReligionSeeking Shelter in Roman Corinth: Archaeology and the Placement of Paul's CommunitiesDaniel Neal SchowalterPaul and the Politics of Meals in Roman CorinthJames WaltersThe Sacred Spring: Landscape and TraditionsGuy SandersReligion and Society at Roman KenchreaiJoseph RifeReligion and Society in the Roman Eastern CorinthiaTimothy E. Gregory
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