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Corinth in Contrast: Studies in Inequality (Steven J Friesen Sarah A. James, Daniel N. Schowalter (eds)) Paperback Book, (Brill, 2013) 9789004261860
Corinth in Contrast: Studies in Inequality (Steven J Friesen Sarah A. James, Daniel N. Schowalter (eds)) Paperback Book, (Brill, 2013) 9789004261860
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Title: Corinth in Contrast: Studies in Inequality

Author: Friesen, Steven J Sarah A. James, Daniel N. Schowalter (eds)

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2013

Paperback; ISBN: 9789004261860

Volumes: 1; Pages: 300

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In Corinth in Contrast, archaeologists, historians, art historians, classicists, and New Testament scholars examine the stratified nature of socio-economic, political, and religious interactions in the city from the Hellenistic period to Late Antiquity. The volume challenges standard social histories of Corinth by focusing on the unequal distribution of material, cultural, and spiritual resources. Specialists investigate specific aspects of cultural and material stratification such as commerce, slavery, religion, marriage and family, gender, and art, analyzing both the ruling elite of Corinth and the non-elite Corinthians who made up the majority of the population. This approach provides insight into the complex networks that characterized every ancient urban center and sets an agenda for future studies of Corinth and other cities rule by Rome. Table of Contents1. Steven J. Friesen, Sarah A. James, and Daniel N. Schowalter, Inequality in Corinth (you say that like it's a bad thing)Elites and Non-elites2. Sarah A. James, The Last of the Corinthians? Society and Settlement from 146 to 44 BCE3. Benjamin W. Millis, The Local Magistrates and Elite of Roman Corinth4. Laura S. Nasrallah, "You Were Bought with a Price": Freedpersons and Things in 1 Corinthians5. Sarah Lepinksi, Painting Practices in Roman Corinth: Greek or Roman?Socio-economic Inequality in Corinth6. Guy D. R. Sanders, Landlords and Tenants: Sharecroppers and Subsistence Farming in Corinthian Historical Context7. David K. Pettegrew, The Diolkos and the Emporion: How a Land Bridge Framed the Commercial Economy of Roman Corinth8. William Caraher, The Ambivalent Landscape of Christian Corinth: The Archaeology of Place, Theology, and Politics in a Late Antique City9. Daniel N. Schowalter, Regilla Standing By: Reconstructed Statuary and Re-inscribed Bases in Fourth-Century Corinth.Inequalities in Gender & Religion in Roman Corinth10. Ronald S. Stroud, Religion and Magic in Roman Corinth11. Steven J. Friesen, Junia Theodora of Corinth: Gendered Inequalities in the Early Empire12. Caroline Johnson Hodges, "Mixed Marriage" in Early Christianity: Trajectories from Corinth
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