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City and school in late antique Athens and Alexandria

Author: Edward Jay Watts
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Series: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.; Transformation of the classical heritage, 41.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This lively and wide-ranging study of the men and ideas of late antique education explores the intellectual and doctrinal milieux in the two great cities Athens and Alexandria from the 2nd to the 6th century to shed new light on the interaction between the pagan cultural legacy and Christianity.
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History
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Watts, Edward Jay, 1975-
City and school in late antique Athens and Alexandria.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005005830
(OCoLC)58546782
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Jay Watts
OCLC Number: 733997293
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages).
Contents: Academic life in the Roman Empire --
Athenian education in the second through fourth centuries --
Prohaeresius and the later fourth century --
Athens and its philosophical schools in the fifth century --
The closing of the Athenian schools --
Alexandrian intellectual life in the Roman imperial period --
The shifting sands of fourth-century Alexandrian cultural life --
Alexandrian schools of the fifth century --
The coming revolution.
Series Title: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.; Transformation of the classical heritage, 41.
Responsibility: Edward J. Watts.

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This lively and wide-ranging study of the men and ideas of late antique education explores the intellectual and doctrinal milieux in the two great cities Athens and Alexandria from the 2nd to the 6th century to shed new light on the interaction between the pagan cultural legacy and Christianity.

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