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City and school in late antique Athens and Alexandria

Author: Edward Jay Watts
Publisher: Berkeley ; Los Angeles ; London : University of California Press, impr. 2008.
Series: Transformation of the classical heritage, 41.; Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lively and wide-ranging study of the men and ideas of late antique education, this book explores the intellectual and doctrinal milieux in the two great cities Athens and Alexandria from the second  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Jay Watts
ISBN: 9780520258167 0520258169 0520244214 9780520244214
OCLC Number: 495359077
Description: 1 v. (XII-288 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments 1. Academic Life in the Roman Empire: Libanius to Aristaenetus 2. Athenian Education in the Second through Fourth Centuries 3. Prohaeresius and the Later Fourth Century 4. Athens and Its Philosophical Schools in the Fifth Century 5. The Closing of the Athenian Schools 6. Alexandrian Intellectual Life in the Roman Imperial Period 7. The Shifting Sands of Fourth-Century Alexandrian Cultural Life 8. Alexandrian Schools of the Fifth Century 9. The Coming Revolution Conclusion Bibliography Index
Series Title: Transformation of the classical heritage, 41.; Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Responsibility: Edward J. Watts.

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"What impresses . . . most is Watts' seemingly complete mastering of the rich and variegated literary sources of the history he tells." * Bryn Mawr Classical Review * "An important book . . . Read more...

 
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