Families and friends in late Roman Cappadocia (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Families and friends in late Roman Cappadocia

Author: Raymond Van Dam
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Van Dam's exploration ... makes for fascinating reading and should provoke fruitful debate."-Choice

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Van Dam
ISBN: 9780812237122 0812237129
OCLC Number: 912277353
Description: 256 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceIntroductionFATHERS AND SONS1. Adopting a Father: Basil and Basil the Elder2. "Sigh Like a Lover, Obey Like a Son": Gregory of Nazianzus and Gregory the Elder3. Forgotten Brothers4. "The Father Was Always the Father"MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS5. "Hollow Out a Stone": Nonna and Gorgonia6. Her Mother's Cloak: Emmelia and Macrina7. Was God the Father Married? Virginity and Social ExtinctionFRIENDSHIP8. "Your Soul in Your Letter": The Emotional Life of Letters9. Best of Friends: The Friends of Basil and Gregory of Nazianzus10. Worst of Friends: The Friendship of Basil and Gregory of NazianzusEpilogue: A Fourth Cappadocian FatherAbbreviationsNotesEditions and Translations1. The Cappadocian Fathers2. Ancient Authors and TextsBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Raymond Van Dam.

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"Van Dam discusses 'Church Fathers' Gregory Nazianzus and his colleagues, the brothers Basil of Caesarea and Gregory of Nyssa in this, one of his several Cappadocian monographs... Van Dam's Read more...

 
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