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The last pagans of Rome

Author: Alan Cameron
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, imp. 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A magisterial reevaluation of long-held assumptions about pagan and Christian culture in the late antique West.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Cameron
ISBN: 9780199747276 019974727X 9780199959709 0199959706
OCLC Number: 1026110247
Notes: Índice.
Description: x, 878 p. : il. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Pagans and polytheists --
From Constantius to Theodosius --
The Frigidus --
Priests and initiates --
Pagan converts --
Pagan writers --
Macrobius and the "pagan" culture of his age --
The poem against the pagans --
Other Christian verse invectives --
The real circle of Symmachus --
The "pagan" literary revival --
Correctors and critics I --
Correctors and critics II --
The Livian revival --
Greek texts and Latin translation --
Pagan scholarship : Vergil and his commentators --
The Annales of Nicomachus Flavianus I --
The Annales of Nicomachus Flavianus II --
Classical revivals and "pagan" art --
The Historia Augusta --
Appendix, The Poem against the pagans.
Responsibility: Alan Cameron.

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The Last Pagans of Rome is a book of a generation. A model of erudition and integrity of argument, it is also a book that will be with us for many generations to come. * Peter Brown, New York Review Read more...

 
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