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Religion in Roman Egypt : assimilation and resistance

Author: David Frankfurter
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1998.
Series: Mythos (Princeton, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This exploration of cultural resilience examines the complex fate of classical Egyptian religion during the centuries from the period when Christianity first made its appearance in Egypt to when it became the region's dominant religion (roughly 100 to 600 C.E.). Taking into account the full range of witnesses to continuing native piety - from papyri and saints' lives to archaeology and terra-cotta figurines - and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Frankfurter
ISBN: 0691026858 9780691026855 0691070547 9780691070544
OCLC Number: 37975590
Awards: Winner of American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in Historical Studies 1999
Description: xvi, 314 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Overture: The Armor of Horus --
Religion and Temples --
The Local Scope of Religious Belief --
Mutations of the Egyptian Oracle --
Priest to Magician: Evolving Modes of Religious Authority --
The Scriptorium as Crucible of Religious Change --
Idiom, Ideology, and Iconoclasm: A Prolegomenon to the Conversion of Egypt.
Series Title: Mythos (Princeton, N.J.)
Responsibility: David Frankfurter.
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