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Religion in Roman Egypt : assimilation and resistance

Author: David Frankfurter
Publisher: Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Frankfurter
ISBN: 0691070547 9780691070544
OCLC Number: 849000939
Awards: Winner of American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in Historical Studies 1999
Description: xvi, 314 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsAbbreviationsOverture: The Armor of Horus31Scope and Method52Religion and Temples373The Local Scope of Religious Belief974Mutations of the Egyptian Oracle1455Priest to Magician: Evolving Modes of Religious Authority1986The Scriptorium as Crucible of Religious Change2387Idiom, Ideology, and Iconoclasm: A Prolegomenon to the Conversion of Egypt265Select Bibliography285Index307
Responsibility: David Frankfurter.


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Winner of the 1999 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion, Historical Studies category, of the American Academy of Religion "Frankfurter presents a new and convincing analysis of the history Read more...

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