Category: New editions

The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

Bart D. Ehrman, The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World, Simon & Schuster, New York 2018.

From the New York Times bestselling authority on early Christianity, the story of how Christianity grew from a religion of twenty or so peasants in rural Galilee to the dominant religion …

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Jesus, the Isaianic Servant: Quotations and Allusions in the Gospel of John

Adam W. Day, Jesus, the Isaianic Servant: Quotations and Allusions in the Gospel of John, Gorgias Press, 2018.

Scholars have long noted the importance of Isaiah in the Gospel of John, though few have focused exclusively on John’s use of Isaiah. The Servant of the Lord from Isaiah has also received …

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Open Access Book: Material Aspects of Letter Writing in the Graeco-Roman World

Sarri, Antonia, Material Aspects of Letter Writing in the Graeco-Roman World c. 500 BC – c. AD 300, De Gruyter, 2017.

Letter writing was widespread in the Graeco-Roman world, as indicated by the large number of surviving letters and their extensive coverage of all social categories. Despite a large amount of work that …

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Open Access Book: Commentary on the Gospels

H.A.G. Houghton, Commentary on the Gospels. English translation and introduction, De Gruyter, 2017.

In 2012, Lukas Dorfbauer identified a manuscript in Cologne Cathedral Library as a copy of the Commentary on the Gospels by Fortunatianus, bishop of Aquileia in the middle of the fourth century. This discovery enabled him to identify further …

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Sanctuaries and Cults of Messene: From the pre-classical to the byzantine period

Petros Themelis, Maria Spathi, Kyriakos Psaroudakis (ed), Sanctuaries and Cults of Messene: From the pre-classical to the byzantine period, Proceedings of the International Archaeological Congress, Society of Messenian Archaeological Studies, Athens 2017.

 

 

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Πολύμνια Αθανασιάδη, “Η άνοδος της μονοδοξίας στην ύστερη αρχαιότητα”

Πολύμνια Αθανασιάδη, Η άνοδος της μονοδοξίας στην ύστερη αρχαιότητα, Βιβλιοπωλείον της Εστίας, Αθήνα 2017.

Στο πλαίσιο μιας ιστορικής αφήγησης για την παγκοσμιοποιημένη κοινωνία της ύστερης ρωμαϊκής αυτοκρατορίας στη Μείζονα Μεσόγειο, η συγγραφέας αναλύει τις αλληλένδετες εξελίξεις οι οποίες συνεπέφεραν την αργή μεταμόρφωση ενός ανθρωποκεντρικού πολιτισμού σε θεοκεντρικό. Το ερμηνευτικό εργαλείο για την ανατομία …

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Augustine in Context

Tarmo Toom, (ed.), Augustine in Context, Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Augustine in Context assesses the various contexts – historical, literary, cultural, spiritual – in which Augustine lived and worked. The essays, written by an international team of scholars especially for this volume, provide the background against which Augustine’s treatises should be …

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Open access book: Coming of Age in Byzantium: Adolescence and Society

Despoina Ariantzi (ed.), Coming of Age in Byzantium : Adolescence and Society, De Gruyter, Berlin, 2017.

The various phases of life and their manifestations in theory and social reality constitute a well-established area of research in the fields of western medieval studies and ancient history. In this respect the Byzantine East …

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The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge

The Greek New Testament is priceless in its value as it is how God has given us his revelation of the gospel and of Jesus Christ. While a few trusted Greek texts are in print, significant advances have been made in Greek translation studies of the New Testament since a standard text was …

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Religious Culture in Late Antique Arabia

Kirill Dmitriev, Isabel Toral-Niehoff (ed.), Religious Culture in Late Antique Arabia: Selected Studies on the Late Antique Religious Mind, Gorgias Press 2017.

This volume explores aspects of religious culture in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula across Late Antiquity – the period of dynamic and historically crucial developments, culminating in the …

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