Category: Quotes

Christianity and “Romanitas” in Late Antique Visigoth Kingdoms

Joshua Anthony

Classics and Theology, University of Notre Dame, 2020

Ennodius’ biography of Saint Epiphanius illustrates very well some of the cultural elements accompanying the political transformation of Western Europe from Roman provinces to Germanic kingdoms, most notably the manner in which the legacy of a distinctly Christian Rome …

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“Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord.” Oil Massages and early Christian ascetics and monks

Dr Despina Iosif

In Achilleas Tatius’ Leucippe and Kleitophon 4.9-17, written in the third quarter of the second century AD, a story that allows us a wonderful glimpse of how illness could be approached in the Graeco-Roman world is preserved. The beautiful protagonist Leucippe faces at some point something we would …

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“No one has disgraced my virgin body.”[1] Virginity tests and early Christian ascetics and monks

Dr Despina Iosif

‘If there is a virginity test, I will take it’, the protagonist Leukippe in the Achilleas Tatius’ novel Leucippe and Clitophon, written in the third quarter of the second century, declared to her mother who refused since she wished to avoid all the gossip and attention this would …

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Επιτύμβιο μικρού γουρουνιού που σκοτώθηκε τη ρωμαϊκή εποχή σε τροχαίο στην Εγνατία

Κωνσταντίνος Λαγός

Ιστορικός – Συγγραφέας

“ΧΟΙΡΟC O ΠACI ΦΙΛΟC TETΡΑΠΟΥC ΝΕΟC ΕΝΘΑΔΕ ΚΕΙΜΑΙ…..”

ΕΠΙΤΥΜΒΙΟ ΜΙΚΡΟΥ ΓΟΥΡΟΥΝΙΟΥ ΠΟΥ ΣΚΟΤΩΘΗΚΕ ΤΗ ΡΩΜΑΪΚΗ ΕΠΟΧΗ ΣΕ ΤΡΟΧΑΙΟ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΓΝΑΤΙΑ!

Τον 2ο ή 3ο αιώνα μ.Χ. στην Έδεσσα της Ημαθίας φιλοτεχνήθηκε μια επιτύμβια στήλη που απεικόνιζε μία …

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Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research

A.T. Robertson, Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1919

 

Digitized by Ted Hildebrandt at Gordon College, Wenham, MA, March 2006

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A Christian Revision: The Bible as an Anthology

Colby D. Kirkpatrick

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School of Media & Journalism | Advertising

colbydk@live.unc.edu | 252.904.1477

Despite popular opinion, the Christian bible is not a linear narrative, a comprehensive religious foundation, or an explicit framework for spiritual practice. …

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Righteous Violence

  Helene Tiley

Biology Major,

Oberlin College

Violence in religions and holy books has always been a point of contention.  The majority of believers often see their religion as advocating for peace and denouncing brutality, while outsiders frequently focus on the violence in the other …

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Early Christians in the Roman Empire of the 3rd Century CE: Faith or Family?

Mileidy Gonzalez University of Pennsylvania Classics and Biology   The Passion of the Holy Martyrs Perpetua and Felicity constitutes one of the earliest Christian texts and an example of the personal account of a female martyr. Dating from the beginnings of the 3rd century CE (ca. 203 AD), this text narrates the martyrdom stories of …

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Η θαυμαστή εξέταση του Μάρκου Αυρήλιου από τον Γαληνό

Εισαγωγικό σημείωμα – μετάφραση:

Στέφανος Παρασκευαΐδης

Στο χωρίο που ακολουθεί ο Γαληνός περιγράφει μία μεγάλη προσωπική του επιτυχία, όπως την έβλεπε ο ίδιος, τη θεραπεία του Μάρκου Αυρήλιου από μία ασθένεια που φαίνεται ότι είχε προβληματίσει τους γιατρούς του. Το περιστατικό έλαβε χώρα στο παλάτι του αυτοκράτορα στη Ρώμη …

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