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    The Churches of Syrian Antioch (300-638 CE) (Late Antique History and Religion) (Hardback) By (author) Wendy Mayer, By (author) Pauline Allen

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    DescriptionIn The Churches of Syrian Antioch (300-638 CE) Wendy Mayer and Pauline Allen for the first time draw together all of the existing evidence concerning the Christian worship sites of this influential late-antique city, with significantly new results in a number of cases. In addition to providing a catalogue of the worship sites, in which each entry critiques and summarizes the available data, supplemented by photographs from the excavations, the authors analyze the data from a number of perspectives. These include the political, economic and natural forces that influenced the construction, alteration and reconstruction of churches and martyria, and the political, liturgical and social use and function of these buildings. Among the results is an emerging awareness of the extent of the lacunae and biases in the sources, and of the influence of these on interpretation of the city's churches in the past. What also rises to the fore is the significant role played by the schisms within the Christian community that dominated the city's landscape for much of these centuries.


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    Title
    The Churches of Syrian Antioch (300-638 CE)
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wendy Mayer, By (author) Pauline Allen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 390
    Width: 171 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789042926042
    ISBN 10: 904292604X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HRA
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/MEDIVL
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15420
    BISAC V2.8: REL015000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037010
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 36
    DC23: 726.0956901
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations map, plans
    Publisher
    Peeters Publishers
    Imprint name
    Peeters Publishers
    Publication date
    31 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Leuven