Roman Edessa: Politics and Culture on the Eastern Fringes of the Roman Empire, 114 - 242 C.E.

Roman Edessa: Politics and Culture on the Eastern Fringes of the Roman Empire, 114 - 242 C.E.

Paperback

By (author) Steven K. Ross

$51.68

Free delivery worldwide
Available
Dispatched in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?

  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 213mm x 15mm | 272g
  • Publication date: 21 February 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415620090
  • ISBN 13: 9780415620093
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 1 black & white tables
  • Sales rank: 1,015,575

Product description

Roman Edessa offers a comprehensive and erudite analysis of the ancient city of Edessa (modern day Urfa, Turkey), which constituted a remarkable amalgam of the East and the West. Among the areas explored are: the cultural life and antecedents of Edessa Edessene religion the extent of the Hellenization at Edessa before the advent of Christianity the myth of an exchange of letters between a King Abgar and Jesus.

Other books in this category

Showing items 1 to 11 of 11