Pagans and Christians

In the Mediterranean World from the Second Century AD to the Conversion of Constantine

Author: Robin Lane Fox

  • Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 06 Jul 2006
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Synopsis

How did Christianity compare and compete with the cults of the pagan gods in the Roman Empire?

This scholarly work from award-winning historian, Robin Lane Fox, places Christians and pagans side by side in the context of civil life and contrasts their religious experiences, visions, cults and oracles. Leading up to the time of the first Christian emperor, Constantine, the book aims to enlarge and confirm the value of contemporary evidence, some of which has only recently been discovered.

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780141022956
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 800
  • Published: 06 Jul 2006
  • Publisher: Penguin
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