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Early Christian hagiography and Roman history

Timothy David Barnes

Early Christian hagiography and Roman history

by Timothy David Barnes

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Published by Mohr Siebeck in Tübingen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hagiografie,
  • Vroege christendom,
  • Church history,
  • Christian hagiography,
  • Martelaarschap,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTimothy D. Barnes
    SeriesTria corda -- 5, Tria corda -- 5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4662 .B357 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 437 p. ;
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25130970M
    ISBN 103161502264
    ISBN 109783161502262
    LC Control Number2010451779
    OCLC/WorldCa607971347

    Review: BARNES, EARLY CHRISTIAN HAGIOGRAPHY AND\ud ROMAN HISTORY (Tria Corda 5). Tübingen: Mohr\ud Siebeck, Pp. xx + isbn Peter Sarris is Senior Lecturer in Late Roman, Early Medieval and Byzantine History at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity College. Matthew dal Santo is Junior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge. Phil Booth is Junior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Oxford.

      This short book takes readers from the creation of medieval hagiography, through the ways in which it circulated, to a wide-ranging assessment of different modern methodologies used to interrogate hagiographies, from early twentieth-century source criticism, to the insights gained from gender studies, postmodernism and digital : James T. Palmer. A New History of Early Christianity shows how our current debates are rooted in the many controversies surrounding the birth of the religion and the earliest attempts to resolve them. Charles Freeman’s meticulous historical account of Christianity from its birth in Judaea in the first century A.D. to the emergence of Western and Eastern.

    A large body of literature survives from the early Christian period, devoted first to accounts of martyrdom suffered on behalf of the emerging religion and then to lives of exemplary Christian witness. They appeared in every language of the early Christian period, establishing literary traditions that flourished throughout the medieval and Byzantine periods, and even today. Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History by Timothy D. Barnes at Timothy D. Barnes combines the techniques of critical hagiography and modern historical research to reach important and original results for the history of Christianity in the Roman Empire. - ISBN - ISBN - Paperback - Mohr Siebeck -


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Timothy D. Barnes combines the techniques of critical hagiography and modern historical research to reach important and original results for the history of Christianity in the Roman Empire. He first proves that the Apostle Paul was burned alive, not crucified as legend asserts, and that he was probably executed in Spain.4/5.

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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — $ $ PaperbackCited by: Timothy D. Barnes combines the techniques of critical hagiography and modern historical research to reach important and original results for the history of Christianity in the Roman Empire.

He first proves that the Apostle Paul was burned alive, not crucified as legend asserts, and that he was probably executed in Spain. Next, he shows that the Christian church achieved full legal recognition. Get this from a library. Early Christian hagiography and Roman history. [Timothy David Barnes] -- Timothy D.

Barnes combines the techniques of critical hagiography and modern historical research to reach important and original results for the history of Christianity in the Roman Empire. Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History by Timothy D. Barnes,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Timothy D.

Barnes. Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History. T his book—highly readable and, because of its small page size, not as long as its page extent suggests—embodies the diverse fruits of a very long period of historical research.

It ranges in coverage from the crucifixion of Jesus, discussed on p. 1, to hagiographical texts of the sixth Author: Graham Gould. Barnes has written an indispensable, critical companion to early Christian martyrological and hagiographical literature."Marc Glen Bilby in Religious Studies Review 37/3 (), pp.

"[This] book is thus not only a valuable discussion of the issues, but a crucial resource for all students of hagiography."Michael Stuart Williams in. Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History – proceeding from lectures at the University of Jena in – is more than a linear argument that authentic martyr texts preceded fictitious Author: John W.

Marshall. In this book Barnes wants to demonstrate how ‘critical hagiography’ (in the Bollandist tradition) combined with modern historical approaches (e.g., prosopography) can reach important results for the history of Christianity in the Roman Empire.

Social Environment and Change in Northern Italy, AD –, Oxford Early Christian Studies (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ). Hunter, D. ‘ Resistance to the Virginal Ideal in Late Fourth-Century Rome: The Case of Jovinian ’, Theological Studies 48 ().

Timothy D. Barnes combines the techniques of critical hagiography and modern historical research to reach important and original results for the history of Christianity in the Roman Pages:   Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History – proceeding from lectures at the University of Jena in – is more than a linear argument that authentic martyr texts preceded fictitious hagiography.

To the reader’s profit and delight, Barnes’s attention and focus vary from the large-scale overview of five centuries down to specific. Timothy David Barnes is Professor Emeritus of the University of Toronto. He is the author of Constantine and Eusebius (), The New Empire of Diocletian and Constantine (), Athanasius and Constantius: Theology and Politics in the Constantinian Empire (), Ammianus Marcellinus and the Representation of Historical Reality (), and Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History.

Apostles and martyrs: hagiography and the cult of the saints --Documents from the period of persecution (to ) --The 'Great Persecution' () --The beginnings of fictitious hagiography --Saint Martin of Tours: history and invention --History and fiction in the fifth and sixth centuries --Early Christian hagiography and modern historical.

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Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History; Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History. Bibliographical reference type: Book. Author(s) / Editor(s): Barnes, Timothy D. Title of work: Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History.

Place of publication: Tübingen. Publisher: Mohr Siebeck. Since its publication inThe Early Christian World has come to be regarded by scholars, students and the general reader as one of the most informative and accessible works in English on the origins, development, character and major figures of early Christianity.

In this new edition, the strengths of the first edition are retained. These include the book’s attractive architecture that. Christian Development. Hagiography constituted an important literary genre in the early Christian church, providing some informational history along with the more inspirational stories and legends.A hagiographic account of an individual saint can consist of a biography (vita), a description of the saint's deeds or miracles, an account of the saint's martyrdom (passio), or be a combination of.

I: Apostolic Era Saints. Methodius Of Olympus: Oration Concerning Simeon and Anna On The Day That They Met in The Temple, translated in St. Pachomius Library Martyrdom of Stephen, in The Acts of the Apostles The Deacon Stephen was the first Christian martyr. The short account of his death, with Saul of Tarsus watching is the lone martyrdom recorded in the New Testament.

Williams, Michael Stuart () T. Barnes, Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, ). Book Review [IR Link] [Details]. Hagiographic writing is not intended to be history. It is of a religious character and aims at edification. Inspired by devotion to the saints, it is intended to promote that devotion.

As early as the fourth century, Christian writers augmented Josephus' histories with hagiographic and legendary material. Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, Volume: E-Book ISBN: Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online.

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Citation Information. Christian Martyrdom in Late Antiquity ( AD.