Pagans and Christians: In the Mediterranean World from the Second Century AD to the Conversion of Constantine

Valutazione media 3,87
( su 298 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780141022956: Pagans and Christians: In the Mediterranean World from the Second Century AD to the Conversion of Constantine

From the second century AD to the conversion of the first Christian emperor, Constantine, Robin Lane Fox's Pagans and Christians in the Mediterranean World gives a fascinating new perspective on an extraordinary era.

The transition from pagan to Christian in the ancient Mediterranean world was a process whose effects we still live with today. How did this monumental conversion come about? How did Christianity compare and compete with 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 civic 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.

'This brilliant book is a wholly unexpected and central contribution to its subject. What is more it is readable and rereadable, even gripping'
  Peter Levi, Spectator

'Important and learned'
  Financial Times

'A massive and humane study...On my shelf it will rest with pride between Edward Gibbon and Peter Brown'
  Telegraph

'On the one hand a magisterial analysis and reconstruction of an apparently remote and alien society, on the other a detailed study of the single most significant process in our history'
  The Times

Robin Lane Fox (b. 1946) is a Fellow of New College, Oxford, and a University Reader in Ancient History. His other books include The Classical World, Alexander the Great, Pagans and Christians and The Unauthorized Version. He was historical advisor to Oliver Stone on the making of Stone's film Alexander, for which he waived all his fees on condition that he could take part in the cavalry charge against elephants which Stone staged in the Moroccan desert.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

L'autore:

Robin Lane Fox is Britain's most widely admired ancient historian. He was born in 1946 and educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of New College, Oxford, and a University Reader in Ancient History. His other books include Alexander the Great (of which Penguin has now sold over 100,000 copies), Pagans and Christians and The Unauthorized Version. He was historical advisor to Oliver Stone on the making of Stone's film Alexander, for which he waived all his fees on condition that he could take part in the cavalry charge against elephants which Stone staged in the Moroccan desert.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Robin Lane Fox
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97801410229560000000

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,69
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Robin Lane Fox
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. From the second century AD to the conversion of the first Christian emperor, Constantine, Robin Lane Fox s Pagans and Christians in the Mediterranean World gives a fascinating new perspective on an extraordinary era. The transition from pagan to Christian in the ancient Mediterranean world was a process whose effects we still live with today. How did this monumental conversion come about? How did Christianity compare and compete with 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 civic 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. This brilliant book is a wholly unexpected and central contribution to its subject. What is more it is readable and rereadable, even gripping . (Peter Levi, Spectator ). Important and learned . ( Financial Times ). A massive and humane study.On my shelf it will rest with pride between Edward Gibbon and Peter Brown . ( Telegraph ). On the one hand a magisterial analysis and reconstruction of an apparently remote and alien society, on the other a detailed study of the single most significant process in our history . ( The Times ). Robin Lane Fox (b. 1946) is a Fellow of New College, Oxford, and a University Reader in Ancient History. His other books include The Classical World , Alexander the Great , Pagans and Christians and The Unauthorized Version . He was historical advisor to Oliver Stone on the making of Stone s film Alexander , for which he waived all his fees on condition that he could take part in the cavalry charge against elephants which Stone staged in the Moroccan desert. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141022956

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 15,43
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Robin Lane Fox
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. From the second century AD to the conversion of the first Christian emperor, Constantine, Robin Lane Fox s Pagans and Christians in the Mediterranean World gives a fascinating new perspective on an extraordinary era. The transition from pagan to Christian in the ancient Mediterranean world was a process whose effects we still live with today. How did this monumental conversion come about? How did Christianity compare and compete with 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 civic 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. This brilliant book is a wholly unexpected and central contribution to its subject. What is more it is readable and rereadable, even gripping Peter Levi, Spectator Important and learned Financial Times A massive and humane study.On my shelf it will rest with pride between Edward Gibbon and Peter Brown Telegraph On the one hand a magisterial analysis and reconstruction of an apparently remote and alien society, on the other a detailed study of the single most significant process in our history The Times Robin Lane Fox (b. 1946) is a Fellow of New College, Oxford, and a University Reader in Ancient History. His other books include The Classical World, Alexander the Great, Pagans and Christians and The Unauthorized Version. He was historical advisor to Oliver Stone on the making of Stone s film Alexander, for which he waived all his fees on condition that he could take part in the cavalry charge against elephants which Stone staged in the Moroccan desert. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141022956

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 15,49
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Robin Lane Fox
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 2
Da
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Pagans and Christians: In the Mediterranean World from the Second Century AD to the Conversion of Constantine, Robin Lane Fox, From the second century AD to the conversion of the first Christian emperor, Constantine, Robin Lane Fox's "Pagans and Christians in the Mediterranean World" gives a fascinating new perspective on an extraordinary era. The transition from pagan to Christian in the ancient Mediterranean world was a process whose effects we still live with today. How did this monumental conversion come about? How did Christianity compare and compete with 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 civic 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. "This brilliant book is a wholly unexpected and central contribution to its subject. What is more it is readable and rereadable, even gripping". (Peter Levi, "Spectator"). "Important and learned". ("Financial Times"). "A massive and humane study.On my shelf it will rest with pride between Edward Gibbon and Peter Brown". ("Telegraph"). "On the one hand a magisterial analysis and reconstruction of an apparently remote and alien society, on the other a detailed study of the single most significant process in our history". ("The Times"). Robin Lane Fox (b. 1946) is a Fellow of New College, Oxford, and a University Reader in Ancient History. His other books include "The Classical World", "Alexander the Great", "Pagans and Christians" and "The Unauthorized Version". He was historical advisor to Oliver Stone on the making of Stone's film "Alexander", for which he waived all his fees on condition that he could take part in the cavalry charge against elephants which Stone staged in the Moroccan desert. Codice libro della libreria B9780141022956

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 11,63
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,85
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Robin Lane Fox
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi Paperback Prima edizione Quantità: 1
Da
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1st. 134mm x 194mm x 36mm. Paperback. 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 pagan.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 800 pages. 0.538. Codice libro della libreria 9780141022956

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 18,72
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Lane Fox, Robin
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd (2006)
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: 1
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, 2006. Condizione libro: New. 2006. Paperback. The transition from pagan to Christian in the ancient Mediterranean world was a process whose effects we still live with today. How did this monumental conversion come about? How did Christianity compare and compete with the pagan gods in the Roman Empire? This work places Christians and pagans side by side in the context of civic life. Num Pages: 800 pages. BIC Classification: HRA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 35. Weight in Grams: 536. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780141022956

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 18,73
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Irlanda a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Lane Fox, Robin
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: 1
Da
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd. Condizione libro: New. 2006. Paperback. The transition from pagan to Christian in the ancient Mediterranean world was a process whose effects we still live with today. How did this monumental conversion come about? How did Christianity compare and compete with the pagan gods in the Roman Empire? This work places Christians and pagans side by side in the context of civic life. Num Pages: 800 pages. BIC Classification: HRA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 35. Weight in Grams: 536. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780141022956

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 19,50
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Robin Lane Fox
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 2
Da
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Not Signed; From the second century AD to the conversion of the first Christian emperor, Constantine, Robin Lane Fox's Pagans and Christians in the Mediterranean World gives a fascinating new perspective on an extraordinary era. The transition from pagan to Christian in the ancient Mediterranean world was a pro. book. Codice libro della libreria ria9780141022956_rkm

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 15,75
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,85
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Robin Lane Fox
Editore: Penguin UK (2006)
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin UK, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0141022957

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 20,32
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Robin Lane Fox
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd 2006-07-06, London (2006)
ISBN 10: 0141022957 ISBN 13: 9780141022956
Nuovi paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd 2006-07-06, London, 2006. paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780141022956

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 15,94
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 5,19
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro