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The Resource Christian responses to Roman art and architecture : the second-century church amid the spaces of empire, Laura Salah Nasrallah

Christian responses to Roman art and architecture : the second-century church amid the spaces of empire, Laura Salah Nasrallah

Label
Christian responses to Roman art and architecture : the second-century church amid the spaces of empire
Title
Christian responses to Roman art and architecture
Title remainder
the second-century church amid the spaces of empire
Statement of responsibility
Laura Salah Nasrallah
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nasrallah, Laura Salah
Dewey number
261.5/70937
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BR163
LC item number
.N37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Church history
  • Art, Roman
  • Architecture, Roman
Label
Christian responses to Roman art and architecture : the second-century church amid the spaces of empire, Laura Salah Nasrallah
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-322) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Christian apologists and the second-century built environment -- Bringing together literature and archaeological remains -- Framing the question, framing the world -- What is an apology? : Christian apologies and the so-called Second Sophistic -- What does it mean to apologize? -- Addressing the Roman emperors, being Greek -- Defining the so-called Second Sophistic -- Traveling to Olympia : material manifestations of Greek Paideia and imperial address -- The Fountain of Regilla and Herodes Atticus -- Apologetics and christianness -- What is the space of the Roman Empire? : mapping, bodies, and knowledge in the Roman world -- Traveling men : Lucian, Tatian, and Justin -- Lucian -- Tatian -- Justin -- The Sebasteion in Aphrodisias -- Into the cities -- What informs the geographical imagination? : the Acts of the Apostles and Greek cities under Rome -- Placing Acts -- The Panhellenion -- Hadrian, ethnicity, and true religion -- What has Athens to do with Rome? -- Traveling back to Acts -- Acts 2 -- Paul in Lystra and Athens : confusing humans and gods -- Paul in Thessalonikē and Philippi : Roman sedition against Rome? -- What is justice? what is piety? what is Paideia : Justin, the forum of Trajan in Rome, and a crisis of mimēsis -- The column of Trajan -- Justin's apologies -- Names and deeds : Justin introduces himself, the emperors, and the mock court -- On the name -- The name and speech-acts -- A higher court -- Mimēsis, images, and daimones -- Sameness and difference -- Justice, piety, and Paideia in the Forum of Trajan -- The forum's surroundings -- Moving through the forum of Trajan -- War and the "temple of peace" -- Human bodies and the image(s) of god(s) -- How do you know God? : Athenagoras on names and images -- "This golden one, this Herakles, this God" : Commodus and Herakles -- The ambivalence of Herakles -- Commodus as Herakles -- A proliferation of signs -- Athenagoras -- Athenagoras's argument : the proemium -- Grammar and theology -- Atheism and piety "in the presence of philosopher-kings" -- The material gods -- What do we learn when we look? (part I) images, desire, and Tatian's to the Greeks -- What an image does -- The origins of images -- What you see and what you get : theorizing vision -- Images and the theological imagination : Cicero, Dio, and Maximus of Tyre -- Tatian, spectacle, and connoisseurship -- Tatian at the theater -- Tatian's grand tour -- What do we learn when we look? (part II) Aphrodite and Clement of Alexandria -- The Knidian Aphrodite and her afterlife -- Aphrodite at Knidos -- Pseudo-Lucian and the Knidia -- The Knidia and the ancient gaze -- The Knidia and Roman portraits -- Clement of Alexandria -- Alexandria, the mad, hybrid, spectacular city -- Introducing clement's Exhortation -- "They say a girl loved an image" : The exhortation on statues, piety, and desire -- Clement on the Knidian Aphrodite -- Stories of the gods : the pornographic Venus and Mars
Control code
417444878
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xvi, 334 pages
Isbn
9780521766524
Lccn
2009025688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)417444878
Label
Christian responses to Roman art and architecture : the second-century church amid the spaces of empire, Laura Salah Nasrallah
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-322) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Christian apologists and the second-century built environment -- Bringing together literature and archaeological remains -- Framing the question, framing the world -- What is an apology? : Christian apologies and the so-called Second Sophistic -- What does it mean to apologize? -- Addressing the Roman emperors, being Greek -- Defining the so-called Second Sophistic -- Traveling to Olympia : material manifestations of Greek Paideia and imperial address -- The Fountain of Regilla and Herodes Atticus -- Apologetics and christianness -- What is the space of the Roman Empire? : mapping, bodies, and knowledge in the Roman world -- Traveling men : Lucian, Tatian, and Justin -- Lucian -- Tatian -- Justin -- The Sebasteion in Aphrodisias -- Into the cities -- What informs the geographical imagination? : the Acts of the Apostles and Greek cities under Rome -- Placing Acts -- The Panhellenion -- Hadrian, ethnicity, and true religion -- What has Athens to do with Rome? -- Traveling back to Acts -- Acts 2 -- Paul in Lystra and Athens : confusing humans and gods -- Paul in Thessalonikē and Philippi : Roman sedition against Rome? -- What is justice? what is piety? what is Paideia : Justin, the forum of Trajan in Rome, and a crisis of mimēsis -- The column of Trajan -- Justin's apologies -- Names and deeds : Justin introduces himself, the emperors, and the mock court -- On the name -- The name and speech-acts -- A higher court -- Mimēsis, images, and daimones -- Sameness and difference -- Justice, piety, and Paideia in the Forum of Trajan -- The forum's surroundings -- Moving through the forum of Trajan -- War and the "temple of peace" -- Human bodies and the image(s) of god(s) -- How do you know God? : Athenagoras on names and images -- "This golden one, this Herakles, this God" : Commodus and Herakles -- The ambivalence of Herakles -- Commodus as Herakles -- A proliferation of signs -- Athenagoras -- Athenagoras's argument : the proemium -- Grammar and theology -- Atheism and piety "in the presence of philosopher-kings" -- The material gods -- What do we learn when we look? (part I) images, desire, and Tatian's to the Greeks -- What an image does -- The origins of images -- What you see and what you get : theorizing vision -- Images and the theological imagination : Cicero, Dio, and Maximus of Tyre -- Tatian, spectacle, and connoisseurship -- Tatian at the theater -- Tatian's grand tour -- What do we learn when we look? (part II) Aphrodite and Clement of Alexandria -- The Knidian Aphrodite and her afterlife -- Aphrodite at Knidos -- Pseudo-Lucian and the Knidia -- The Knidia and the ancient gaze -- The Knidia and Roman portraits -- Clement of Alexandria -- Alexandria, the mad, hybrid, spectacular city -- Introducing clement's Exhortation -- "They say a girl loved an image" : The exhortation on statues, piety, and desire -- Clement on the Knidian Aphrodite -- Stories of the gods : the pornographic Venus and Mars
Control code
417444878
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xvi, 334 pages
Isbn
9780521766524
Lccn
2009025688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)417444878

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