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Late Antiquity

Table of contents :
Introduction i
The "Wellborn" Few 3
Person and Group in Judaism and Early Christianity 17
Church and Leadership 33
The Challenge of the Desert si
East and West: The New Marital Morality 61
Notes 79
Bibliography B
1
Acknowledgments 85
Index S7

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Late Antiquity

at the start of a sacrifice. Behind the emperor an old man stands for the Senate. Temple of Jupiter Capitoline, god of state (Rome, Museum of the Conservators.)

Marcus Aurehus offering incense In the

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Late Antiquity Peter

Brown

The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England 1998

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DG78 .B7413 1998

Copyright

©

1987 by the President and Fellows

of Harvard College All rights reserved

Printed in the United States of America Originally published

as

"Antiquite tardive" in Histoire de

la

vie Privee,

De {'Empire romain a Van mil, © Editions du Seuil, 1985, translated by Arthur Goldhammer as A History of Private Life, vol. I: From Pagan Rome to Byzantium,

vol.

I,

Harvard University

Press, 1987.

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data

Brown, Peter Robert Lamont. [Antiquite tardive.

English]

Late antiquity / Peter Brown,

cm.

p.

"Originally published privee, vol.

©

1985"



1,

De

T.p.

as 'L' antiquite tardive* in

Histoire de

la

vie

l'Empire romain a l'an mil, Editions du Seuil,

verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 1.

3. I.

0-674-51170-0 (pbk.)

Rome — Civilization. Rome Social life and



2.

Byzantine Empire



—527—1081.

Civilization

customs.

Title.

DG7413

937— DC2I

1998

97-42973

Contents

Introduction

i

The "Wellborn" Few

3

Person and Group in Judaism and Early Christianity

17

Church and Leadership

33

The Challenge of the Desert

si

East

and West: The

New

Marital Morality

61

Notes

79

Bibliography

B

Acknowledgments

85

Index

S7

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