Presenting a wealth of new evidence, Professor Kaldellis examines the history of Byzantine Athens. He focuses specifically on the Parthenon, which became a Christian church and a major site of pilgrimage and was part of a broader attempt to fuse pagan and Christian culture in the city.
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'Kaldellis creatively uses what literary sources exist, along with architectural and glyptographical evidence, to reveal the spiritual power and reputation now accumulated by the Christian Parthenon.' The Expository Times
' … although Kaldellis' work should be recognized for its contribution to our knowledge regarding this time and place, it should also be counted among important paradigm-shifting studies.' The Journal of Church History
Anthony Kaldellis is Professor of Greek and Latin at the Ohio State University. He has published widely on topics in late antiquity and Byzantium, focusing on the literary and philosophical aspects of historiographical texts. His studies on the reception of classical culture in Byzantium recently culminated in the book Hellenism in Byzantium: The Transformation of Greek Identity and the Reception of the Classical Tradition (2007). He has also translated many Byzantine authors into English (among them Hesychios, Genesios, and Psellos) and one of his side-interests is the Byzantine history of the island of Lesbos.
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Descripción Cambridge University Press, 2009. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 521882281