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Riot in Alexandria : tradition and group dynamics in late antique pagan and Christian communities / Edward J. Watts.

By: Watts, Edward Jay, 1975-
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010.Description: xv, 290 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780520262072 (cloth : alk. paper); 0520262077 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): Paganism -- Egypt -- Alexandria -- History | Christian communities -- Egypt -- Alexandria -- History | Asceticism -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Alexandrian school, Christian | Education, Ancient -- Egypt -- Alexandria | Riots -- Egypt -- Alexandria -- History | Alexandria (Egypt) -- Intellectual life | Alexandria (Egypt) -- Church historyDDC classification: 932
Contents:
The anatomy of a riot -- Personal legacy and scholastic identity -- Past, present, and future in late Neoplatonic historical discourse -- History and the shape of monastic communities -- Anti-Chalcedonian ascetics and their student associates -- Creating the legend of the Alexandrian bishop -- Theophilus and Cyril : the Alexandrian bishop triumphant -- Peter Mongus struggles with the past.
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Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book British Museum
Egypt and Sudan Shelves JA2.WAT (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 54063000206089

Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-284) and index.

The anatomy of a riot -- Personal legacy and scholastic identity -- Past, present, and future in late Neoplatonic historical discourse -- History and the shape of monastic communities -- Anti-Chalcedonian ascetics and their student associates -- Creating the legend of the Alexandrian bishop -- Theophilus and Cyril : the Alexandrian bishop triumphant -- Peter Mongus struggles with the past.

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