Alexandria in Late Antiquity: Topography and Social Conflict

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Second only to Rome in the ancient world, Alexandria was home to many of late antiquity's most brilliant writers, philosophers, and theologians--among them Philo, Origen, Arius, Athanasius, Hypatia, Cyril, and John Philoponus. Now, in Alexandria in Late Antiquity , Christopher Haas offers the first book to place these figures within the physical and social context of Alexandria's bustling urban milieu. Because of its clear demarcation of communal boundaries, Alexandria provides the modern historian with an ideal ...

Alexandria in Late Antiquity: Topography and Social Conflict 2007, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801885419

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Alexandria in Late Antiquity: Topography and Social Conflict 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801853777

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