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apologists, Christian

Wolfram Kinzig.

in Oxford Classical Dictionary

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Religion in the Ancient World. 563 words.

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Areopagus

Theodore John Cadoux and P. J. Rhodes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Early Christianity; Greek and Roman Law. 1104 words.

Areopagus, the ‘Hill of Ares’ (Ἄρειος πάγος) at *Athens, north-west of the Acropolis, and the ancient council associated with it. There are no substantial remains on the hill; the council's...

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Augustine, St, Aurelius Augustinus, 354–430 CE

John F. Matthews.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Classical Philosophy. 660 words.

St Augustine (Aurelius Augustinus (354–430 ce), was born at Thagaste (mod. Souk Ahras, Algeria), son of Patricius, a modest town councillor of pagan beliefs, and a dominant Catholic mother,...

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catacombs, Christian

Ian Archibald Richmond, Jocelyn M. C. Toynbee and Leonard V. Rutgers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 709 words.

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Celsus, Roman author of The True Doctrine, late 2nd cent. CE

William David Ross and David Potter.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Classical Philosophy. 231 words.

Author of a comprehensive philosophical polemic against *Christianity, The True Doctrine, written probably between 175 and 181 (Origen, C. Cels. 8. 69, 71). The work is primarily known through...

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Christus Patiens

John Dewar Denniston, Kenneth Dover and Nigel Wilson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Classical Literature. 136 words.

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churches, early Christian

Bryan Ward-Perkins.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 585 words.

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Commodianus

J. H. D. Scourfield.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Classical Literature. 150 words.

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Constantia, half-sister of Constantine and wife of Licinius

Julia Hillner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Ancient Roman History. 4623 words.

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crucifixion

George Ronald Watson and Andrew Lintott.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Middle Eastern History; Greek and Roman Law; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 250 words.

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