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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.

Late antique sources remember Flavia Iulia Constantia,1 conventionally for her loyalty to her imperial relatives, both by birth and by marriage, and, more innovatively, for her Christian patronage, a...

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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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