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Spectacles of Empire : Monsters, Martyrs, and the Book of Revelation.

Author/Creator:
Frilingos, Christopher A.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (193 pages)
Series:
Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion Ser.
Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion Ser.
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Subjects:
Bible. -- Revelation -- Social scientific criticism.
Rome -- In the Bible.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The author reads the Book of Revelation as a text firmly situated in the world of imperial Roman Asia Minor, where it was written. He argues that Revelation is a Christian version of that world, complete with its own gladiatorial combats and other public spectacles.
Contents:
Cover
Title
Copyright
Contents
1 Gods, Monsters, and Martyrs
2 Merely Players
3 A Vast Spectacle
4 As If Slain
5 Wherever the Lamb Goes
6 Epilogue: A Well-Known Story
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
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B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
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Acknowledgments.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Frilingos, Christopher A. Spectacles of Empire
ISBN:
9780812201970
9780812238228
OCLC:
645917287