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Roman Imperial Identities in the Early Christian Era
Perkins, Judith

London: Routledge, 2008 pp. x + 209. $108.00

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Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

Description: This book explores the ways in which fictional narratives were used to explore tensions between the individual and the dominant culture attendant on the rise of Christianity, and the displacement of Greeks from the hegemonic position in the Roman empire. It focuses on marginalized and suppressed identities, subtleties and the sub-rational. It is directed at students of ancient narrative, cultural studies and gender.

Subjects: Early Christian Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Early Church Origins

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Review by Ilaria Ramelli
Published 4/4/2009
Citation: Ilaria Ramelli, review of Judith Perkins, Roman Imperial Identities in the Early Christian Era, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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