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When our world became Christian, 312-394
Paul Veyne

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When our world became Christian, 312-394
Paul Veyne ; translated by Janet Lloyd

Published 2010 by Polity in Cambridge, Malden, MA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Constantine : the saviour of humanity
Christianity : a masterpiece
The church : another masterpiece
The dream of the Milvian Bridge : Constantine's faith and his conversion
The motives, both major and minor, for Constantine's conversion
Constantine, the church's "president"
An ambivalent century, with an empire at once pagan and Christian
Christianity wavers, then triumphs
A partial and mixed state religion : the fate of the Jews
Was there an ideology?
Does Europe have Christian roots?
Appendix: Polytheisms and monolatry in ancient Judaism.

Edition Notes

"First published in French as Quand notre monde est devenu chrétien"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-241) and index.

Translated from the French.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
270.2
Library of Congress
BR205 .V4913 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
vi, 248 p. ;
Number of pages
248

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24385258M
ISBN 10
0745644988, 0745644996
ISBN 13
9780745644981, 9780745644998
LC Control Number
2010280381
OCLC/WorldCat
458735293

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