The Final Pagan Generation, 53: Rome's Unexpected Path to Christianity

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Price
$41.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
Pages
356
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.5 X 1.0 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780520283701

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About the Author

Edward J. Watts is Alkiviadis Vassiliadis Endowed Chair and Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of Riot in Alexandria and City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria, both from UC Press.

Reviews

"Edward Watt's The Final Pagan Generation is among the best works of academic history I've ever read."--Yuval Levin, "National Review "
"The Final Pagan Generation offers an innovative, beautifully written, and meticulously up-to-date social and political history of the fourth century." --Phoenix, Journal of the Classical Association of Canada
"A fantastic slice of classical history."--Foreword Reviews
"Accessible and engaging for students and general readers."--Bryn Mawr Classical Review
"Watts builds his case through literary evidence such as letters, orations, poems, and contemporary historical accounts. What emerges is a vivid account of the final pagan generation and a detailed view of their social and professional environment."--Journal of Late Antiquity
"Accessible to non-specialists and useful as an undergraduate text in courses...an absorbing, erudite, and highly useful book from which anyone studying late antiquity or early Christianity will profit."--Journal of Early Christian Studies
"Well researched and proficient . . . awash with well-organized historical information."--Library Journal
"Watts demonstrates his mastery of both primary and modern sources . . . The text is virtually flawless."--The Classical Journal