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Bibil Identifier bibil:150344
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Papyri from the Great Persecution: Roman and Christian Perspectives
Author Luijendijk, Annemarie
Journal Journal of Early Christian Studies (Volume: 16, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language English
Pages 341-369 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Two papyrus documents from the time of the Great Persecution—an official document relating to the confiscation of church property and a private letter from a man to his wife—show how Christians were coping with the imperial measures by small acts of resistance. These mundane texts thus nuance our understanding of this formative period for ancient Christianity.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Persecution
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : Literature - Philosophy : Documentary Papyri
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Periods : Fourth Century
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