Alexandria in Late Antiquity: Topography and Social Conflict

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Author: Christopher Haas
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Genre: History
Pages: 519
Language: english
Year: 1996
ISBN 10: Unknown
ISBN 13: 9780801853777
Series: Ancient Society and History
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Second only to Rome in the ancient world, Alexandria was home to many of late antiquity's most brilliant writers, philosophers, and theologians -- among them Philo, Origen, Arius, Athanasius, Hypatia, Cyril, and John Philoponus. Now, in Alexandria in Late...