Collecting Early Christian Letters: From the Apostle Paul to Late Antiquity

Collecting Early Christian Letters: From the Apostle Paul to Late Antiquity


Letter collections in past due antiquity supply witness to the flourishing of letter-writing, with the improvement of the ordinarily formulaic exchanges among elites of the Graeco-Roman global to a extra wide-ranging correspondence via bishops and priests, in addition to emperors and Gothic kings. The participants to this quantity learn person collections from the 1st to 6th centuries CE, starting from the Pauline and Deutero-Pauline letters via monastic letters from Egypt, bishops' letter collections and early papal collections compiled for numerous reasons. this can be the 1st multi-authored learn of recent testomony and past due vintage letter collections, crossing the conventional divide among those disciplines via targeting Latin, Greek, Coptic and Syriac epistolary resources. It attracts jointly prime students within the box of past due vintage epistolography from Australasia, Sweden, the uk and the USA.

Show sample text content

Download sample