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|Title:||Journal for Late Antique Religion and Culture|
|Series:||Journal for Late Antique Religion and Culture 1|
|Volume 1, 2007|
|Compiled by Daniel King|
|Format:||Paperback, Black, 6 x 9 in|
The Journal for Late Antique Religion and Culture (JLARC) is a peer-reviewed open access online journal edited by members of the Cardiff Centre for Late Antique Religion and Culture (CLARC) and published by Cardiff University (http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/clarc).
The purpose of the Journal is to publicise online scholarly articles and reviews in the field of Late Antique Studies. Its particular interest lies in studies related to religion and culture.
The Journal considers studies from the late Hellenistic to the early Medieval and Byzantine periods, including – in terms of reception studies – in relation to earlier and later periods, in particular Classical Antiquity and the modern world.
In geographical terms the Journal reaches from the Latin West to the Greek and Syriac East and beyond. The editorial team and the peer-review college include experts in the relevant Classical and Oriental languages and in History, Archaeology, Philosophy, Theology, and Religious and Cultural Studies.
Table of Contents
- Table of Contents (page 5)
- Poets, Prophets, Critics, and Exegetes in Classical and Biblical Antiquity and Early Christianity (page 7)
- The Rhetoric of Antiquity: Politico-Religious Propaganda in the Nestorian Stele of Xian (page 27)
- From Sophistopolis to Episcopolis. The Case for a Third Sophistic (page 43)
|King, Daniel. Journal for Late Antique Religion and Culture|
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