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Heritage of the First Christians By Carsten Peter Thiede

Heritage of the First Christians by Carsten Peter Thiede

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Summary

An illustrated guide to the present state of knowledge about the archaeological remains of Christianity from the 1st century to the 4th. Each topic is based on photographs of the key discoveries. By the author of "Jesus: Life or Legend?".

Heritage of the First Christians Summary

Heritage of the First Christians: Tracing Early Christianity in Europe by Carsten Peter Thiede

This illustrated guide presents the current state of knowledge about the archaeological remains of Christianity from the 1st century to the 4th. Each topic is based on photographs of the key discoveries. The book shows from archaeological evidence how Christianity spread from the end of the New Testament to the time of Emperor Constantine, following in style and content from Alan Millard's "Treasures from Bible Times" and "Discoveries from the Time of Jesus". By the author of "Jesus: Life or Legend?".

Table of Contents

Part 1 Outwards from Jerusalem: ostia antica and the roads to Rome; Rome; Peter and his circle; Lyons and its martyrs; Trier - an early centre; a pious fleet - the Rhine; on British soil; London; Silchester and its baptistry; York and Constantine. Part 2 Back to Jerusalem: treasures of a new society; back to the continent; the edict of Milan; Rome's struggle for primacy; the Holy Land beckons; Constantine protects the sites; Jerusalem or Rome?.

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GOR001371882
9780745925448
0745925448
Heritage of the First Christians: Tracing Early Christianity in Europe by Carsten Peter Thiede
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Lion Hudson Ltd
1992-11-20
160
N/A
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