Antike Mythologie in christlichen Kontexten der Spätantike

It is well known that classical mythology outlasted the Christianization of the Roman Empire. This volume undertakes a new investigation of the complex conditions under which it continued to exist and thrive in Late Antiquity. Particular attention is devoted to the polemical and educational contexts...

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Published in:Millennium-Studien
Contributors: Leppin, Hartmut 1963- (Publisher, Editor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:German
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Published: Berlin [u.a.] De Gruyter 2015
In:Millennium-Studien
Series/Journal:Millennium-Studien 54
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Classical antiquity / Mythology / Reception / Church / Literature / History 200-600 / History 200-600
Further subjects:B Mythology, Classical Themes, motives History Congresses
B Civilization, Classical History and criticism
B Mythology, Classical History
B Conference program 2012 (Frankfurt)
B Civilization, Classical History and criticism Congresses
B Church History Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
B Church History Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 Congresses
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Summary:It is well known that classical mythology outlasted the Christianization of the Roman Empire. This volume undertakes a new investigation of the complex conditions under which it continued to exist and thrive in Late Antiquity. Particular attention is devoted to the polemical and educational contexts in which classical mythology was often used, and to strategies designed to neutralize or assimilate it.
ISBN:311040043X
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1515/9783110404951