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The Resource The social world of intellectuals in the Roman Empire : sophists, philosophers, and Christians, Kendra Eshleman

The social world of intellectuals in the Roman Empire : sophists, philosophers, and Christians, Kendra Eshleman

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The social world of intellectuals in the Roman Empire : sophists, philosophers, and Christians
Title
The social world of intellectuals in the Roman Empire
Title remainder
sophists, philosophers, and Christians
Statement of responsibility
Kendra Eshleman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the role of social networks in defining the identity of sophists, philosophers and Christians in the early Roman Empire
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1973-
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Eshleman, Kendra
Dewey number
305.5520937
Index
index present
LC call number
DG78
LC item number
.E75 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Greek culture in the Roman world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social networks
  • Social structure
  • Group identity
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Rome
  • Sophists (Greek philosophy)
  • Second Sophistic movement
  • Philosophers
  • Christians
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Christians
  • Group identity
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Intellectual life
  • Philosophers
  • Second Sophistic movement
  • Social networks
  • Social structure
  • Sophists (Greek philosophy)
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Intellektueller
  • Geistesleben
  • Sozialstruktur
  • Sophistik
  • Christentum
  • Römisches Reich
  • Romeinse rijk
  • Sociale netwerken
  • Sofistiek
  • Christenen
  • Intellectuelen
Label
The social world of intellectuals in the Roman Empire : sophists, philosophers, and Christians, Kendra Eshleman
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; THE SOCIAL WORLD OF INTELLECTUALS IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE; GREEK CULTURE IN THE ROMAN WORLD; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Note on abbreviations; Introduction: "Who are you?" The social formation of identity; TWO ENCOUNTERS; CHRISTIANS IN THE SOCIAL WORLD OF THE SECOND SOPHISTIC; LIMITS OF THE STUDY; OVERVIEW; CHAPTER 1 Inclusion and identity; "STAY AWAY FROM MY LECTURES": ACCOMMODATIONS AND BOUNDARIES; ACCESSIBILITY AND THE IMPOSTOR PROBLEM; ATTENDANCE AND INSIDER STATUS; WOLVES IN THE SHEEPFOLD; "WE SHARE COMMUNION WITH NONE OF THEM."
  • THE RIGHTS AND WRONGS OF EXCLUSIVITYCONCLUSION; CHAPTER 2 Contesting competence: The ideal of self-determination; INTRODUCTION; IDIOTAI IN THE REALM OF THE PEPAIDEUMENOS; THE PROBLEM OF PATRONAGE; CONCLUSION; CHAPTER 3 Expertise and authority in the early church; ORDINATION AND AUTHORITY; SIMPLICIORES AND IDIOTAI IN CHRISTIAN IDENTITY FORMATION; PATRONS AS ARBITERS OF "ORTHODOXY"; CONCLUSION: CLERICAL EXPERTISE AND ITS DISCONTENTS; CHAPTER 4 Defining the circle of sophists: Philostratus and the construction of the Second Sophistic; INTRODUCTION; HOW TO BE A PHILOSTRATEAN SOPHIST
  • OTHER SOPHISTS, OTHER CIRCLESCONCLUSION: SOPHISTS AND THE DISCOURSE OF CANONICITY; CHAPTER 5 Becoming orthodox: Heresiology as self-fashioning; INTRODUCTION; CONNECTIONS AND CREDENTIALS; MEMORY AND AUTHORIZATION; READING AFFINITY FROM AFFILIATION; DISCOUNTING DISSENTERS: HERESIOLOGISTS AS THE VOICE OF INSIDER CONSENSUS; THE LIMITS OF ORTHOCRACY; CONCLUSION; CHAPTER 6 Successions and self-definition; INTRODUCTION; SUCCESSIONS IN THE SECOND SOPHISTIC; AUTHORIZING THE AUTHOR: QUINTILIAN; SUCCESSION AS ACCREDITATION: POMPONIUS; LOCATING THE COMMUNITY I: PHILOSOPHY AND HELLENISM
  • LOCATING THE COMMUNITY II: PHILOSOPHY AS A SUBSIDIARY OF CHRISTIANITYDEFINING THE COMMUNITY: GENEALOGY AS BRANDING; CONTINUITY, DEVIANCE, AND DISRUPTION; CONCLUSION; CHAPTER 7 "From such mothers and fathers": Succession narratives in early Christian discourse; INTRODUCTION; HERETICAL SUCCESSIONS; Sons of Simon: Justin and Irenaeus; From the seven heresies: Hegesippus; Heresy as world-historical phenomenon: Hippolytus; SUCCESSIONS OF PROPHETS AND MARTYRS; "DIRECT FROM THE HOLY APOSTLES"; BISHOPS AS APOSTOLICI; CONCLUSION; Conclusion; References; Index
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818883414
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Extent
1 online resource (306 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139207300
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818883414
Label
The social world of intellectuals in the Roman Empire : sophists, philosophers, and Christians, Kendra Eshleman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; THE SOCIAL WORLD OF INTELLECTUALS IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE; GREEK CULTURE IN THE ROMAN WORLD; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Note on abbreviations; Introduction: "Who are you?" The social formation of identity; TWO ENCOUNTERS; CHRISTIANS IN THE SOCIAL WORLD OF THE SECOND SOPHISTIC; LIMITS OF THE STUDY; OVERVIEW; CHAPTER 1 Inclusion and identity; "STAY AWAY FROM MY LECTURES": ACCOMMODATIONS AND BOUNDARIES; ACCESSIBILITY AND THE IMPOSTOR PROBLEM; ATTENDANCE AND INSIDER STATUS; WOLVES IN THE SHEEPFOLD; "WE SHARE COMMUNION WITH NONE OF THEM."
  • THE RIGHTS AND WRONGS OF EXCLUSIVITYCONCLUSION; CHAPTER 2 Contesting competence: The ideal of self-determination; INTRODUCTION; IDIOTAI IN THE REALM OF THE PEPAIDEUMENOS; THE PROBLEM OF PATRONAGE; CONCLUSION; CHAPTER 3 Expertise and authority in the early church; ORDINATION AND AUTHORITY; SIMPLICIORES AND IDIOTAI IN CHRISTIAN IDENTITY FORMATION; PATRONS AS ARBITERS OF "ORTHODOXY"; CONCLUSION: CLERICAL EXPERTISE AND ITS DISCONTENTS; CHAPTER 4 Defining the circle of sophists: Philostratus and the construction of the Second Sophistic; INTRODUCTION; HOW TO BE A PHILOSTRATEAN SOPHIST
  • OTHER SOPHISTS, OTHER CIRCLESCONCLUSION: SOPHISTS AND THE DISCOURSE OF CANONICITY; CHAPTER 5 Becoming orthodox: Heresiology as self-fashioning; INTRODUCTION; CONNECTIONS AND CREDENTIALS; MEMORY AND AUTHORIZATION; READING AFFINITY FROM AFFILIATION; DISCOUNTING DISSENTERS: HERESIOLOGISTS AS THE VOICE OF INSIDER CONSENSUS; THE LIMITS OF ORTHOCRACY; CONCLUSION; CHAPTER 6 Successions and self-definition; INTRODUCTION; SUCCESSIONS IN THE SECOND SOPHISTIC; AUTHORIZING THE AUTHOR: QUINTILIAN; SUCCESSION AS ACCREDITATION: POMPONIUS; LOCATING THE COMMUNITY I: PHILOSOPHY AND HELLENISM
  • LOCATING THE COMMUNITY II: PHILOSOPHY AS A SUBSIDIARY OF CHRISTIANITYDEFINING THE COMMUNITY: GENEALOGY AS BRANDING; CONTINUITY, DEVIANCE, AND DISRUPTION; CONCLUSION; CHAPTER 7 "From such mothers and fathers": Succession narratives in early Christian discourse; INTRODUCTION; HERETICAL SUCCESSIONS; Sons of Simon: Justin and Irenaeus; From the seven heresies: Hegesippus; Heresy as world-historical phenomenon: Hippolytus; SUCCESSIONS OF PROPHETS AND MARTYRS; "DIRECT FROM THE HOLY APOSTLES"; BISHOPS AS APOSTOLICI; CONCLUSION; Conclusion; References; Index
Control code
818883414
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (306 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139207300
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818883414

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