Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity

Studies in Text Transmission

by Dirk Rohmann;


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Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity

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The role of Christian institutions, writers and saints in the active suppression and destruction of books in Late Antiquity has received surprisingly little consideration. The author argues that texts and ideas from materialistic philosophical traditions were vulnerable to destruction, censorship or suppression through prohibition of the copying of manuscripts. This includes texts which were to become the basis for modern philosophy and science.

Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity by Dirk Rohmann was published by De Gruyter in July 2016. The ISBN for Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity is 9783110486087.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatMixed media product
Items in PackContains
PublisherDe Gruyter (July 2016)
Additional InformationContains Book and Electronic book text
Number of Pages360
Height230 mm
Width155 mm
ISBN9783110486087
ISBN-103110486083
Product Code4459886
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