Melania Hardback

Early Christianity Through the Life of One Family

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Melania the Elder and her granddaughter Melania the Younger were major figures in early Christian history, using their wealth, status, and forceful personalities to shape the development of nearly every aspect of the religion we now know as Christianity. This volume examines the influence that these two women had on the development of Christianity and provides an insightful portrait of the their legacies in the modern world. Instead of the traditionally patriarchal view, this perspective gives a poignant and sometimes surprising view of how the rise of Christian institutions in the Roman Empire shaped the understanding of women's roles in the larger world.

Melania was published by University of California Press in October 2016. The ISBN for Melania is 9780520292086.

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Details for Melania

Book FormatHardback
PublisherUniversity of California Press (October 2016)
Number of Pages306
Thickness25 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4450376
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