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The Use of the Jewish Scriptures by Early Christian Greek Apologists 140-190 CE: Justin Martyr, Tatian and Theophilus of Antioch (2019-05-18)A striking feature of some Greek Christian apologetic works of the mid-late 2C is the extent to which they make of the Jewish scriptures in their arguments, even though the scriptures were not known to any significant ...
Metamorphoses of the Butterfly in Classical Antiquity: From the Female Body to the Soul of the Dead (2019-04-27)This dissertation explores the wide range of meanings assigned to the butterfly in classical antiquity. Although scholars have exclusively focused on its association with the soul in the Greco-Roman world, the butterfly ...
Early Christianity and Greek Philosophy: The Argument of Acts 17:16-34 in Light of the Philosophical and Religious Debates of Early Post-Hellenistic Times (2019-02-05)The speech in Athens (Acts 17:16–34) is a key text to assess the relationship between the early Christian movement and the Graeco-Roman world in Acts, but its interpretation has led to diametrically opposed conclusions, ...