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Author MacDonald, Dennis Ronald, 1946-

Title Christianizing Homer : the Odyssey, Plato, and the Acts of Andrew / Dennis Ronald MacDonald.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 352 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ch. 1. Homer in the early church -- ch. 2. Iliad -- ch. 3. Nekyia -- ch. 4. Nostos -- ch. 5. Back in Achaea -- ch. 6. Recognitions -- ch. 7. Slaying the suitor -- ch. 8. Postscript.
Summary This study focuses on the apocryphal "Acts of Andrew" (200 AD), which purport to tell the story of the travels, miracles and martyrdom of the apostle Andrew. Breaking with tradition that concludes the Acts came from scripture, the author investigates classical literature to find the sources.
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Subject Homer. Odyssey.
Plato -- Influence.
Socrates -- Influence.
Acts of Andrew -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Plato.
Socrates.
Plato.
Socrates.
Acts of Andrew.
Odyssey (Homer)
Mythology, Greek -- Controversial literature.
Apologetics -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Chronological Term 30-600
Indexed Term Hypertextual transvaluation
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Controversial literature.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Other Form: Print version: MacDonald, Dennis Ronald, 1946- Christianizing Homer. New York : Oxford University Press, 1994 (DLC) 93005653
ISBN 1429405856 (electronic bk.)
9781429405850 (electronic bk.)
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9781280527241
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