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Title Religion, dynasty, and patronage in early Christian Rome, 300-900 / edited by Kate Cooper and Julia Hillner.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 327 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-316) and index.
Contents From emperor to pope? : ceremonial, space, and authority at Rome from Constantine to Gregory the Great / Mark Humphries -- Memory and authority in sixth-century Rome : the Liber Pontificalis and the Collectio Avellana / Kate Blair-Dixon -- Domestic conversions : households and bishops in the late antique 'papal legends' / Kristina Sessa -- Agnes and Constantia : domesticity and cult patronage in the Passion of Agnes / Hannah Jones -- 'A church in the house of the saints' : property and power in the Passion of John and Paul / Conrad Leyser -- Poverty, obligation, and inheritance : Roman heiresses and the varieties of senatorial Christianity in fifth-century Rome / Kate Cooper -- Demetrias ancilla dei : Anicia Demetrias and the problem of the missing patron / Anne Kurdock -- Families, patronage, and the titular churches of Rome, c.300-c.600 / Julia Hillner -- To be the neighbour of St Stephen : patronage, martyr cult, and Roman monasteries, c.600-c.900 / Marios Costambeys and Conrad Leyser.
Summary Discusses the transformation of Rome in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages.
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Subject Religion and state -- Rome -- History.
Rome -- Religion -- History.
Rome -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cooper, Kate, 1960-
Hillner, Julia.
Other Form: Print version: Religion, dynasty, and patronage in early Christian Rome, 300-900. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007 9780521876414 (DLC) 2008270363 (OCoLC)144226147
ISBN 9780511367670 (electronic bk.)
0511367678 (electronic bk.)
9780511482731 (ebook)
0511482736 (ebook)