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Death in the Eastern Mediterranean 50 - 600 A.D: The Christianization of the East

An Interpretation (Studien Und Text Zu Antike Und Christentum)

by Antigone Samellas

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Published by Paul Mohr Verlag .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity,
  • Death,
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies, Ancient,
  • Influence,
  • Mediterranean Region,
  • Religious aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12673992M
    ISBN 103161476689
    ISBN 109783161476686

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    Medieval Europe was struck by two plague pandemics. It is likely that the first came down the Nile from east Africa to lower Egypt, and thence into the relatively populous eastern Mediterranean Basin. The first epidemic of this pandemic has been called "Justinian's Plague" after the Byzantine emperor reigning at the time of its outbreak. Index of Cults and Religions. By the Staff of Watchman Fellowship, Inc. Introduction. This Index contains brief definitions, descriptions or cross references on over 1, religious organizations and beliefs, as well as world religions (including Christianity) and related doctrines.


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