Roman Defeat, Christian Response, and the Literary Construction of the Jew
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Roman Defeat, Christian Response, and the Literary Construction of the Jew

David M. Olster

224 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 1994 | ISBN 9780812231526 | $59.95s | Outside the Americas £46.00
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A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Olster explores Byzantine Christian reactions to the catastrophic Persian and Arab invasions, challenging long-held assumptions that divided "religious" from "secular" literature and exempted religion from contemporary social, political, and intellectual discourse.

David M. Olster is Professor of History at the University of Kentucky.

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