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The Making of the Late Antiquity by Peter Brown

The Making of the Late Antiquity by Peter Brown

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THE
MAKING
OF
LATE ANTIQUITY
PETER
BROWN
Harvard University PressCambridge, Massachusettsand London, England
 
Copyright
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978 by the President and Fellows of Harvard CollegeAll rights reservedPrinted in the United States of America
SEVENTH PRINTING,
1993
First Harvard University Press paperback edition, 1793
Li6rary
of
Congress Cataloging in Publication Data
Brown, Peter Robert Lamont.The making of late antiquity.(The CarlNewell Jackson lectures; 1776)Includes index.1. Rome-History-Empire,284-47GAddresses,essays, lectures. 2. Church history-Primitive andearly Church, ca.30-600-Addresses, essays, lectures.
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Title. 11. Series.DG312.B76 737l.06 78-6844ISBN 0-674-54320-3 (cloth)ISBN 0-674-54321-1 (paper)
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This book contains a slightly expanded and revised versionof the four Carl Newel1 Jackson Lectures that
I
had thehonor to deliver at Harvard University in April
1976'.
Mygratitude to the eminent founder of these lectures can onlybe incompletely expressed in these few pages.The Department of Classics and its chairnian, GlenBowersock-comes and, for much of the tirne, a discreetlycourteous tribunus voluptatu~n-together with so manysenior and junior members
of
Harvard University, madea solemn and potentially taxing experience into an occasionto learn rnore every day in an
atmosphere
of unmodifieddelight.The work for these lectures wzs begun in the Universityof California, at Berkeley, and was continued in the HistoryDepartment of Royal Holloway College, at the University ofLondon.
I
would be happy if the reader sllould perceive, as
I
would wish hirri to, that some of the warnntl~ nd intellectualstimulation of those two environments has lingered in thesepages. For it is there, as also among tliose Inany figures atHarvard, whom
I
had long admired and tllen found to befriends as well as colleagues and sure-footed guides, that
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