Literary Imagination, Ancient and Modern: Essays in Honor of

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Five years earlier, at the Council of Nicaea, Constantine had established Christianity (once an obscure Jewish sect) as Rome’s official religion. Ray Laurence sketches the domestic life of leisure that these young girls lived, despite little recorded information on women from this otherwise well-documented era." But whose mem- ory will these poems transmit? While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience.

Pages: 405

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press; 1 edition (November 1, 1999)

ISBN: 0226074242

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