Grammar and Christianity in the Late Roman World by Catherine M. Chin PDF

By Catherine M. Chin

ISBN-10: 0812240359

ISBN-13: 9780812240351

Between the years 350 and 500 a wide physique of Latin artes grammaticae emerged, academic texts outlining the examine of Latin grammar and making an attempt a scientific dialogue of right Latin utilization. those texts—the such a lot whole of that are attributed to Donatus, Charisius, Servius, Diomedes, Pompeius, and Priscian—have lengthy been studied as files within the heritage of linguistic concept and literary scholarship. In Grammar and Christianity within the overdue Roman World, Catherine Chin as an alternative reveals inside of them a chance to probe the connections among spiritual ideology and literary tradition within the later Roman Empire.

To Chin, the creation and use of those texts performed a decisive position either within the development of a pre-Christian classical tradition and within the development of Christianity as a non secular entity guaranteed to a non secular textual content. In exploring topics of utopian writing, pedagogical violence, and the narration of the self, the e-book describes the a number of methods literary schooling contributed to the concept that the Roman Empire and its population have been able to changing from one tradition to a different, from classical to Christian. The examine therefore reexamines the tensions among those idealized cultures in antiquity through suggesting that, on a literary point, they have been produced concurrently via examining and writing options that have been universal around the empire.

In bringing jointly and reevaluating primary subject matters from the fields of spiritual reviews, classics, schooling, and literary feedback, Grammar and Christianity within the overdue Roman World deals readers from those disciplines the chance to re-examine the elemental stipulations less than which religions and cultures interact.

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