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Dimitris Kyrtatas

Dimitris Kyrtatas
University of Thessaly | UTH · Τμήμα Ιστορίας Αρχαιολογίας και Κοινωνικής Ανθρωπολογίας


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Publications (9)
MeeksW. A., The First Urban Christians. The Social World of the Apostle Paul. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1983. Pp. xii + 299, 1 map. - Volume 75 - D. Kyrtatas
GriggsC. Wilfred, Early Egyptian Christianity: From its Origins to 451 C.E.Leiden, etc.: Brill, 1990. Pp. 276. ISBN 90-04-0915-9. - Volume 81 - Dimitris Kyrtatas
The paper re-examines the evidence concerning the early Christian conceptions of punishment of sinners in the afterlife. It commences with the New Testament and the ideas attributed to Jesus and moves on to the apocryphal Apocalypse of Peter , composed about a generation later, which enjoyed great popularity among several early Christian circles an...
In Western culture, slavery is often considered a necessary stage in human progress and the attainment of universal freedom. This paper traces the origins of this reasoning to antiquity. It argues that the idea was first developed as an educational principle in the training of free people and was extended to the moral edification of slaves. It refl...
Prophets and priests were distinct orders in early Christianity. In its first stages, the Christian movement depended for the production of its religious ideas upon the work of charismatic, itinerant individuals called prophets. Gradually, as organisation and consolidation of dogma became of vital importance, leadership passed to a hierarchical ord...