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The first Christians in the Roman world

E. A. Judge

The first Christians in the Roman world

Augustan and New Testament essays

by E. A. Judge

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Published by Mohr Siebeck in Tübingen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Augustus, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 63 B.C.-14 A.D.,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- History of contemporary events.,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE. A. Judge ; edited by James R. Harrison.
    SeriesWissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament -- 229, Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament -- 229.
    ContributionsHarrison, James R., 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR166 .J834 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 786 p. :
    Number of Pages786
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22669274M
    ISBN 103161493109
    ISBN 109783161493102
    LC Control Number2008468068


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