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Roman Edessa: Politics and Culture on the Eastern Fringes of the Roman Empire, 114 - 242 C.E. by Steven K. Ross Details

Roman Rha offers a comprehensive and cultured analysis of the ancient city of Edessa (modern Orva, Turkey), which forms a remarkable mix of East and West. Among the areas explored:…

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Roman Rha offers a comprehensive and cultured analysis of the ancient city of Edessa (modern Orva, Turkey), which forms a remarkable mix of East and WestAmong the areas explored: * Cultural life and religious precedents of Edessa * Edessene religion * The extent of Hellenism in Edessa before the advent of Christianity * The myth of the exchange of letters between King Abigail and Jesus.



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