Fifty-Eight. Christianity in the Late Antique near East

  1. D. T. Potts
  1. Cornelia Horn1 and
  2. Erica C. D. Hunter2

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch58

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Horn, C. and Hunter, E. C. D. (2012) Christianity in the Late Antique near East, in A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ed D. T. Potts), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch58

Editor Information

  1. University of Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Saint Louis University, USA

  2. 2

    University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189880

Online ISBN: 9781444360790

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Keywords:

  • Christianity in the Late Antique Near East;
  • ancient Christian archaeology in the Near East, challenging;
  • Christian archaeology of ancient Syria, and Roman Jordan;
  • Christian community, and liturgical practices;
  • cult of martyrs, saints, pilgrims in the Near East;
  • Christian Syria, and its pillar saints;
  • Christian archaeology of Byzantine/Late Antique Palestine;
  • pilgrimage, phenomenon of life in Byzantine Palestine;
  • Christian archaeology, and the Sinai Peninsula;
  • churches, monasteries, East Syrian mystic in the Gulf

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • West of the Euphrates

  • East of the Euphrates

  • Guide to Further Reading