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Dictionary of Christian Antiquities free pdf A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities provides a detailed and comprehensive account of all aspects of the early Christian Church. Remarkable in their range and depth of scholarship, the volumes cover the organisation and history of the church, its legislation and revenues- church worship and ceremonial- music, vestments, objects and insignia- sacred places and symbolism- saints and ecclesiastical figures- church architecture- church art- graves, catacombs and tombs- and the religious calendar. Many of the entries are major essays by key figures. Uniquely, full reference is given to original sources. With a new introduction by leading authority on the history of Christianity, Michael Ledger-Lomas, these impressive volumes form a unique and valuable resource.

About Smith William and Ch

Lexicographer, classical and biblical scholar, Sir William Smith (1813-93) wrote, edited and contributed to many works of reference and textbooks, including the three great classical dictionaries (recently re-issued by I.B.Tauris) which made his name a household word. Forever associated with the re-birth of classics in Britain, from 1853 to 1869 he was classical examiner to the University of London, where he became a member of the Senate, and he was for twenty-five years editor of the prestigious Quarterly Review. A member of the Royal Commisssion on Copyright, he was knighted in 1892.

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Author : Smith William and Ch
Publisher : I.B.Tauris
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ISBN : 1780768036
EAN : 9781780768038
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Number of Pages : 1096 pages
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Language : English
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