Journals Higher Education



27 April 2006

314 Pages

ISBN: 9780199283606

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Almsgiving in the Later Roman Empire

Christian Promotion and Practice (313-450)

Richard Finn

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Offers a comprehensive review of Christian almsgiving in late antiquity
  • Explores the ways in which the Churches' practices interacted with classical patterns to generate controversy