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Published: 01 February 2001

302 Pages | 26 halftones, 1 line drawing, 5 maps


ISBN: 9780198270195

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The Cult of Saint Thecla

A Tradition of Women's Piety in Late Antiquity

Stephen J. Davis

Clarendon Press

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • A new study of the cult of Saint Thecla
  • Accessible synthesis of interdisciplinary source material and debate
  • Innovative primary focus on reconstructing the lives of devotees of the cult rather than the associated artefacts