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Published: 15 November 2008

304 Pages | 6 maps, 26 b/w figs.

ISBN: 9780199548712

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The Cult of Saint Thecla

A Tradition of Women's Piety in Late Antiquity

Stephen J. Davis

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • Offers an 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
  • Extensive figures section provided for visual reference