Scenting salvation : ancient Christianity and the olfactory imagination /
This book explores the role of bodily, sensory experience in early Christianity (first - seventh centuries AD) by focusing on the importance of smell in ancient Mediterranean culture. Following its legalization in the fourth century Roman Empire, Christianity cultivated a dramatically flourishing de...
University of California Press,
|Series:||Transformation of the classical heritage ;
Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
|Online Access:||Online version|
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