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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...

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Main Author: Harvey, Susan Ashbrook.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Series:Transformation of the classical heritage ; 42.
Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
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Online Access:Online version
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