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Hellenic Studies Series 13

The Life and Miracles of Thekla

A Literary Study

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$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674019614

Publication Date: 01/30/2006

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320 pages

5-1/2 x 9 inches

1 map

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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Note on Terminology and Transliteration
  • Outline of The Life and Miracles of Thekla
  • Map of Seleukeia and Environs
  • Epigraph
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One: Paraphrase in Practice
  • Chapter Two: Biblical Rewriting and the Metaphrastic Habit
  • Chapter Three: History, Narrative, and Miracle in Late Antique Seleukeia
  • Chapter Four: Greek Wonders
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix One: A Variant Ending to Thekla’s Apostolic Career
  • Appendix Two: The REception of the Acts of Paul and Thekla in Late Antique Sermons
  • Appendix Three: Early Byzantine Miracle Collections
  • References
  • Index of Greek Words
  • Index

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