HELLENIC STUDIES SERIES
Cover: The <i>Life and Miracles</i> of Thekla: A Literary Study, from Harvard University PressCover: The <i>Life and Miracles</i> of Thekla in PAPERBACK

Hellenic Studies Series 13

The Life and Miracles of Thekla

A Literary Study

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674019614

Publication Date: 01/30/2006

Short

320 pages

5-1/2 x 9 inches

1 map

Center for Hellenic Studies > Hellenic Studies Series

World, subsidiary rights restricted

  • 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

From Our Blog

Jacket: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, by Anthony Abraham Jack, from Harvard University Press

Book Club Spotlight: The Privileged Poor

As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.