By John S. Kloppenborg,Richard S. Ascough
Private institutions equipped round a standard cult, occupation, ethnic identification, neighbourhood or kin have been universal through the Greco-Roman antiquity, delivering possibilities for sociability, cultic actions, mutual aid and a context within which to exhibit and realize virtuous fulfillment. This quantity collects a consultant number of inscriptions from institutions inAttica, principal Greece, Macedonia, Thrace, released with English translations, short explanatory notes, commentaries and whole indices. This quantity is key for numerous parts of analysis: historic styles of social association; the association of diasporic groups within the old Mediterranean; versions for the constitution of early Christian teams; and different types of sociability, status-displays, and the vocabularies of virtue.
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