Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity (Paperback)

By Peter Brown

University of California Press, 9780520068001, 350pp.

Publication Date: October 25, 1989

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With the blend of art and learning that is the hallmark of his work, Peter Brown here examines how the sacred impinged upon the profane during the first Christian millennium.

About the Author

Peter Brown is Professor of History at Princeton University and author of, among other works, Augustine of Hippo: A Biography and The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity; he is General Editor of the series, The Transformation of the Classical Heritage, published by the University of California Press.