By Ulrich Huttner
In Early Christianity within the Lycus Valley, Ulrich Huttner explores the way in which Christians verified groups and outlined their place inside their atmosphere from the 1st to the 5th centuries. He indicates that because the time of Paul the apostle, the towns Colossae, Hierapolis and Laodicea allowed Christians to extend and increase of their personal way.
Huttner makes use of a large choice of assets, not just Christian texts - from Pauline letters to Byzantine hagiographies - but in addition inscriptions and archeological is still, to reconstruct the non secular conflicts in addition to cooperation among Christians, Jews and Pagans. The booklet unearths the significance of neighborhood stipulations within the improvement of Early Christianity.
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128. 79 See the summary of ancient sources in Ritti 1985, pp. 23–26. On earthquakes in modern times, see Uluskan 2007. 80 Hütteroth / Höhfeld 2002, pp. 38–42. 81 Altunel 2000, pp. 299–301. On the earthquake ca. 60ce, see pp. 100–102 below. 82 See Weber 1898, pp. 183–192; N. Mersich in Belke / Mersich 1990, p. 285; Huttner 1997, p. 94; Thonemann 2011, p. 78 n. 66. On these and other rivers, see also pp. 375–377 below. 83 On Laodicea see Weber 1898a, pp. 1–12; S ¸ im¸sek / Büyükkolancı 2006; see also p.
14 Brixhe 1987a, pp. 74 f. 15 Brixhe 1987, pp. 15–29. Here, too, the pointed comment by Dignas 2002, pp. 68f. ” 16 Cf. Waelkens 1986, pp. 13–15, with a distribution map in an appendix. 17 See pp. 47–53 below. 18 Robert 1969, pp. 328–333; Cohen 1978, pp. 9–11 (Macedonians in Seleucid colonies); Corsten 1997, p. 37. 19 The inscription is Corsten 1997, no. 7; see Delorme 1960, pp. ; cf. Cohen 1978, p. 36 on gymnasia in Seleucid colonies. One illustration of the efficacy of gymnasium training is the enormous success of the pankratiast Heras from Laodicea in a whole series of contests in the early imperial period.
On these and other rivers, see also pp. 375–377 below. 83 On Laodicea see Weber 1898a, pp. 1–12; S ¸ im¸sek / Büyükkolancı 2006; see also p. 157 below. On Hierapolis see D’Andria 2003, pp. ; Scardozzi 2007, pp. 337–349. 84 It is also likely that fishing played a role: according to the team excavating Laodicea, a newly discovered imperial letter from Hierapolis documents a conflict over fisheries in the Lycus Valley. g. from Miletus or Ephesus, could follow the road through the valley of the Meander and the Lycus basin, at whose eastern edge the road rises, reaching an altitude of some 900 meters,89 continue on via Sanaus to Apamea (at the source of the Meander) and Iconium, then go through the Cilician Gates (the pass through the Taurus Mountains) and finally reach Syria and the Euphrates.
Early Christianity in the Lycus Valley by Ulrich Huttner