Hadrian and the Christians (Millennium-Studien Millennium by Marco Rizzi PDF

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By Marco Rizzi

The booklet sheds new mild on a miles debated factor within the box of old historical past: the unfold of Christianity within the Roman Empire and its courting with Judaism within the 2d century. The contributions amassed during this quantity illustrate from a multidisciplinary viewpoint (including archaeology, cultural, non secular, and political background) how Christianity came upon a weird means of integrating into the reworking empire below Emperor Hadrian. during this approach, Christianity won an expanding position inside of Roman society, which eventually opened the door to its confirmation in next centuries.

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I tempi del potere Una tradizione ormai consolidata, che rimonta agli studi del Bloch sui bolli laterizi, ha allineato la sequenza delle fasi costruttive della Villa48. C. C. C. C. : Piazza d’Oro, Ninfeo Fede, Palazzo d’Inverno, Ninfeo – Stadio, Canopo, Padiglione e Terrazza di Tempe, Edificio dei Pilastri Dorici, Roccabruna, Accademia, Odeon, Palestra, Teatro Greco; 46 Coarelli 1984, 57 e 59; MacDonald-Pinto 1995, 79 – 80. 47 Coarelli 1984, 52; MacDonald-Pinto 1995, 68. 48 Bloch 1937, 134 – 135 e 172 – 173.

Atene. La Biblioteca di Adriano. Pianta. (Da J. Travlos, Bildlexikon zur Topographie des antiken Athen, Tübingen 1971) 34 Elena Calandra Fig. 8. Atene. La Biblioteca di Adriano (in secondo piano) e l’agorà romana viste dal lato settentrionale dell’Acropoli. Foto dell’Autore. La vocazione non solo privata della Villa suggerisce un continuum rispetto alle imprese pubbliche sin qui invocate. Se si torna a considerare la Piazza d’Oro (Fig. 9), lo studio della planimetria e degli alzati, ma soprattutto la ricognizione dei marmi, di altissimo pregio come i sectilia, ha permesso di ipotizzare che essa occupasse un ruolo preminente pur nell’eccellenza della sede42 : la Piazza d’Oro poteva infatti essere usata sia come sala per le udienze e come luogo di epifania, sia come triclinium, ipotesi sostenibile grazie alla presenza dell’ambulatio; nØ si può escludere l’uso simposiastico, accomunante peraltro a molti altri edifici della Villa.

Plastico. (Da Adriano 2000) pubblico esterno; invece l’Odeon, che sorge nei pressi dell’Accademia ed era decorato da un ciclo di Muse da poco filologicamente restituito all’integrità9, per le dimensioni ridotte potrebbe essere stato destinato solo alla corte10. A questi due edifici vanno accostati due impianti attualmente mal noti, l’Arena, la cui funzione › da appurare, e lo Stadio, posti ad est della Piazza d’Oro e su un livello inferiore rispetto a questa11. a. Gli spazi del potere Date queste premesse, pare opportuno concentrare l’attenzione su alcuni nodi problematici.

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