Animals, Gods and Humans: Changing Attitudes to Animals in by Ingvild Saelid Gilhus

By Ingvild Saelid Gilhus

Consulting quite a lot of key texts and resource fabric, Animals, Gods and Humans covers 800 years and offers a detailed analysis of early Christian attitudes to, and the placement of, animals in Greek and Roman lifestyles and thought.



Both the pagan and Christian conceptions of animals are wealthy and multilayered, and Ingvild Sælid Gilhus expertly examines the dominant topics and advancements within the belief of animals.



Including learn of: biographies of figures such as Apollonus of Tyana; typical historical past; the recent testomony through Gnostic texts; the church fathers; and from pagan and Christian feedback of animal sacrifice, to the acts of martyrs, the resource fabric and specified research incorporated during this quantity make it a veritable dinner party of knowledge for all classicists.

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