Peter Parsons, 17 May 1984
Show More Vindolanda: The Latin Writing-Tablets by A.K. Bowman and J.D. Thomas.
Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, 157 pp., £16.50, November 1983, 0 907764 02 9Show More
The Christians as the Romans saw them by Robert Wilken.
Yale, 214 pp., £12.95, February 1983, 0 300 03066 5Show More
The First Urban Christians: The Social World of the Apostle Paul by Wayne Meeks.
Yale, 299 pp., £15, June 1983, 0 300 02876 8Show More
Life in Egypt under Roman Rule by Naphtali Lewis.
Oxford, 239 pp., £15, August 1983, 0 19 814848 8Show More
“... material looks bulky, but the survival rate is in fact tiny, and skewed in time, place and class. Naphtali Lewis’s Life in Egypt under Roman Rule sticks mainly to the anecdotal: it is a wide-ranging and sharp-eyed ramble through towns and villages, farms and factories, banks and temples, law courts and government offices. The reader will find a general ...”