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The booklet sheds new gentle on a miles debated factor within the box of old background: the unfold of Christianity within the Roman Empire and its dating with Judaism within the 2d century. The contributions amassed during this quantity illustrate from a multidisciplinary viewpoint (including archaeology, cultural, non secular, and political heritage) how Christianity stumbled on a unusual means of integrating into the reworking empire less than Emperor Hadrian. during this means, Christianity won an expanding position inside of Roman society, which finally opened the door to its confirmation in next centuries.

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