It is my great pleasure to inform that Pagans and Christians in Late Antique Rome edited by Michele Salzman, Marianne Sághy and Rita Lizzi Testa has been published (Cambridge University Press 2015).
The articles of the book are based on the papers held in the conference in the Hungarian institute in Rome (Palazzo Falconieri) in 2o12.
The table of contents:
Part I. Senatorial Politics and Religious Conflict in Rome:
1. Constantine and the Roman senate: conflict, cooperation, and concealed resistance Michele R. Salzman
2. Beyond pagans and Christians: politics and intra-Christian conflict in the controversy over the Altar of Victory Robert Chenault
3. Were pagans afraid to speak their mind in a Christian world? The correspondence of Symmachus Alan Cameron
Part II. The Construction of New Religious Identities:
4. Christians and the invention of paganism in late antique Rome Thomas Jürgasch
5. Late antique divi and imperial priests of the late fourth and early fifth centuries Douglas Boin
6. Artis heu magicis: the label of magic in the fourth-century conflicts and disputes Maijastina Kahlos
7. Crowd behavior in late antique Rome Daniëlle Slootjes
Part III. Pagans and Christians: Coexistence and Competition:
8. Re-interpreting the cult of Mithras Jonas Bjørnebye
9. Making difference: the Carmina contra Paganos and the invention of late Roman paganism Dennis E. Trout
10. Poetry and pagans in late antique Rome: the case of the senator ’converted from the Christian religion to servitude to the idols’ Neil McLynn
11. Professiones gentiliciae: the collegia of Rome between paganism and Christianity Francesca Diosono
12. Reinterpreting pagans and Christians from Rome’s late antique mortuary evidence Nicola Denzey Lewis
13. On the form and function of Constantine’s circiform funerary basilicas in Rome Monica Hellström
14. Romanae Gloria plebis: Bishop Damasus and the traditions of Rome Marianne Sághy
15. Storytelling and cultural memory in the making: celebrating pagan and Christian founders of Rome Gitte Lønstrup Dal Santo
16. Rome and imagery in late antiquity: perception and use of statues Caroline Michel d’Annoville
17. What to do with Sacra Antiqua? A reinterpretation of the sculptures from S. Martino ai Monti in Rome Silviu Anghel
18. Hercules representations in fourth-century Christian context Levente Nagy
Concluding remarks: VRBS ROMA between pagans and Christians Rita Lizzi Testa.

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