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GIS Report: 30/10/2015

This week saw a double-bill of persuasion and polemic. We began with “Roman paganism in the 340s: the evidence of Julius Firmicus Maternus, De errore profanarum religionum”. Just how Christian was the Roman Empire at the time of Constantine? The toleration of Christians granted by the emperor did not sweep away paganism overnight. Mattias Gassman, a second-year … Continue reading