Early Christians and Animals

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Author  Robert M. Grant
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   July 19, 1999
ISBN  0415202043
Pages  224

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Early Christians and Animals presents a lively study of the significance of animals in early Christian thought, tradition, text and art.
Robert M. Grant:
* examines the diverse and often conflicting sources, from the pagan antecedents Aristotle and Pliny, to Biblical animal references and the Church fathers
* provides fresh translations of key texts concerning animals - the Physiologus, Basils homilies and Isidores chapters.

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