Friday, 30 September 2011

J. Jayakiran Sebastian, Review: Allen Brent, Cyprian and Roman Carthage, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Pp. xv + 365. Paper. $99.00. ISBN 9780521515474.

Cyprian: His Life, His Times, His Work (London: Macmillan, Cyprian the Bishop  for all future work and research (London: Routledge, 2002), but this volume will provide the touchstone ...


This comprehensive work by Allen Brent will take a prominent place in the study of the
enduring contributions of the mid-third century martyr-bishop of Carthage, Cyprian, in
the first part of the twenty-first century, as the massive work by the archbishop of
Canterbury, E. W. Benson, 1897), did for the first part of the twentieth century. No doubt there are other recent works that provide an overarching view of Cyprian’s life, including J. Patout Burns,

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