Brittain, Alfred – Women Of Early Christianity

Contents

INTRODUCTION

PREFACE

I THE WOMEN OF THE GOSPEL NARRATIVE The study of the early Christian women takes up a phase of the history of woman which is peculiar to itself. It is

II THE WOMEN OF THE APOSTOLIC AGE

III THE ERA OF PERSECUTION

IV SAINT HELENA AND THE TIME OF CONSTANTINE

V POST-NICENE MOTHERS

VI THE NUNS OF THE PRIMITIVE CHURCH

VII WOMEN WHO WITNESSED THE FALL OF ROME

VIII WOMEN OF THE FRANKISH CHURCH

IX THE EMPRESS EUDOXIA From the story of Christian Womanhood in Old Rome on the Tiber we pass naturally to the story of Christian Womanhood in that New Rome on the Bosporus

X THE RIVAL EMPRESSES–PULCHERIA AND EUDOCIA

XI THE EMPRESS THEODORA

XII OTHER SELF-ASSERTING AUGUSTAE–VERINA, ARIADNE, SOPHIA, MARTINA, IRENE

XIII BYZANTINE EMPRESSES THEODORA II., THEOPHANO, ZOE, THEODORA III.

XIV THE PRINCESSES OF THE COMNENI

XV WOMANHOOD OF THE BYZANTINE DECADENCE

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