A fascinating anthology of quotes and stories popular in Mediterranean society during the first centuries—familiar tales often reflected in the gospel stories. The pages of this unique reference work draw a vivid and colorful picture of popular culture in the ancient world.
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Vernon K. Robbins is professor of New Testament and comparative sacred texts at Emory University, Atlanta, where he has taught for twenty-nine years. Among his other books are "Jesus the Teacher: A Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation of Mark, The Invention of Christian Discourse", and "Sea Voyages and Beyond: Emerging Strategies in Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation".About the Author:
Vernon K. Robbins is Professor of Religion at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and author of Jesus the Teacher (1984).
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Book Description Polebridge, 1989. Hardcover with dust jacket. VG/VG 493 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 297293
Book Description Polebridge Press, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 094434402X Robbins, Vernon K. Ancient Quotes & Anecdotes: From Crib to Crypt. Sonoma, CA: Polebridge Press, 1989. 493pp. Indexed. Bibliography. 8vo. Hardcover. Book condition: Near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near fine. Bookseller Inventory # UROBANC00CCW
Book Description Polebridge, 1989. Hardcover with dust jacket. VG/VG. An anthology of 'ancient stories, sayings, and deeds' that 'provide a window onto the everyday, witty, and often insightful world of antiquity.' Jewish, Greek, Roman, Islamic, and Christian sources. 493 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 439080