Angelo di Berardino is past president and current professor of patrology at the Augustinian Patristic Institute (Augustinianum) in Rome. He is the editor of the three volume Encyclopedia of of Ancient Christianity, Patrology: The Eastern Fathers from the Council of Chalcedon to John of Damascus, and Ancient Christian Doctrine Volume 4. In addition to the publication of numerous articles, he co-edited with Basil Studer History of Theology I: The Patristic Period.
Gianluca Pilara has published more than a dozen articles on the early church. He has also collaborated with Angelo di Berardino in the translation and editing of numerous books of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture in Italian. He recently completed Roma e il sacco dele 410: realta, interpretazione, mito with Angelo Di Berardino and L. Spera.
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This new Historical Atlas is the first of its kind to provide a detailed picture of the early church’s physical presence in the empire, tracing Christianity’s geographical footprint upon the map of the ancient world. Complete with 59 full-color and detailed maps, illustrations of important monuments and places, and an up-to-date scholarly bibliography, the Historical Atlas serves both as a valuable reference work and a useful teaching tool. It will serve as an indispensable tool for those desiring to study the ancient Christian period in its historical as well as its geographical context. Fr. Angelo DiBerardino, former president of the Augustinianum in Rome has provided an expert guide through the early Christian world.
Without doubt, an excellent and important acquisition for any library, or university course dealing in Late Antiquity or Early Christianity.
“This new Historical Atlas is a ground-breaking achievement that combines in a unique way detailed historical information about the first centuries of Christianity with carefully executed, detailed maps and illustrations of important monuments and places, enhanced by a rich and up-to-date scholarly bibliography.”
“A wonderful resource for historians and anyone interested in the late antiquity and early Christian world.”
“The appearance of Di Berardino’s Historical Atlas of Ancient Christianity is a major event in Early Christian Studies! Lavishly illustrated with maps and photographs, this volume is a worthy successorto van der Meer and Mohrmann.”
“The 59 regional maps with different scales of the Roman Empire and its neighbours make it a most useful tool for teaching as well as an engaging introduction to the various landscapes of Ancient Christianity.”
“It is clear, comprehensive and user friendly. I recommend it highly for students and colleagues.”