Guide to the Early Christian and Byzantine Antiquities in the British Museum

Guide to the Early Christian and Byzantine Antiquities in the British Museum

Today’s free book is a detailed description of part of the British Museum’s collection relating to early Christian and Byzantine studies. It brings together material from different collections in a way that would not be possible in the Museum itself. The book contains 15 plates, a sketch-map and 105 illustrations. My thanks to Book Aid…

British Christianity during the Roman Empire

Today’s free book is a brief monograph on an unusual subject – British Christianity during the Roman Occupation by Richard Valpy French. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. Richard Valpy French [1839-1907], British Christianity during the Roman Occupation. London: SPCK, 1900. Hbk. pp.64. [Click…

Sources Illustrating Mithraism – A.S. Geden

Mithraism was a widespread mystery religion in the Roman Empire during the first centuries of Christianity. This little book gathers together primary sources from both pagan and Christian sources relating to mithraism. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. Alfred Shenington Geden [1857-1936], Select Passages…

Church’s Task Under the Roman Empire by Charles Bigg

This is a series of four lectures on the Church’s task of evangelising the Roman Empire. Charles Bigg [1840-1908] was Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Oxford. This title is in the public domain. Charles Bigg [1840-1908], The Church’s Task under the Roman Empire. Four Lectures with Preface, Notes and an Excursus….