Tag Archive for 'Brill'

Ezquerra, Romanising Oriental Gods – freely accessible online!

Just discovered that Jaime Alvar Ezquerra and his publisher Brill have done something marvellous with Richard Gordon’s translation of his book Romanising oriental gods: Myth, Salvation and Ethics in the Cults of Cybele, Isis and Mithras (2008).  I needed to consult it, and Google books gave me so very little with which to do so. […]

Epiphanius: A new edition of “Panarion” in English; and an old one of “De Gemmis”

There is one really important patristic text that isn’t online.  I refer to the massive compendium of heresies, the Panarion of Epiphanius of Salamis.  An English translation was made by Frank Williams, and published by Brill.  Massively expensive, I cracked and bought a copy some years ago.  It is the main source for the Ebionites […]