Table of contents for Families and friends in late Roman Cappadocia / Raymond Van Dam.

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         Introduction   1

         Fathers and Sons

1        Adopting a Father: Basil and Basil the Elder  15

2        "Sigh like a Lover, Obey like a Son": Gregory of Nazianzus and
         Gregory the Elder   40

3        Forgotten Brothers   59

4        "The Father Was Always the Father"  75

         Mothers and Daughters

5        "Hollow Out a Stone": Nonna and Gorgonia  87

6        Her Mother's Cloak: Emmelia and Macrina  99

7        Was God the Father Married? Virginity and Social
         Extinction   114


8        "Your Soul in Your Letter": The Emotional Life
         of Letters  131

9        Best of Friends: The Friends of Basil and Gregory
         of Nazianzus   139

10        Worst of Friends: The Friendship of Basil and Gregory of
          Nazianzus    155

          Epilogue: A Fourth Cappadocian Father  185

          Abbreviations   189

          Notes    191

          Editions and Translations  227

              The Cappadocian Fathers   227

              Ancient Authors and Texts  229


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:Cappadocia (Turkey) History, Cappadocian Fathers