MacMullen, Ramsay

MacMullen, Ramsay

(1928–  ) historian; born in New York City. Educated at Harvard (B.A. 1950; M.A. 1953; Ph.D. 1957), he taught at Yale (1967). His many publications, including Soldier and Civilian in the Later Roman Empire (1963), Roman Social Relations (1974), Paganism in the Roman Empire (1981), Christianizing the Roman Empire (1984), Corruption and the Decline of Rome (1990), and Paganism and Christianity (1992), concentrated on social history and the period of late antiquity.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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MacMullen, Ramsay, Voting about God in Early Church Councils.
MacMullen, Ramsay. Christianizing the Roman Empire.