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Melania the Younger: From Rome to Jerusalem

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Melania the Younger: From Rome to Jerusalem

Elizabeth A. Clark

Melania the Younger: From Rome to Jerusalem analyzes one of the most richly detailed stories of a woman of late antiquity. Melania was one of the richest women in the Roman Empire of her era. Born in Rome amid fabulous wealth around 385 CE, she opted for a life of ascetic renunciation as soon as her family circumstances permitted. Hers is a story of "riches to rags"... Read more

 

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