Allen Brent

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Professor in Early Christian History and Iconography
Department of Theology & Religious Studies
King’s College London
E-mail: allen.brent@kcl.ac.uk
Page: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/trs/people/staff/academic/brent.aspx

Fields of interest:

  • The historical and cultural interface between Graeco-Roman paganism and early Christianity
  • The role of ambiguous, Pagan and Christian iconography
  • The development of Church Order in the matrix of Graeco Roman culture
  • Methodologies for interpreting iconography
  • The contribution of iconography and epigraphy to the interpretation of historical events in illumination of literary sources