Section 'Politische Geschichte / Political History' (comprising
vols. II 1 - II 11):
Vols. II 11, 2-3: Political and social history of regions and provinces
in Sicily, Sardinia, and Italy, and of the City of Rome, as well
as general topics of regional history of the Empire (with, in vol.
II 11, 3, important Addenda to vols. II 11, 1f.).
Section 'Künste /Arts' (comprising vol. II
Vols. II 12, 4-6: Art in the regions and provinces of the Empire
(continued) (with, in vol. II 12, 6, important Addenda to vols.
II 12, 1ff.).
Section 'Religion' (comprising vols. II 16 - II
18 [Pagan religions], II 19 - II 21 [Judaism], II 22 [Gnosticism],
and II 23 - II 28 [Christianity]):
Vol. II 18, 6: Pagan religions in Africa (without Egypt), Sicily,
Sardinia, Italy, and the City of Rome (and important Addenda to
vols. II 16, II 17, and II 18,1-5);
Vol. II 22, 1-3: Gnosticism and related phenomena;
Vol. II 24, 1-3: Geographical expansion, social history, and internal
organization of early Christianity in the pre-Constantinian period;
Vol. II 26, 4-6: Topics of religious history related to the New
Testament (in continuation of vols. II 26, 1-3, with, in vol. II
26, 4, important Addenda to vols. II 26,1 ff.);
Vol. II 27, 2-4: Authors and works of early Christian literature
(Greek and Latin) of the pre-Constantinian period, after the New
Testament (vols. II 25, 1-6) and the Apostolic Fathers (vol. II
27,1) (with, in vol. II 27, 4, important Addenda to vol. II 27,
Vol. II 28, 1-4: General topics, i. e., topics not limited to individual
authors and works, of language, literature, thought (doctrine),
liturgy, and art of early Christianity in the pre-Constantinian
Section 'Sprachen und Literatur / Languages and Literature'
(comprising vol. II 29 ['Sprachen / Languages'] and vols.
II 30 - II 35 ['Literatur / Literature']):
Vol. II 29, 3: Languages in the regions and provinces of the Empire
(in continuation of vols. II 29, 1-2, with important Addenda to
Vol. II 35, 1-4: General topics, i. e., topics not limited to individual
authors and works, on forms, genres, motifs, and themes as well
as the conditions of the creation and reception of Latin and Greek
Section 'Philosophie, Wissenschaften, Technik / Philosophy,
Sciences, Technology' (comprising vols. II 36 ['Philosophie
/ Philosophy'] and II 37 ['Wissenschaften, Technik / Sciences, Technology']):
Vols. II 37, 4-6: Medicine (continued), the Sciences, Mathematics,
and Technology (with, in vol. II 37, 6, important Addenda to vols.
II 36 and II 37, 1ff.).
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