What was the setting in first-century Ephesus?
Curetes Street
<< BCE
CE >>
The Harbors
The Amazon Connection
City founded by Amazon queen
What was Ephesus like and
who was Artemis of the Ephesians
in the first centuries?
http://epigraphy.packhum.org/inscriptio...
Site visits: Ephesus, Rome, Pompeii, Athens, Jerusalem
Plutarch (A.D. 46–120)
“Alexander [the Great] was born … the same
day that the temple of Artemis at Ephesus was
burned…. I...
Strabo
“Artemis has her name from the fact that she
makes people ‘Artemeas’ meaning sound, well,
or delivered…”
LSJ lexico...
“It is often thought that Artemis of Ephesus was a
fertility goddess. However, Oster has noted that
this view of the cult ...
Reasoning:
•Breasts
•Motherhood
•Sex
•Nurturing
What if…
1 Timothy 2:15 But “she will be saved through childbearing”-- if they
continue in faith, love and holiness with p...
Creative thesis
History: First-century
Ephesus
Gender:
Esp. social history Art: The novel
Setting: The Ephesian Fragments
Character: Dr. Malia “Mia” Mikos
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  • Image: Artemis Ephesia, Vatican; Photo, courtesy of Dr. Joe Fantin
  • Glahn defense mn part 3

    1. 1. What was the setting in first-century Ephesus?
    2. 2. Curetes Street
    3. 3. << BCE CE >> The Harbors
    4. 4. The Amazon Connection
    5. 5. City founded by Amazon queen
    6. 6. What was Ephesus like and who was Artemis of the Ephesians in the first centuries? http://epigraphy.packhum.org/inscriptions/main
    7. 7. Site visits: Ephesus, Rome, Pompeii, Athens, Jerusalem
    8. 8. Plutarch (A.D. 46–120) “Alexander [the Great] was born … the same day that the temple of Artemis at Ephesus was burned…. Its mistress was absent, assisting at the birth of Alexander.”
    9. 9. Strabo “Artemis has her name from the fact that she makes people ‘Artemeas’ meaning sound, well, or delivered…” LSJ lexicon: ρτεμέωἀ , to be safe, sound
    10. 10. “It is often thought that Artemis of Ephesus was a fertility goddess. However, Oster has noted that this view of the cult stems in large part from the Christian polemic against Artemis…” (Trebilco, 23)
    11. 11. Reasoning: •Breasts •Motherhood •Sex •Nurturing
    12. 12. What if… 1 Timothy 2:15 But “she will be saved through childbearing”-- if they continue in faith, love and holiness with propriety.
    13. 13. Creative thesis History: First-century Ephesus Gender: Esp. social history Art: The novel
    14. 14. Setting: The Ephesian Fragments
    15. 15. Character: Dr. Malia “Mia” Mikos
    16. 16. Excerpt
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