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187 Subject Index Abraham, 78n17, 81–82 Abrahamic covenant, 15, 81–82, 83, 122, 123, 132, 141, 144n4, 145 Absalom, 40, 61 Achaia, 115 Achilles, 72, 129, 130, 147, 152 actors, 59 Acts of Paul and Thecla, 51–56, 98 Adam, 47, 76 Adamantius, 14 Aeneas, 91n21 Aesop’s fables, 70n3 Africans, 78 Agamemnon, 74, 129, 150, 151 Ajax, 152 Americans with Disabilities Act, 144 anatomical method, 22–23, 68, 125, 127–29 subverted by Luke, 133–36 animals, 21, 23, 57, 125 ankles, 110–13, 116 antichrist, physiognomy of, 46–47 antitemple polemic, 139 Aphthonius, 131 Arians, 60 Aristotelian philosophy, 20–21 arrogance, 30 astrology, 43, 64–65, 90 astronomy, 93 asymmetry, 47 Augustus, 29–31, 44, 99, 102 baldness, 55, 150 baptism, 133, 139 Barnabas, 92–93 belly, 50–51 bent woman (Luke 13), 82, 83–95, 122, 144 birth defects, 101 blemishes on animals, 48 of priests, 40–41 blind, blindness, 47, 48n29, 101 of Paul, 80 and temple, 42 blind man (Luke 18), 98, 121 blond hair, 31–32 blood, 20 body, 25, 26, 59 and soul, 13, 14, 22, 45, 59, 116, 120, 122 body language, 117 boldness, 54, 117 bowed legs, 55 bravery, 26 “brood of vipers,” 76 Browne,Thomas, 13n7 bull, 44 caricature, 13n7 castration, 133, 134, 136 cattle, 30, 89 Celadus, 44–45 celibacy, 133 Cercopes, 104 character, and physique, 12, 15, 22, 26, 65, 127, 144–45 child of Abraham, 107 chiromancy, 44n14 Parsons_LukeActs_JDE_djm.indd 187 9/15/06 1:27:48 PM 188 Subject Index christological symbolism, 93–94 community. See eschatological community Comparison of Ajax and Achilles, 152 complexion, 31–32, 33 confidence, 54 Corinthians, 24, 68 Cornelius, 123, 133 countenance, 21, 47, 77 courage, 121 cowardice, 30, 34, 89, 113, 120 cranium, 44n14 Cretans, as liars, 24, 50n39 crippled dancers, 114 crooked, 85 Cynic philosophers, 117n33 dancing dwarf, 103 darkness, 43, 79, 80 daughter of Abraham, 87–89, 95 David, 40, 58, 61 deer, 35, 121n47, 125 deformities, 101, 104, 108 of slaves, 102 of worshipers, 42 Delphi, 25 Demosthenes, 74, 76 deportment, 32–33, 119–21 Deuteronomistic History, 39, 61–62 disabled, disabilities, 15, 42, 62n79, 143n1 disability studies, 144 disfigured, 15 disposition, 35 disproportionate body, 47 divination, 64–65 Domitian, 102 donkeys, 89 dove, 75 drunkenness, 51 dwarfism, 25, 47, 102–3, 108 eagle, 14, 32 early Christian physiognomy, 48–61 ecphrasis, 32, 127–28 education, in ancient world, 124 effeminate features, 26, 60, 113, 120, 135 eighteen (number), 89–95 Eliab, 61 Elymas, 80 encomia, 19n5, 26, 100, 126–27, 129–30 Encomium of Achilles, 152 Encomium of Thersites, 148–51 Encyclopaedia Britannica, 13 Epictetus, 70 Esau, hairiness, 47 eschatological community, 15, 82, 109, 122, 124, 132, 136, 141, 145 eschatological hope, 121, 138 Essenes, 44 Ethiopia, 68, 123, 132 Ethiopian eunuch (Acts 8), 82, 108, 122, 123–24, 133–34, 138–40, 144 ethnographical method, 21, 23–24, 26, 58n73, 68, 125, 130–31 subverted by Luke, 132 ethopoeia, 127 ethos argumentation, 124, 131, 141 eunuchs, 42, 133–36 Eusthenes, 19 evil disposition, 86–87 evil-eye tradition, 76, 78 eyebrows, 21, 54, 55 eyes, 21, 26, 30, 32, 34, 35, 55, 76–81 and emotions, 27 and heart, 78 in Jewish literature, 77 and oratorical delivery, 77 as window to soul, 47 face, 23, 26, 27, 32, 55 fair complexion, 30 faith, 121n47 and body, 51 false prophets, as foxes, 70 feet, 47, 110–13, 116 feminist studies, 85 fingernails, 26 fingers, 26 flock, 72n8 Ford, Jeffrey, 11 forehead, 21, 44n14, 64–65 form criticism, 84 fourteen (number), 93 fox, 58, 69–71, 125 fullness, 93 gait, 30, 32–33, 59–60, 120–21 Gentiles, 68, 123, 132, 145 geocentrism, 24–25, 130n17 geographical stereotyping, 68 gestures, 21, 44, 59 giantism, 25 gloomy or morose disposition, 30 gluttony, 51 gnosticism, 50 Parsons_LukeActs_JDE_djm.indd 188 9/15/06 1:27:48 PM 189 Subject Index goat, 35 God holiness, 41 as potter, 45 works strength in weakness, 49 Golden Mean, 33–34 Good Samaritan, 145 goods of the body, 126–27 greatness of soul, 99, 120 Greco-Roman world critiques of physiognomy, 34–36 geocentrism, 25 rhetoric of, 49–50 small stature in, 100 physiognomy in, 17–34, 36, 44 greed, 99, 108 hair, 26, 31–32, 47, 150 handicap, 143n1 hands, 47 hare, 125 head, 26 healing of body, and transformation of soul, 116 heels, 50 height, excessive, 54 Heracles, 104 Hermotimus, 134 Herod, as fox, 58, 69–71 Hippocrates, 18 hospitality, 107...

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9781602584433
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2012-01-01
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