Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World: A Companion to Roman Religion

Editor/Author Rüpke, Jörg
Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $239.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $359.92
ISBN: 978-1-4051-2943-5
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 70
Book Status: Available

A comprehensive treatment of the significant symbols and institutions of Roman religion, this companion places the various religious symbols, discourses, and practices, including Judaism and Christianity, into a larger framework to reveal the sprawling landscape of the Roman religion. An innovative introduction to Roman religion. Approaches the field with a focus on the human-figures instead of the gods Analyzes religious changes from the eighth century BC to the fourth century AD. Offers the first history of religious motifs on coins and household/everyday utensils. Presents Roman religion within its cultural, social, and historical contexts.

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