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  1. Religious Networks in the Roman Empire

    Religious Networks in the Roman Empire [Paperback]

    Anna Collar (Author)

    £27.99

    ISBN: 9781107655041
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The first three centuries AD saw the spread of new religious ideas through the Roman Empire, crossing a vast and diverse geographical, social and cultural space. In this innovative study, Anna Collar explores both how this happene... .... Learn More
  2. Celtic Religions in the Roman Period

    Celtic Religions in the Roman Period: Personal, Local, and Global [Paperback]

    Ralph Haeussler (Editor); Thomas King (Editor)

    £39.95

    ISBN: 9781891271250
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    Series: Celtic Studies Publications
    Volume: 20
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This multi-authored book brings together new work, from a wide range of disciplinary vantages, on pre-Christian religion in the Celtic-speaking provinces of the Roman Empire. The chapters are the work of international experts in the fields of clas... .... Learn More
  3. Old Society, New Belief: Religious Transformation of China and Rome, CA. 1st-6th Centuries

    Old Society, New Belief: Religious Transformation of China and Rome, CA. 1st-6th Centuries [Hardback]

    Mu-chou Poo (Author); H. A. Drake (Author); Lisa Raphals (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190278359
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    In the first century of the Common Era, two new belief systems entered long-established cultures with radically different outlooks and values: missionaries started to spread the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth in Rome and the Buddha in China. Rome ... .... Learn More
  4. Empire and Religion: Religious Change in Greek Cities Under Roman Rule

    Empire and Religion: Religious Change in Greek Cities Under Roman Rule [Hardback]

    Elena Muniz Grijalvo (Editor); Juan Manuel Cortes Copete (Editor); Lozano Gomez (Editor)

    £101.00

    ISBN: 9789004347106
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Impact of Empire
    Volume: 25
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    This volume explores the nature of religious change in the Greek-speaking cities of the Roman Empire. Emphasis is put on those developments that apparently were not the direct result of Roman actions: the intensification of idiosyncratically Greek... .... Learn More
  5. Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire

    Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire [Hardback]

    Georgia Petridou (Editor); Richard L Gordon (Editor); Jorg Rupke (Editor)

    £98.99

    ISBN: 9783110447019
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Series: Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche Und Vorarbeiten
    Volume: 66
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    The last decade has seen a surge of scholarly interest in these religious professionals and a good number of high quality publications. Our volume, however, with its unique intercultural character and its explicit focus on appropriation and contes... .... Learn More
  6. Contextualizing the Sacred in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East: Religious Identities in Local, Regional, and Imperial Settings

    Contextualizing the Sacred in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East: Religious Identities in Local, Regional, and Imperial Settings [Paperback]

    Rubina Raja (Editor)

    £102.00

    ISBN: 9782503569635
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Contextualizing the Sacred
    Volume: 8
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    The study of religion and religious identities in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East has been a focus within archaeology and ancient history for centuries. Yet the transition between the Hellenistic and Roman period remains difficult to grasp fro... .... Learn More
  7. Votive Body Parts in Greek and Roman Religion

    Votive Body Parts in Greek and Roman Religion [Hardback]

    Jessica Hughes (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107157835
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book examines a type of object that was widespread and very popular in classical antiquity - votive offerings in the shape of parts of the human body. It collects examples from four principal areas and time periods: Classical Greece, pre-Roma... .... Learn More
  8. Expressions of Cult in the Southern Levant in the Greco-Roman Period: Manifestations in Text and Material Culture

    Expressions of Cult in the Southern Levant in the Greco-Roman Period: Manifestations in Text and Material Culture [Paperback]

    Oren Tal (Editor); Zeev Weiss (Editor)

    £102.00

    ISBN: 9782503553351
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Contextualizing the Sacred
    Volume: 6
    The arrival of Alexander the Great in the southern Levant ushered in many changes, and the subsequent period saw many more upheavals, including the Roman conquest, the Jewish revolts, and the gradual Christianization of the Holy Land. Throughout t... .... Learn More
  9. The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

    The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic [Hardback]

    Craige B. Champion (Author)

    £32.95

    ISBN: 9780691174853
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Peace of the Gods takes a new approach to the study of Roman elites' religious practices and beliefs, using current theories in psychology, sociology, and anthropology, as well as cultural and literary studies. Craige Champion focuses on what ... .... Learn More
  10. Images of Mithra

    Images of Mithra [Hardback]

    Philippa Adrych (Author); Robert Bracey (Author); Rachel Wood (Author); Jas Elsner (Author); Dominic Dalglish (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780198792536
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    With a history of use extending back to Vedic texts of the second millennium BC, derivations of the name Mithra appear in the Roman Empire, across Sasanian Persia, and in the Kushan Empire of southern Afghanistan and northern India during the firs... .... Learn More

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