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  1. The Nature and Origin of the Cult of Silvanus in the Roman Provinces of Dalmatia and Pannonia

    The Nature and Origin of the Cult of Silvanus in the Roman Provinces of Dalmatia and Pannonia [Paperback]

    Ljubica Perinić (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9781784915124
    Published by : Archaeopress
    The Nature and Origin of the Cult of Silvanus in the Roman Provinces of Dalmatia and Pannonia deals with the cult of Silvanus and presents the evidence and current state of research of the cult in Dalmatia and Pannonia to the wider scholarly ... .... Learn More
  2. Religious Deviance in the Roman World: Superstition or Individuality?

    Religious Deviance in the Roman World: Superstition or Individuality? [Hardback]

    Jorg Rupke (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107090521
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Religious individuality is not restricted to modernity. This book offers a new reading of the ancient sources in order to find indications for the spectrum of religious practices and intensified forms of such practices only occasionally denou... .... Learn More
  3. Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity

    Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity [Hardback]

    Peter T. Struck (Author)

    £34.95

    ISBN: 9780691169392
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Divination and Human Nature casts a new perspective on the rich tradition of ancient divination--the reading of divine signs in oracles, omens, and dreams. Popular attitudes during classical antiquity saw these readings as signs from the gods... .... Learn More
  4. The Politics of Sacrifice in Early Greek Myth and Poetry

    The Politics of Sacrifice in Early Greek Myth and Poetry [Hardback]

    Charles Heiko Stocking (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107164260
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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  5. At the Temple Gates: The Religion of Freelance Experts in the Roman Empire

    At the Temple Gates: The Religion of Freelance Experts in the Roman Empire [Hardback]

    Heidi Wendt (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190267148
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    In his sixth satire, Juvenal deplores the pastimes of Roman women, foremost of which is superstition. Speculating about how wives busy themselves while their husbands are away, the poet introduces a revolving door of visitors who include a eu... .... Learn More
  6. A Family of Gods:

    A Family of Gods:: The Worship of the Imperial Family in the Latin West [Hardback]

    Gwynaeth McIntyre (Author)

    £46.95

    ISBN: 9780472130054
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Roman politics and religion were inherently linked as the Romans attempted to explain the world and their place within it. As Roman territory expanded and power became consolidated into the hands of one man, people throughout the empire sough... .... Learn More
  7. A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

    A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome [Hardback]

    Meghan J. DiLuzio (Author)

    £34.95

    ISBN: 9780691169576
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    A Place at the Altar illuminates a previously underappreciated dimension of religion in ancient Rome: the role of priestesses in civic cult. Demonstrating that priestesses had a central place in public rituals and institutions, Meghan DiLuzio... .... Learn More
  8. Legible Religion: Books Gods and Rituals in Roman Culture

    Legible Religion: Books Gods and Rituals in Roman Culture [Hardback]

    Duncan Macrae (Author)

    £36.95

    ISBN: 9780674088719
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Scholars have long emphasized the importance of scripture in studying religion, tacitly separating a few privileged “religions of the Book” from faiths lacking sacred texts, including ancient Roman religion. Looking beyond this distinction, D... .... Learn More
  9. The Mind of Mithraists

    The Mind of Mithraists: Historical and Cognitive Studies in the Roman Cult of Mithras [Paperback]

    Luther H. Martin (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781474288699
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    The Roman cult of Mithras was the most widely-dispersed and densely-distributed cult throughout the expanse of the Roman Empire from the end of the first until the fourth century AD, rivaling the early growth and development of Christianity d... .... Learn More
  10. Greek Myths in Roman Art and Culture

    Greek Myths in Roman Art and Culture: Imagery, Values and Identity in Italy, 50 BC-AD 250 [Hardback]

    Zahra Newby (Author)

    £74.99

    ISBN: 9781107072244
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Images of episodes from Greek mythology are widespread in Roman art, appearing in sculptural groups, mosaics, paintings and reliefs. They attest to Rome's enduring fascination with Greek culture, and its desire to absorb and reframe that cult... .... Learn More

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