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  1. The Cult of Mithras in Late Antiquity: Development, Decline and Demise ca. A.D. 270-430

    The Cult of Mithras in Late Antiquity: Development, Decline and Demise ca. A.D. 270-430 [Paperback]

    David Walsh (Author)

    £122.00

    ISBN: 9789004380806
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Late Antique Archaeology (Supplementary Series)
    Volume: 2
    In The Cult of Mithras in Late Antiquity David Walsh explores how the cult of Mithras developed across the 3rd and 4th centuries A.D. and why by the early 5th century the cult had completely disappeared. Contrary to the traditional narrative that ... .... Learn More
  2. Fortuna: Deity and Concept in Archaic and Republican Italy

    Fortuna: Deity and Concept in Archaic and Republican Italy [Hardback]

    Daniele Miano (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9780198786566
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    What is good luck and what did it mean to the Romans? What connections were there between luck and childbirth, victory in war, or success in business? What did Roman statesmen like Cicero and Caesar think about luck? This volume aims to address th... .... Learn More
  3. Cultic Theatres & Ritual Drama

    Cultic Theatres & Ritual Drama: Regional Development & Religious Interchange Between East & West in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Inge Nielsen (Author)

    £30.50

    ISBN: 9788772888798
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    Volume: 4
    This well-illustrated book thoroughly investigates the relations between East and West in the Ancient world as seen through the lens of ancient religious practices. The author has concentrated on one aspect of the cult, the ritual drama, and its s... .... Learn More
  4. 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
    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
  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)

    £73.03

    ISBN: 9783110447019
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Series: Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche Und Vorarbeiten
    Volume: 66
    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. 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)

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    ISBN: 9780190267148
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    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 eunuch ... .... Learn More
  7. Religious Deviance in the Roman World: Superstition or Individuality?

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

    Jorg Rupke (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.99

    Special Price: £45.00

    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 denounced ... .... Learn More
  8. The Gods, the State and the Individual

    The Gods, the State and the Individual: Reflections on Civic Religion in Rome [Hardback]

    John Scheid (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9780812247664
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Roman religion has long presented a number of challenges to historians approaching the subject from a perspective framed by the three Abrahamic religions. The Romans had no sacred text that espoused its creed or offered a portrait of its foundatio... .... Learn More
  9. Mantike

    Mantike: Studies in Ancient Divination [Paperback]

    Sarah Iles Johnston (Editor); Peter T. Struck (Editor)

    Regular Price: £53.00

    Special Price: £20.00

    ISBN: 9789004283343
    Published by : BRILL
    This book thoroughly revisits divination as a central phenomenon in the lives of ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. It collects studies from many periods in Graeco-Roman history, from the Archaic period to the late Roman, and touches on many d... .... Learn More
  10. The Emperor and Rome

    The Emperor and Rome: Space, Representation and Ritual [Paperback]

    Bjorn Christian Ewald (Editor); Carlos F. Norena (Editor)

    Regular Price: £27.99

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    ISBN: 9781107519060
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The transition from republic to monarchy with the accession of Augustus heralded the transformation not just of the Roman political system but of the city of Rome itself. This volume, written by some of the foremost scholars from around the world,... .... Learn More

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