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  1. The Archaeology of Early Roman Religion

    The Archaeology of Early Roman Religion [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Colantoni (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9780415836647
    Published by : Routledge
    The religion of the people of Rome in the first centuries of the city’s history has long been a topic of interest for scholars, but it has been investigated primarily through literary evidence recorded in the first century BC and later, many centu... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis (SET): Agents, Images, and Practices

    Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis (SET): Agents, Images, and Practices [Hardback]

    Valentino Gasparini (Editor); Richard Veymiers (Editor)

    £293.00

    ISBN: 9789004377837
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Religions in the Graeco-Roman World
    Volume: 187
    In Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis Valentino Gasparini and Richard Veymiers present a collection of reflections on the individuals and groups which animated one of Antiquity's most dynamic, significant and popular religi... .... Learn More
  4. Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain

    Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain [Hardback]

    Miranda Aldhouse-Green (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780500252222
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    Two thousand years ago, the Romans sought to absorb into their empire what they regarded as a remote, almost mythical island on the very edge of the known world - Britain. The expeditions of Julius Caesar and the invasion of ad 43 brought fundamen... .... Learn More
  5. Fortuna: Deity and Concept in Archaic and Republican Italy

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

    Daniele Miano (Author)

    £60.00

    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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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)

    £62.00

    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
  10. Religious Deviance in the Roman World: Superstition or Individuality?

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

    Jorg Rupke (Author)

    £67.99

    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 denounced ... .... Learn More

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