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  1. 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
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    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
  2. Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion

    Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion [Hardback]

    Jorg Rupke (Author)

    £32.95

    ISBN: 9780691156835
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    From one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, an innovative and comprehensive account of religion in the ancient Roman and Mediterranean world In this ambitious and authoritative book, Jorg Rupke provides a comprehensive and strikin... .... Learn More
  3. The Roman Mithras Cult: A Cognitive Approach

    The Roman Mithras Cult: A Cognitive Approach [Hardback]

    Olympia Panagiotidou (Author); Roger Beck (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781472567413
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation
    This book is the first full cognitive history of an ancient religious practice. In this ground-breaking study on one of the most intriguing and mysterious cults, Olympia Panagiotidou, with contributions from Roger Beck, shows how cognitive histori... .... 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. The Mithraeum at Caesarea Maritima

    The Mithraeum at Caesarea Maritima [Hardback]

    Jane DeRose Evans (Author)

    £61.00

    ISBN: 9780897570978
    Published by : American Schools of Oriental Research
    Series: ASOR Archaeological Reports
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    Robert J. Bull began the excavation of a vault on the south side of the Inner Harbour of Caesarea Maritima, Israel. The vault was one of a row of warehouses built to store goods unloaded from the harbour built by Herod the Great. Begins with an in... .... Learn More
  6. Prophets and Profits: Ancient Divination and Its Reception

    Prophets and Profits: Ancient Divination and Its Reception [Hardback]

    Richard Evans (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138290150
    Published by : Routledge
    This volume examines the ways in which divination, often through oracular utterances and other mechanisms, linked mortals with the gods, and places the practice within the ancient sociopolitical and religious environment. Whether humans sought kno... .... Learn More
  7. The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden: Religion at the Roman Street Corner

    The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden: Religion at the Roman Street Corner [Hardback]

    Harriet I. Flower (Author)

    £37.95

    ISBN: 9780691175003
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The most pervasive gods in ancient Rome had no traditional mythology attached to them, nor was their worship organized by elites. Throughout the Roman world, neighborhood street corners, farm boundaries, and household hearths featured small shrine... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. 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)

    £111.00

    ISBN: 9789004347106
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Impact of Empire
    Volume: 25
    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
  10. 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)

    £110.00

    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

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