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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)

    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
  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
    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. 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
  4. 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)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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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
  5. 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

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    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
  6. Mantike

    Mantike: Studies in Ancient Divination [Paperback]

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

    Regular Price: £53.00

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    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
  7. 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
  8. Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire: Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero [Hardback]

    Vasily Rudich (Author)

    Regular Price: £125.00

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    ISBN: 9780415161060
    Published by : Routledge
    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire is the third installment in Vasily Rudich’s trilogy on the psychology of discontent in the Roman Empire at the time of Nero. Unlike his earlier books, it deals not with political dissidence, but with religious... .... Learn More
  9. The Religion of Senators in the Roman Empire

    The Religion of Senators in the Roman Empire [Paperback]

    Szuzsanna Varhelyi (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.99

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    ISBN: 9781107499935
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book examines the connection between political and religious power in the pagan Roman Empire through a study of senatorial religion. Presenting a new collection of historical, epigraphic, prosopographic and material evidence, it argues tha... .... Learn More
  10. Urban Dreams and Realites in Antiquity

    Urban Dreams and Realites in Antiquity: Remains and Representations of the Ancient City [Hardback]

    Adam M. Kemezis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £184.00

    Special Price: £80.00

    ISBN: 9789004277359
    Published by : Brill
    A unique variety of approaches to all aspects of urban culture in the ancient world can be found in Urban Dreams and Realities in Antiquity, a collection of 19 essays addressing ancient cities from an interdisciplinary perspective. As the title in... .... Learn More

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