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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

    Special Price: £45.00

    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
  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)

    Regular Price: £73.03

    Special Price: £30.00

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Conceptions of Cosmos

    Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe [Paperback]

    Helge S. Kragh (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.49

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    ISBN: 9780199665143
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This book is a historical account of how natural philosophers and scientists have endeavoured to understand the universe at large, first in a mythical and later in a scientific context. Starting with the creation stories of ancien... .... Learn More
  9. The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean

    The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Jörg Rupke (Editor)

    Regular Price: £132.50

    Special Price: £34.95

    ISBN: 9780199674503
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Ancient religions are usually treated as collective and political phenomena and, apart from a few towering figures, the individual religious agent has fallen out of view. Addressing this gap, the essays in this volume focus on the individual and i... .... Learn More
  10. Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity

    Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity [Paperback]

    Maureen Carroll (Editor); John Peter Wild (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781445603001
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
    Naked we come into the world, but we are extraordinarily unlucky if naked we leave it. It is a human reaction to cover the dead with textiles. This volume presents the results of new and ground-breaking research in the UK and abroad on clothing an... .... Learn More

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