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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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

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    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
  4. 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
  5. 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

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    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
  6. 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
  7. Classical Mythology

    Classical Mythology [Paperback]

    M. P. O. Morford (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780195397703
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    A good introduction to Greek and Roman mythology based largely on literary works, although with some mention of art and architecture. The authors divide their subject according to the myths of creation, the Greek sagas, the nature of Roman myth... .... Learn More
  8. Cult Places and Cultural Change in Republican Italy

    Cult Places and Cultural Change in Republican Italy [Hardback]

    Tesse Stek (Author)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9789089641779
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Cult places had a pivotal function among the various 'Italic' tribes known to us from the ancient sources, which had been gradually conquered and subsequently controlled by Rome. Through an analysis of archaeological, literary and epigraphic ev... .... Learn More
  9. Power of Sacrifice

    Power of Sacrifice: Roman and Christian Discourses in Conflict [Hardback]

    George Heyman (Author)

    Regular Price: £63.50

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    ISBN: 9780813214894
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Oxbow says: In his study of Roman and Christian thinking on the practice of public sacrifice, George Heyman argues that sacrifice was used in similar ways as both a ritual practice and a mode of social discourse. Through ancient writers such as... .... Learn More
  10. Religion in Republican Italy

    Religion in Republican Italy [Hardback]

    Celia Schultz (Editor); Paul B. Harvey Jr. (Editor)

    Regular Price: £72.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780521863667
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Using archaeological and epigraphic evidence as well as the literary sources the 10 essays presented here aim to shed light on the 'Romanisation' of religion in the Italian penninsula in the mid to late republic. Attempts are made to define pre... .... Learn More

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