A Companion to Roman Religion, Paperback / softback Book

A Companion to Roman Religion Paperback / softback

Edited by Jorg Rupke

Part of the Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World series

Description

A comprehensive treatment of the significant symbols and institutions of Roman religion, this companion places the various religious symbols, discourses, and practices, including Judaism and Christianity, into a larger framework to reveal the sprawling landscape of the Roman religion. * An innovative introduction to Roman religion * Approaches the field with a focus on the human-figures instead of the gods * Analyzes religious changes from the eighth century BC to the fourth century AD * Offers the first history of religious motifs on coins and household/everyday utensils * Presents Roman religion within its cultural, social, and historical contexts

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 572 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ancient religions & mythologies
  • ISBN: 9781444339246

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