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A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World, Paperback / softback Book

A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World Paperback / softback

Edited by Rubina Raja, Joerg Rupke

Part of the Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World series

Description

A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World presents a comprehensive overview of a wide range of topics relating to the practices, expressions, and interactions of religion in antiquity, primarily in the Greco-Roman world. - Features readings that focus on religious experience and expression in the ancient world rather than solely on religious belief - Places a strong emphasis on domestic and individual religious practice - Represents the first time that the concept of "lived religion" is applied to the ancient history of religion and archaeology of religion - Includes cutting-edge data taken from top contemporary researchers and theorists in the field - Examines a large variety of themes and religious traditions across a wide geographical area and chronological span - Written to appeal equally to archaeologists and historians of religion

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 520 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781119042846

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