A Companion to Roman Religion

A Companion to Roman Religion

Editor(s): Jörg Rüpke

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405129435

Online ISBN: 9780470690970

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690970

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Changes

  2. Part II: Media

  3. Part III: Symbols and Practices

  4. Part IV: Actors and Actions

  5. Part V: Different Religious Identities

  6. Part VI: Roman Religion Outside and Seen from Outside

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