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A Companion to Roman Religion

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 25.03.2011
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Roman Religion

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
Jörg Rüpke is Chair of Comparative Religion at the University of Erfurt and coordinator of the Priority Program of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft 1080 'Roman imperial and provincial religion'. His recent books include Religion of the Romans (2001), Rituals in Ink (2004), Fasti Sacerdotum (2005), Religion and Law, ed. with Clifford Ando, (2006), Zeit und Fest (2006), and Religions Orientales (2006).

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 576
    Erscheinungsdatum: 25.03.2011
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781444341317
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
    Größe: 4695kBytes
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