A Companion to Roman Religion (Heftet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 572
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
ISBN/EAN: 9781444339246
Omtale: 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

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