A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World
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