A companion to Roman religion / edited by Jörg Rüpke.

Published
  • Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub. 2007
Physical description
xxx, 542 p. : ill., maps.
ISBN
  • 1-78268-489-1
  • 1-281-06918-3
  • 9786611069186
  • 1-4051-8513-9
  • 0-470-69097-6
  • 0-470-76645-X
Notes
  • Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
  • English
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • Roman religion religions of Rome / Jörg Rüpke -- Approaches to Roman religion / C. Robert Phillips III -- Changes -- Religion in archaic latium / Christopher Smith -- Italian religion before, above and under the Romans / Oliver de Cazanove -- Urban religion in the middle and late republic / Eric Orlin -- The long reign : religion in the Augustan semi-century / Karl Galinsky -- A common religion for the empire, the second century / William van Andringa -- Ultima ratio : religions and religious policy from Decius to Constantine / Hartmut Leppin -- Religious koine and religious dissent in the fourth century / Michele Renee Salzman -- Media -- The history of Roman religion in Roman historiography and epic / Denis Feeney -- Coins / Jonathan Williams -- Reliefs, public and private (including sarcophagi) / Katja Moede -- Epigraphy : tombstones, dedications, and calendars / Rudolf Haensch -- Religion in the house : mosaics, wallpaintings, luxury and everyday objects / Annemarie Kaufmann-Heinimann -- Symbols and practices -- Cult places and religious architecture, and images / Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser -- Complex rituals : games and processions in republican Rome / Frank Bernstein -- Prayer and hymns / Frances Hickson Hahn -- Music and dance / Friederike Fless/Katja Moede -- Sacrifices for gods and ancestors (incl. funeral ritual) / John Scheid -- Actors and actions -- Religion and daily needs (votive religion, "magical" practices) / Nicole Belayche -- Republican nobiles : controlling the res publica (augury and prodigy) / Veit Rosenberger -- Emperors : Caring for the empire and their own successors / Peter Herz -- Urban elites in the empire : enhancing regional positions and social superiority / Athanassios Ritzakis -- Living on religion : professionals and personnel / Marietta Horster -- Different religious identities -- Being a foreigner in Rome : Roman Jews / Jack Lightstone -- Creating one's own religion : intellectual and professional choices (neo-pythagorism etc.) / Attilio Mastrocinque -- Institutionalized religious options : mithraicism / Richard Gordon -- The romanness of Roman Christianity / Stefan Heid -- Roman religion outside and seen from outside -- Exporting religion : colonies and municipal laws / Clifford Ando -- The view from the east / Ted Kaizer -- The view from the west / Cecilia Ames.
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  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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