A companion to Roman religion / edited by Jörg Rüpke.

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Published
  • Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub. 2007
Physical description
1 online resource (xxx, 542 pages) : illustrations, maps.
ISBN
  • 9780470690970 (electronic bk.)
  • 0470690976 (electronic bk.)
  • 1405129433
  • 9781405129435
  • 1444339249
  • 9781444339246
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 472-510) and indexes.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. Available via World Wide Web.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Roman religion -- religions of Rome / Jörg Rüpke -- Approaching Roman religion : the case for Wissenschaftsgeschichte / C. Robert Phillips, III -- Changes -- The religion of archaic Rome / Christopher Smith -- Pre-Roman Italy, before and under the Romans / Olivier de Cazanove -- Urban religion in the middle and late republic / Eric Orlin -- Continuity and change : religion in the Augustan semi-century / Karl Galinsky -- Religions and the integration of cities in the empire in the second century AD : the creation of a common religious language / William Van Andringa -- Old religions transformed : 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 -- Religion and Roman coins / Jonathan Williams -- Reliefs, public and private / Katja Moede -- Inscriptions as sources of knowledge for religions and cults in the Roman world of imperial times / Rudolf Haensch -- Religion in the house / Annemarie Kaufmann-Heinimann -- Symbols and practices -- Roman cult sites : a pragmatic approach / Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser -- Complex rituals : games and processions in republican Rome / Frank Bernstein -- Performing the sacred : prayers and hymns / Frances Hickson Hahn -- Music and dance : forms of representation in pictorial and written sources / Friederike Fless and Katja Moede -- Sacrifices for gods and ancestors / John Scheid -- Actors and actions -- Religious actors in daily life : practices and related beliefs / Nicole Belayche -- Republican nobiles : controlling the res publica / Veit Rosenberger -- Emperors : caring for the empire and their successors / Peter Herz -- Urban elites in the Roman East : enhancing regional positions and social superiority / Athanasios Rizakis -- Living on religion : professionals and personnel / Marietta Horster -- Different religious identities -- Roman diaspora Judaism / Jack N. Lightstone -- Creating one's own religion : intellectual choices / Attilio Mastrocinque -- Institutionalized religious options : mithraism / Richard Gordon -- The Romanness of Roman Christianity / Stefan Heid -- Roman religion outside and seen from outside -- Exporting Roman religion / Clifford Ando -- Religion in the Roman East / Ted Kaizer -- Roman religion in the vision of Tertullian / Cecilia Ames.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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