Nemesis, the Roman State and the Games

Nemesis, the Roman State and the Games

by Michael B. Hornum
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004097457

ISBN-13: 9789004097452

Pub. Date: 04/01/1993

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This re-evaluation of the place of Nemesis in the Roman World shows that the goddess was associated less with the lower classes than with the emperor and state. It also reveals her as particularly connected with the munus and venatio as the result of a function peculiar to these games.

Overview

This re-evaluation of the place of Nemesis in the Roman World shows that the goddess was associated less with the lower classes than with the emperor and state. It also reveals her as particularly connected with the munus and venatio as the result of a function peculiar to these games.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004097452
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1993
Series:
Religions in the Graeco-Roman World Series, #11
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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