Religions of Rome, Volume 1: A History / Edition 1

Religions of Rome, Volume 1: A History / Edition 1

by Mary Beard, John North, Simon Price
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521316820

ISBN-13: 9780521316828

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book offers a radical new survey of more than a thousand years of religious life in Rome, from the foundation of the city to its rise to world empire and its conversion to Christianity. It sets religion in its full cultural context, between the primitive hamlet of the eighth century BC and the cosmopolitan, multicultural society of the first centuries of the

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This book offers a radical new survey of more than a thousand years of religious life in Rome, from the foundation of the city to its rise to world empire and its conversion to Christianity. It sets religion in its full cultural context, between the primitive hamlet of the eighth century BC and the cosmopolitan, multicultural society of the first centuries of the Christian era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521316828
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
476
Sales rank:
763,927
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Early Rome; 2. Imperial triumph and religious change; 3. Religion in the late Republic; 4. The place of religion: Rome in the early Empire; 5. The boundaries of Roman religion; 6. The religions of imperial Rome; 7. Roman religion and Roman Empire; 8. Roman religion and Christian emperors: fourth and fifth centuries; Bibliography.

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