Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus

Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus

by Hans-Friedrich Mueller
     
 

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Valerius Maximus was an indefatigable collector of historical anecdotes illustrating vice and virtue. Mueller focuses on what Valerius can tell us about Roman attitudes to religion, and argues that Roman religion could be deeply emotional.  See more details below

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Valerius Maximus was an indefatigable collector of historical anecdotes illustrating vice and virtue. Mueller focuses on what Valerius can tell us about Roman attitudes to religion, and argues that Roman religion could be deeply emotional.

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'M. weaves together an account which ... formulates a distinctive position for his author. The fact that in so doing he also outlines promising methodologies for appreciating Roman religion is a bonus.'Journal of Roman Studies

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ISBN-13:
9780415518574
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/20/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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