ISBN-10:
0253216605
ISBN-13:
9780253216601
Pub. Date:
08/01/2003
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
An An Introduction to Roman Religion

An An Introduction to Roman Religion

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ISBN-13: 9780253216601
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 08/01/2003
Edition description: Annotated
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 855,478
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

John Scheid is Director of Studies in Ancient History at the École pratiques des hautes études in Paris.

Table of Contents

Translator's Notes
List of Text Boxes
Introduction
Part I: Questions of Methodology
1. Problems and Problematics
2. Definitions, Concepts, Difficulties
3. Ritual and Its Formulations
Part II: Structures
4. The Division of Time: Calendars, Rituals, Regular Festivals
5. The Division of Space: Temples, Sanctuaries and Other Sacred Places
Part III: Religious Rituals
6. Sacrifice
7. Auspices and Rituals of Divination
Part IV: The Actors
8. Priestly Figures
9. The Double Life of the Roman Gods
Part V: Exegeses and Speculations
10. Interpretations of Roman Religion

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