Cult, Ritual, Divinity and Belief in the Roman World

Cult, Ritual, Divinity and Belief in the Roman World

by Duncan Fishwick

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351219648
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/06/2018
Series: Variorum Collected Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 338
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Duncan Fishwick is Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta, Canada.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Part I Divinity and Power: Votive offerings to the emperor; Prudentius and the cult of Divus Augustus; Ovid and Divus Augustus; Seneca and the temple of Divus Claudius; Soldier and emperor; A silver aedicula at Mérida; The deification of Claudius. Part II The Imperial Numen: The imperial numen in Britain; Numen Augusti; Le numen impérial en Afrique romaine; Numinibus Aug(ustorum); Numen Augustum; Numinibus domus divinae. Part III The Imperial Cult: Review and Discussion: Review of S.R.F. Price, Rituals and Power. The Roman Imperial Cult in Asia Minor; A critical assessment: on the imperial cult in Religions of Rome. Part IV Rituals and Ceremonies: The Cannophori and the March festival of Magna Mater; Hastiferi; Pliny and the Christians: the rites ad imaginem principis; Un don de statues d'argent à Narbo Martius; Imperial processions at Augusta Emerita. Part V Ainigmata: An early Christian cryptogram; The Talpioth ossuaries again; On the origin of the Rotas-Sator square; Un code secret à Shugborough Hall?; Indexes.

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