New PDF release: A Companion to Roman Religion (Blackwell Companions to the

By Jörg Rüpke

A entire remedy of the numerous symbols and associations of Roman faith, this significant other locations many of the spiritual symbols, discourses, and practices, together with Judaism and Christianity, right into a better framework to bare the sprawling panorama of the Roman faith.

  • An leading edge creation to Roman faith
  • Approaches the sector with a spotlight at the human-figures rather than the gods
  • Analyzes non secular adjustments from the 8th century BC to the fourth century advert
  • Offers the 1st historical past of spiritual motifs on cash and household/everyday utensils
  • Presents Roman faith inside its cultural, social, and historic contexts

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