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A Companion to Roman Religion free pdf A comprehensive treatment of the significant symbols and institutions of Roman religion, this companion places the various religious symbols, discourses, and practices, including Judaism and Christianity, into a larger framework to reveal the sprawling landscape of the Roman religion. * An innovative introduction to Roman religion * Approaches the field with a focus on the human-figures instead of the gods * Analyzes religious changes from the eighth century BC to the fourth century AD * Offers the first history of religious motifs on coins and household/everyday utensils * Presents Roman religion within its cultural, social, and historical contexts

About Jorg Rupke

Jorg Rupke is Chair of Comparative Religion at theUniversity of Erfurt and coordinator of the Priority Program of theDeutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft 1080 "Roman imperial and provincialreligion". His recent books include Religion of the Romans(2001), Rituals in Ink (2004), Fasti Sacerdotum(2005), Religion and Law, ed. with Clifford Ando, (2006), Zeit und Fest (2006), and Religions Orientales(2006).

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Author : Jorg Rupke
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 18 March 2011
ISBN : 1444339249
EAN : 9781444339246
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 572 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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