Religion in the Roman Empire

Written By James B. Rives
Religion in the Roman Empire
  • Publsiher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release : 12 June 2006
  • ISBN : 1405106565
  • Pages : 256 pages
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Download or read book entitled Religion in the Roman Empire by author: James B. Rives which was release on 12 June 2006 and published by Wiley-Blackwell with total page 256 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This book provides an engaging, systematic introduction to religion in the Roman empire. Covers both mainstream Graeco-Roman religion and regional religious traditions, from Egypt to Western Europe Examines the shared assumptions and underlying dynamics that characterized religious life as a whole Draws on a wide range of primary material, both textual and visual, from literary works, inscriptions and monuments Offers insight into the religious world in which contemporary rabbinic Judaism and Christianity both had their origin

Religion in the Roman Empire

Religion in the Roman Empire
  • Author : James B. Rives
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2006-06-12
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : This book provides an engaging, systematic introduction to religion in the Roman empire. Covers both mainstream Graeco-Roman religion and regional religious traditions, from Egypt to Western Europe Examines the shared assumptions and underlying dynamics that characterized religious life as a whole Draws on a wide range of primary material, both ...

Religious Competition in the Greco Roman World

Religious Competition in the Greco Roman World
  • Author : Nathaniel P. DesRosiers,Lily C. Vuong
  • Publisher : SBL Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-19
  • Total pages : 346
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : Essays that broaden the historical scope and sharpen the parameters of competitive discourses Scholars in the fields of late antique Christianity, neoplatonism, New Testament, art history, and rabbinics examine issues related to authority, identity, and change in religious and philosophical traditions of late antiquity. The specific focus of the volume ...

The Matter of the Gods

The Matter of the Gods
  • Author : Clifford Ando
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2009-03-10
  • Total pages : 239
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : What did the Romans know about their gods? Why did they perform the rituals of their religion, & what motivated them to change those rituals? Clifford Ando explores the answers to these questions, pursuing a variety of themes essential to the study of religion in history....

Women s Religions in the Greco Roman World

Women s Religions in the Greco Roman World
  • Author : Ross Shepard Kraemer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 487
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : This excellent sourcebook contains hundrds of primary texts translated into English, expanded and revised for this new edition. Covering women's religion from the 4th century BC to the 5th century AD, it contains a wealth of material grouped thematically relating to many different types of women....

Religion in the Roman Empire

Religion in the Roman Empire
  • Author : Valentino Gasparini,Richard Gordon,Georgia Petridou,Katharina Rieger,Miguel John Versluys,Rubina Raja,Heidi Wendt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-12-31
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : The Roman Empire was home to a fascinating variety of different cults and religions. Its enormous extent, the absence of a precisely definable state religion and constant exchanges with the religions and cults of conquered peoples and of neighbouring cultures resulted in a multifaceted diversity of religious convictions and practices. ...

Time in Roman Religion

Time in Roman Religion
  • Author : Gary Forsythe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 207
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : Religion is a major subfield of ancient history and classical studies, and Roman religion in particular is usually studied today by experts in two rather distinct halves: the religion of the Roman Republic, covering the fifth through first centuries B.C.; and the religious diversity of the Roman Empire, spanning ...

Political Religions in the Greco Roman World

Political Religions in the Greco Roman World
  • Author : Elias Koulakiotis,Charlotte Dunn
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Total pages : 329
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : Until the 1980s, historical treatments of ancient religion focused mainly on myth, cult and ritual as a way to interpret the mental structures or primary emotions of ancient peoples, but, in the last few decades, a “political turn” in the study of religion has taken hold. This volume serves to ...

Religious Diversity in the Graeco Roman World

Religious Diversity in the Graeco Roman World
  • Author : Dan Cohn-Sherbok,John M. Court
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005-03-01
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : Over the last hundred years there has been a great deal of interest in the nature of religious diversity in the Graeco-Roman World and a variety of scholars have attempted to untangle the complexities of reliogious interaction and conflict. For students of this period there is a need for an ...

Religions of Rome Volume 2 A Sourcebook

Religions of Rome  Volume 2  A Sourcebook
  • Author : Mary Beard,Reader in Classics Mary Beard,John North,Simon Price,Lecturer in Ancient History and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall Simon Price
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-06-28
  • Total pages : 428
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : This book presents a wide range of documents illustrating religious life in the Roman world from the early Republic to the late Empire....

Religious Deviance in the Roman World

Religious Deviance in the Roman World
  • Author : Jörg Rüpke
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-16
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : Religious individuality is not restricted to modernity. This book offers a new reading of the ancient sources in order to find indications for the spectrum of religious practices and intensified forms of such practices only occasionally denounced as 'superstition'. Authors from Cicero in the first century BC to the law ...

Religions of Rome Volume 1 A History

Religions of Rome  Volume 1  A History
  • Author : Mary Beard,Reader in Classics Mary Beard,John North,Simon Price,Lecturer in Ancient History and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall Simon Price
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-06-28
  • Total pages : 476
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : A comprehensive and radical new survey of religious life in Rome over the course of a millennium....

Text Image and Christians in the Graeco Roman World

Text  Image  and Christians in the Graeco Roman World
  • Author : Aliou Cisse Niang,Carolyn Osiek
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-11-03
  • Total pages : 438
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : Twenty-four scholars join their efforts to congratulate David Lee Balch for a long career of dedication to scholarship and teaching. Topics range from the life of early Christian house churches to the kinds of challenges that early Christians needed to negotiate in their artistic and literary worlds as they established ...

Religious Networks in the Roman Empire

Religious Networks in the Roman Empire
  • Author : Anna Collar
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-12
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : Examines the relationship between social networks and religious transmission to reappraise how new religious ideas spread in the Roman Empire....

The Religion of Senators in the Roman Empire

The Religion of Senators in the Roman Empire
  • Author : Zsuzsanna Várhelyi
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-22
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : This book examines the connection between political and religious power in the pagan Roman Empire through a study of senatorial religion. Presenting a new collection of historical, epigraphic, prosopographic and material evidence, it argues that as Augustus turned to religion to legitimize his powers, senators in turn also came to ...

Apologetics in the Roman Empire

Apologetics in the Roman Empire
  • Author : Mark J. Edwards,Martin Goodman,Simon Price,Chris Rowland
  • Publisher : Clarendon Press
  • Release Date : 1999-06-17
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 1405106565
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Summary : This book is the first to tackle the origins and purpose of literary religious apologetic in the first centuries of the Christian era by discussing, on their own terms, texts composed by pagan and Jewish authors as well as Christians. Previous studies of apologetic have focused primarily on the Christian ...