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- DescriptionThis 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.
- Author BiographyJames B. Rives is Kenan Eminent Professor of Classics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is the author of Religion and Authority in Roman Carthage (1995), Tacitus: Germania (1999), and has co-edited Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome (2005). He has written a number of important articles on Roman religion in the Journal of Roman Studies and Journal of Early Christian Studies, and has taught courses on Jews and Christians in the Roman Empire, religions of the Roman Empire, and ruler cult in the Graeco-Roman world.
- Author(s)James B. Rives
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication09/06/2006
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleBlackwell Ancient Religions
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBlackwell Publishing Ltd
- Content Note16
- Weight378 g
- Width155 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine19 mm
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