An Introduction to Roman Religion download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Scheid

An Introduction to Roman Religion download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Scheid year 2003
  • Book name: An Introduction to Roman Religion
  • Author: John Scheid
  • Release date: 2003/3/27
  • Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780253216601
  • Rating: 8.91 of 10
  • Votes: 217
  • Review by: Nadia Rushing
  • Review rating: 9.35 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/5
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Written by one of the world's leading scholars of the Roman world, An Introduction to Roman Religion offers students a complete portrait of religion in Rome during the late republic and early empire. It draws on the latest findings in archaeology and history to explain the meanings of rituals, rites, auspices, and oracles, to describe the uses of temples and sacred ground, and to evoke the daily patterns of religious life and observance within the city of Rome and its environs. The text is usefully organized around major themes, such as the origins of Roman religion, the importance of the religious calendar, the structure of religious space, the forms of religious services and rituals, and the gods, priests, and core theologies that shaped religious observance. In addition to its clear and accessible presentation, Roman Religion includes quotations from primary sources, a chronology of religious and historical events from 750 B.C. to A.D. 494, a full glossary, and an annotated guide to further reading.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 13H11M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Archaeology, History Of Religion, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Classical History / Classical Civilisation
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 43.93 USD
  • Dimensions: 154.94x231.14x12.7mm
  • Weight: 408.23g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Bloomington, IN, United States
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