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Ancient Angels brings together inscriptional, literary, and archaeological evidence for angels (angeloi) in Roman-era religions. The book examines Roman conceptions of angels, angel veneration, and how Christian authorities responded to this potentially heterodox aspect of Roman religion.
Author: Jaime Alvar Translator and editor: Richard Gordon
he relative sophistication of the three major 'Oriental cults' of the Roman Empire, combining unfamiliar myth with distinctive ritual, enabled them, like Early Christianity, to offer a properly ethical salvation in the Weberian sense.
edited by Johannes Hahn, Stephen Emmel & Ulrich Gotter
Destruction of temples and their transformation into churches are central symbols of change in religious environment, socio-political system, and public perception in late antiquity. Archaeologists, historians, and historians of religion seek an appropriate larger perspective on the phenomenon ...
Alberto Bernabé & Ana Isabel Jiménez San Cristóbal, with an Iconographical Appendix by Ricardo Olmos, and illustrations by Sara Olmos, translated by Michael Chase
The book presents a complete edition of the texts, their translation and some fundamental keys for their interpretation, in an attempt at updating our current knowledge on Orphic ideas about the soul and the Afterlife stated in those texts
An interpretation of the god Dionysos as seen by Greek vase painters before the golden age of classical culture, which will help understand his wide popularity beyond wine consumption, which lasted until the end of antiquity.
Most of the so called Roman deities of North Africa were disguised Libyo-Punic gods. In a global approach of the Roman-African pantheon, using all the available sources, this book investigates on the real identities of each deity worshiped in this area of the Roman Empire.
This volume consists of a general introduction to Greek sacred law and a collection of inscriptions from mainland Greece, the colonies, and the islands (except Cos) published since the late 1960s.
This volume focuses on provincial centres and the worship that was offered there in the name of the province. Despite the inadequacies of fleeting, defective evidence, a rough picture emerges of both the permanent headquarters and the principal features of provincial cults.
This original study is the first attempt to map the extent and principal features of the provincial priesthood in the Latin west in the period from the reign of Augustus down to the mid third century A.D.
This is the first modern book entirely dedicated to the Orphic Hymns, an intriguing corpus of texts providing material not only to scholars interested in the literary genre of the hymn, but also to historians of religion. The Orphic Hymns are unique in that they link Orphic beliefs, offerings, ...
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