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This study investigates the reception of contemporary religion in Hellenistic poetry. Using the cult of Artemis as a paradigm, it analyses Callimachus’ and Theocritus’ references to contemporary religious phenomena and their contextualization and transformation in literature.
by Peter Alpass
The Religious Life of Nabataea offers a fresh perspective on the cultic landscape of the desert kingdom that dominated the north-western Arabian Peninsula in the centuries around the birth of Christ.
Edited by Laurent Bricault and Miguel John Versluys
Against the background of questions on cultural identity and memory, this book offers an overview of the development of the cults of Isis in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, often presenting new or unpublished material.
edited by Ted Kaizer
This interdisciplinary collection of articles brings out the variety of local and regional patterns of worship in the Near East, and in this manner contributes to our quest for understanding the polytheistic cults of the region as a whole.
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.
Peter F. Dorcey
One of the few studies that deals with Roman domestic religion as practised by the lower classes. The author collects and analyzes the enormous epigraphic and archaeological evidence for Silvanus, The Roman god of agriculture and forests, challenging the widely-held view that private cult was ...
Frank R. Trombley
This work traces the decline of Greek religion and christianization of the Eastern Roman Empire between the death of Julian the Apostate and the legislation of Justinian the Great against paganism. It treats both urban and rural affairs, with particular emphasis on interpreting the ...
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