Roman Religion: A Sourcebook

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Valerie M. Warrior
Focus Pub./R. Pullins Company, 2002 - 215 pagine
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Roman Religion: A Sourcebook provides an introduction to the fundamentals of ancient Roman religious beliefs and rituals through a rich collection of ancient source readings. The ancient sources are to be viewed with utmost respect as the primary means by which an accurate understanding of the past may be gained. By contrasting Roman action and opinion with our own, we may come to better understand ourselves and the culture in which we live. The book includes maps, glossary, a chronological table and lists of important gods. This book is designed as a companion to Valerie Warrior's Greek Religion: A Sourcebook.

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Not the kind of book I'd sit down to read for reading's sake, but its fascinating. The Romans were strange. And they had really great names. Think about it: Octavian, Cornelius, Lucious, Romulus ... Leggi recensione completa

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Stories of Early Roman Religion and
15
Prayer and Sacrifice
37
Religious Celebrations and the Calendar
59
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Valerie M. Warrior is a scholar of Greco-Roman history and religion. She has taught at a number of North American colleges and universities and is the author of several books including Roman Religion: A Sourcebook and Greek Religion: A Sourcebook, both for Focus Publishing. She received her B.A. with Honors from Cambridge University, and her Ph.D. from London University.

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