Publisher description for A companion to Roman religion / edited by Jorg Rupke.
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog
Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding.
A comprehensive treatment of the significant symbols and institutions of Roman religion, this Companion places the various religious symbols, discourses, and practices, including Judaism and Christianity, into a larger framework to reveal the sprawling landscape of the Roman religion.
An innovative introduction to Roman religion
Approaches the field with a focus on the human-figures instead of the gods
Analyzes religious changes from the eighth century BC to the fourth century AD
Offers the first history of religious motifs on coins and household/everyday utensils
Presents Roman religion within its cultural, social, and historical contexts
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Rome -- Religion.