Table of contents for Roman religion and the cult of Diana at Aricia / C.M.C. Green.

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Table of Contents
List of figures
Part I
Chapter 1 The sanctuary of Diana to the end of the republic
The approach
The site
From the archaic age to ca. 300 b.c.e.
The transformation of the sanctuary
The wealth and finances of the sanctuary
The sanctuary through the late republic
The end of the republic and the politicization of the sanctuary
Chapter 2 The sanctuary in the Augustan age
Octavian's "Arician mother"
Apollo and Diana, Rome and Aricia
Octavian and the bones of Orestes
The sanctuary in Augustan literature
Grattius and the sacrifice
Chapter 3 The sanctuary in the empire
The century after Augustus
Statius and the Ides of August
From Trajan to the third century
The closing of the sanctuary
Chapter 4 Diana: her name and appearance
The linguistic evidence
Representations of Diana in the sanctuary
Cult statues
Diana as an Artemis figure
Negotiation of image and symbol
The nature of transformation
Chapter 5 The grove, the goddess, and the history of early Latium
The Latin people and Diana
The Cato fragment
Sacred disarmament in the grove
Turnus Herdonius and Tarquinius Superbus
The dictator Latinus
Lex arae Dianae in Aventino
Servius Tullius and the Aventine cult of Diana
The aftermath of the foundation of the Aventine cult
The failure of Servius' federal cult
The Ides of August at Rome and Aricia
The Cato inscription and the politics of the cult of Diana
Latin Diana in the archaic period: a summary
Chapter 6 The many faces of Diana
Diana: the problem
The nature of the hunting cult
The moon and the huntress
The techne of hunting: nets and weaving
Diana Trivia: guardian of the roads
Diana and the underworld
The triple Diana
Diana Lucina: guardian of women in childbirth
Teaching and training the young
Diana as Victrix, Opifer and Conservatrix.
Diana and sexuality
Diana: the resolution
Part II Fugitives and Slaves, Kings and Greeks
Chapter 7 The Necessary Murderer
Frazer and the rex nemorensis
The errors of Frazer and Wissowa
The rex nemorensis
The ritual: meeting the challenge
Taking the bough
The tree
The bough
The combat
The funeral
The descent to the underworld
Summary of the ritual
The evolution of the meaning of the rex nemorensis
Chapter 8 "We are fugitives"
Fugitive slaves in the Latin world
Diana on the Aventine
Orestes and Iphigenia
The madness of Orestes
Chapter 9 Virbius, Hippolytus and Egeria
Virbus and Hippolytus
Servius' account
Virbius' death
Virbius as consort to Diana
Youth, age and concealment
Egeria in Latium
The tears of Egeria
Egeria and the exiles
Egeria and birth
Virbius and Egeria
Part III Healing and Ritual
Chapter 10 Diana the Healer
Diana and healing
Religious healing and Hippocratic medicine
Rationalist treatments: Wounds
Skin diseases
Knowledge through ritual
The distinction between rational, Hippocratic medicine and sanctuary medicine
Grattius' Cynegetica and Diana's sanctuary
Chapter 11 Ritual healing and the Maniae
Sanctuary medicine
The "accursed itch"
Sanctuary medicine and the humoreal theory of disease
Diagnosis by metaphor and analogy
Making and metaphors
The theory of the maniae in its therapeutic application
Fanaticus error et iracunda Diana
Furor, the maniae, and the common man
The theory of humors, mysticism, and the development of Italic cults
Religious healing in the sanctuary
Chapter 12 Conclusion: Diana and her worshippers
The worshippers
Approaching the sanctuary
Consulting the goddess
What did ritual healing accomplish?
The goddess, Diana
Between Aricia and Rome
Index locorum

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Diana (Roman deity).
Rome -- Religion.