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Table of Contents List of figures Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations 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 Wissowa 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 Kings Diana on the Aventine Orestes and Iphigenia The madness of Orestes Chapter 9 Virbius, Hippolytus and Egeria Virbius Virbus and Hippolytus Servius' account Virbius' death Virbius as consort to Diana Youth, age and concealment Egeria 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 Rabies 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 Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Diana (Roman deity).
Rome -- Religion.