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Religion in the Roman Empire James B. Rives

Religion in the Roman Empire

James B. Rives

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ISBN : 9781405106559
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237 pages
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This book provides an engaging, systematic introduction to religion in the Roman empire.Covers both mainstream Graeco-Roman religion and regional religious traditions, from Egypt to Western EuropeExamines the shared assumptions and underlyingMoreThis book provides an engaging, systematic introduction to religion in the Roman empire.Covers both mainstream Graeco-Roman religion and regional religious traditions, from Egypt to Western EuropeExamines the shared assumptions and underlying dynamics that characterized religious life as a wholeDraws on a wide range of primary material, both textual and visual, from literary works, inscriptions and monumentsOffers insight into the religious world in which contemporary rabbinic Judaism and Christianity both had their origin