Now Australia's Biggest Toy Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Religion in the Roman Empire
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

List of Maps.

List of Text Boxes.

Acknowledgments.

Maps.

Introduction.

1. Identifying Religion in the Graeco-Roman Tradition.

2. Regional Religious Traditions of the Empire.

3. The Presence of the Gods.

4. Religion and Community.

5. Religion and Empire.

6. Religious Options.

7. Roman Religious Policy.

Epilogue: Religious Change in the Roman Empire.

Glossary of Major Deities.

Glossary of Authors and Texts.

References.

Index

About the Author


James B. Rives is Kenan Eminent Professor of Classics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is the author of Religion and Authority in Roman Carthage (1995), Tacitus: Germania (1999), and has co-edited Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome (2005). He has written a number of important articles on Roman religion in the Journal of Roman Studies and Journal of Early Christian Studies, and has taught courses on Jews and Christians in the Roman Empire, religions of the Roman Empire, and ruler cult in the Graeco-Roman world.

Reviews

"The section openings are often carefully and helpfully linked to preceding arguments, within and across chapters." (Journal of Religion, 2009) "...the book is important as an attempt to create a textbook in an area normally...left to an appendix because the problems are all too forbidding..." (Greece and Rome, Vol 55 No. 2 2008) "This is the best available introduction to religion in the Roman world, and will be indispensable for classroom use and in library collections." (Choice -- A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2007) "A dense and stimulating overview of Roman religion." (Bryn Mawr Reviews) "A concise, readable, stimulating, and adroitly organised introduction to a vast cumbersome topic." (Scholia Reviews)

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » History
Home » Books » History » Ancient » Rome
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Religion in the Roman Empire (Blackwell Ancient Religions) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top