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By Jörg Rüpke

A finished remedy of the numerous symbols and associations of Roman faith, this better half locations many of the non secular symbols, discourses, and practices, together with Judaism and Christianity, right into a better framework to bare the sprawling panorama of the Roman faith.

  • An cutting edge advent to Roman faith
  • Approaches the sector with a spotlight at the human-figures rather than the gods
  • Analyzes spiritual adjustments from the 8th century BC to the fourth century advert
  • Offers the 1st background of non secular motifs on cash and household/everyday utensils
  • Presents Roman faith inside of its cultural, social, and ancient contexts

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