Cult, Ritual, Divinity and Belief in the Roman World

Author(s): 
Fishwick, Duncan
ISBN: 
9781409436867
Date published: 
April 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£85.00

The papers in this selection of studies range in subject matter from early Judaic magic to an inscribed monument of the Neo-Classical period. The principal emphasis of the collection is nevertheless on religious developments under the High Roman Empire: problems arising from the interpretation of oriental cults imported from the Hellenistic East but primarily the development of imperial cult, the one universal religion of the empire before the coming of Christianity.