An introduction to Roman religion /
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An introduction to Roman religion /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Scheid, John
Other Authors: Lloyd, Janet
Format: Book
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2003.

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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Questions of methodology. 1. Problems and problematics
  • 2. Definitions, concepts, difficulties
  • 3. Ritual and its formulations
  • pt. 2. Structures. 4. The division of time: calendars, rituals, regular festivals
  • 5. The division of space: temples, sanctuaries and other sacred places
  • pt. 3. Religious rituals. 6. Sacrifice
  • 7. Auspices and rituals of divination
  • pt. 4. The actors. 8. Priestly figures
  • 9. The double life of the Roman gods
  • pt. 5. Exegeses and speculations. Interpretations of Roman religion.