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    Author Warrior, Valerie M

    Title Roman religion : a sourcebook / Valerie M. Warrior
    Imprint Newburyport, MA : Focus Pub./R. Pullins Co., c2002

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    Descript viii, 215 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
    Series The Focus classical sources
    Focus classical sources
    Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209) and indexes
    Contents Stories of early Roman religion and the importance of divination -- The religion of the family -- Ritual (sacra) : prayer and sacrifice -- Priests and religious authority -- Religious celebrations and the calendar -- War and religion -- Accepting new gods, cults and rituals -- Control of non-Roman cults -- Games (ludi), religion and politics -- Becoming a god -- Magic, the occult and astrology -- Skepticism of traditional religion : Epicureanism and Stoicism -- The Jews in the Roman world -- Christianity -- Gods -- Glossary -- Chronology -- Maps -- Ancient sources
    Subject Rome -- Religion
    ISBN/ISSN 1585100307 (pbk.)
    9781585100309 (pbk.)


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