Religion of the Romans

Jörg Rüpke ; translated and edited by Richard Gordon

The gods were the true heroes of Rome. In this major new contribution to our understanding of ancient history, Jorg Rupke guides the reader through the fascinating world of Roman religion, describing its unique characteristics and bringing its peculiarities into stark relief. Rupke gives a thorough and engaging account of the multiplicity of cults worshipped by peasant and aristocrat alike, the many varied rites and rituals daily observed, and the sacrifices and offerings regularly brought to these immortals by the population of Ancient Rome and its imperial colonies. This important study provides the perfect introduction to Roman religion for students of Ancient Rome and Classical Civilization.

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The gods were the true heroes of Rome. In this major new contribution to our understanding of ancient history, Jorg Rupke guides the reader through the fascinating world of Roman religion, describing its unique characteristics and bringing its peculiarities into stark relief. Rupke gives a thorough and engaging account of the multiplicity of cults worshipped by peasant and aristocrat alike, the many varied rites and rituals daily observed, and the sacrifices and offerings regularly brought to these immortals by the population of Ancient Rome and its imperial colonies. This important study provides the perfect introduction to Roman religion for students of Ancient Rome and Classical Civilization.

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[目次]

  • Foreword to the English edition. List of illustrations. Abbreviations. Prolegomena . 1. Religion in the Ancient World. 2. From the She-Wolf to Caesar: historical foundations. 3. Gods and Men. 4. Religious Action. 5. Thinking about Religion. Part II: Religion in Action . 6. Social Rules: sacrifice and feasting. 7. Managing Lines of Communication: vows and curses. 8. Control of Space: communication and boundaries. 9. Co-ordination: time and the calendar. Part III: Social Reality . 10. Religion in the Metropolis. 11. Specialists and Professionals. 12. From Caesar to the Lamb of God: historical perspectives. Bibliography. Bibliographical note. Secondary literature cited. Indexes. General. Gods and cults. Names of persons. Names of peoples and places

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  • Foreword to the English edition. List of illustrations. Abbreviations. Prolegomena. 1. Religion in the Ancient World. 2. From the She-Wolf to Caesar: historical foundations. 3. Gods and Men. 4. Religious Action. 5. Thinking about Religion. Part II: Religion in Action. 6. Social Rules: sacrifice and feasting. 7. Managing Lines of Communication: vows and curses. 8. Control of Space: communication and boundaries. 9. Co-ordination: time and the calendar. Part III: Social Reality. 10. Religion in the Metropolis. 11. Specialists and Professionals. 12. From Caesar to the Lamb of God: historical perspectives. Bibliography. Bibliographical note. Secondary literature cited. Indexes. General. Gods and cults. Names of persons. Names of peoples and places

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書名 Religion of the Romans
著作者等 Rüpke, Jörg
Rupke Jorg
書名別名 Die Religion der Römer : eine Einführung
出版元 Polity
刊行年月 c2007
ページ数 xv, 350 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 9780745630144
9780745630151
NCID BA85052072
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言語 英語
原文言語 ドイツ語
出版国 イギリス
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