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Roman Religion and the Cult of Diana at Aricia

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Beschreibung

This book examines the history of Diana's cult and healing sanctuary.

Autorentext

Carin Green is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Iowa. A scholar of Roman religion, she has contributed to the American Journal of Philology, Arion, Classical Antiquity, Classical Philology, Latomus, and Phoenix.

Klappentext

This book examines the history of Diana??'s cult and healing sanctuary.

Zusammenfassung
The sanctuary dedicated to Diana at Aricia flourished from the Bronze age to the second century CE. This 2007 book examines the history of Diana's cult and healing sanctuary, which remained a significant and wealthy religious center for more than a thousand years.

Inhalt

Part I: 1. The sanctuary of Diana to the end of the republic; 2. The sanctuary in the Augustan age; 3. The sanctuary in the empire; 4. Diana: her name and appearance; 5. The grove, the goddess, and the history of early Latium; 6. The many faces of Diana; Part II. Fugitives and Slaves, Kings and Greeks: 7. The necessary murderer; 8. 'We are fugitives'; 9. Virbius, Hippolytus and Egeria; Part III. Healing and Ritual: 10. Diana the healer; 11. Ritual healing and the Maniae; 12. Conclusion: Diana and her worshippers.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Roman Religion and the Cult of Diana at Aricia
Autor:
EAN: 9780521851589
ISBN: 0521851580
Format: Fester Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 348
Gewicht: 660g
Größe: H228mm x B152mm x T26mm
Jahr: 2006