Religion in the Roman Empire
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release : 12 June 2006
  • ISBN : 9781405106566
  • Page : 256 pages
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Download or read online book entitled Religion in the Roman Empire, was written by James B. Rives and published by Wiley-Blackwell in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 12 June 2006 with total pages 256. This book provides an engaging, systematic introduction to religion in the Roman empire. Covers both mainstream Graeco-Roman religion and regional religious traditions, from Egypt to Western Europe Examines the shared assumptions and underlying dynamics that characterized religious life as a whole Draws on a wide range of primary material, both textual and visual, from literary works, inscriptions and monuments Offers insight into the religious world in which contemporary rabbinic Judaism and Christianity both had their origin