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Author Lipka, Michael.

Title Roman gods : a conceptual approach / by Michael Lipka
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (219 pages) : illustrations
Series Religions in the Graeco-Roman world, 0927-7633 ; v. 167
Religions in the Graeco-Roman world. 0927-7633 ; v. 167
Contents Ch. 1: Constituent concepts -- ch. 2: Conceptualization -- ch. 3: A test case: the secular games of 17 B.C. -- ch. 4: Concepts and society -- ch. 5: Conclusions
Summary Concerned with the question of how the concept of 'god' in urban Rome can be analyzed along the lines of six constituent concepts, that is space, time, personnel, function, iconography and ritual, this book develops general criteria for an analysis of pagan, Jewish and Christian concepts of gods in ancient Rome
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Subject Gods, Roman.
God -- History of doctrines.
Rome (Italy) -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047428480 (electronic bk.)
904742848X (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
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