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Cumont, Franz 1868-1947

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Works: 631 works in 1,901 publications in 12 languages and 12,675 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Conference proceedings  History  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Sources  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Speaker, Adapter, Correspondent, Contributor
Classifications: BL805, 292
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The Oriental religions in Roman paganism by Franz Cumont( Book )

229 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a very detailed review of what is known about the eastern religions which were absorbed into Roman Paganism during the late Republic and Imperial periods. Cumont, who also wrote The Mysteries of Mithra was a Belgian scholar who specialized in the study of ancient religion. Topics include the cults of the Magna Mater, Cyblele, Isis, Astarte, Mithrism and Zoroastrianism, as well as a study of astrology and how it became part of Roman beliefs. Roman Paganism started out as a system of animist beliefs with a simple pantheon of gods and goddesses. Contact with these diverse near-eastern religions added a sophisticated system of ethics, ritual and cosmology and a host of additional deities
The Mysteries of Mithra by Franz Cumont( Book )

43 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is an overview of the early cult of MIthraism. He traces the original worship of Mithras back to ancient Hinduism and up through Persia, but points out that this particular expression, found in the Roman Empire, originated there. But Christianity stamped it out, it had gained strength rapidly and was the main pagan religion of its time
Astrology and religion among the Greeks and Romans by Franz Cumont( Book )

70 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of astrology in ancient Babylonia, why ancient scientists believed the stars were divine, how astrology influenced Greek and Roman paganism, astrology as the official religion of the Roman Empire
After life in Roman paganism; lectures delivered at Yale University on the Silliman Foundation by Franz Cumont( Book )

72 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recherches sur le symbolisme funéraire des Romains by Franz Cumont( Book )

39 editions published between 1942 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les religions orientales dans le paganisme romaine : conférences faites au Collège de France en 1905 by Franz Cumont( Book )

55 editions published between 1906 and 1980 in French and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Antiquité classique( )

in French and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes section "Comptes rendus."
Lux perpetua by Franz Cumont( Book )

36 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lux perpetua est le dernier ouvrage de Franz Cumont. Publié à titre posthume en 1949, il présente une synthèse consacrée aux idées des Romains de l'Empire relatives à la vie future et à l'au-delà. Ce livre montre comment, au fil des siècles, les Enfers se sont déplacés des entrailles de la terre, où les plaçait la tradition littéraire grecque, vers le firmament du ciel, pour donner finalement naissance au thème de l'eschatologie céleste. L'ouvrage met en lumière les deux tendances de la conception païenne de l'au-delà. La première, matérialiste, illustrée surtout par Virgile, est tributaire de l'orphisme-pythagorisme. La seconde, empreinte de spiritualité mystique, remonte à Platon. C'est à cette théorie qu'adhèrent la plupart des philosophes romains, mais aussi bon nombre d'auteurs chrétiens. Cette nouvelle édition, enrichie d'une introduction historiographique, fait renaître ce classique devenu aujourd'hui introuvable, mais qui reste, soixante ans après, une référence.--Jacket
Les mages hellénisés : Zoroastre, Ostanès et Hystaspe d'après la tradition grecque by Joseph Bidez( Book )

35 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Mysterien des Mithra : ein Beitrag zur Religionsgeschichte der römischen Kaiserzeit by Franz Cumont( Book )

68 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les mystères de Mithra by Franz Cumont( Book )

49 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in French and Persian and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'oeuvre magistrale dans laquelle Franz Cumont a rassemblé le corpus entier des témoignages mithriaques 'Les Mystères de Mithra' reproduisent les conclusions des Textes et Monuments figurés relatifs aux Mystères de Mithra (1894-1899), l'oeuvre magistrale dans laquelle Franz Cumont a rassemblé le corpus entier des témoignages mithriaques (textes, inscriptions, monnaies, gemmes, reliefs). Dans ces conclusions - dont est republiée ici la troisième édition parue à Bruxelles en 1913 -,Cumont soutient la thèse de la continuité entre les conceptions et rites diffusés par les mages mazdéens et le culte de Mithra dans l'Empire romain. Cette nouvelle édition est enrichie par une introduction historiographique et par la publication d'un écrit inédit, annoté par Th. Mommsen, dans lequel Cumont expose ses premières réflexions sur la diffusion du culte de Mithra en Occident
Fouilles de Doura-Europos (1922-1923) by Franz Cumont( Book )

22 editions published in 1926 in 3 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Égypte des astrologues by Franz Cumont( Book )

21 editions published between 1937 and 1999 in French and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conférences by Franz Cumont( Book )

17 editions published between 1945 and 1946 in French and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthält: Virgile et les morts prématurées / Franz Cumont. Questions de critique et d'histoire littéraire /Jean Pommier
Textes et monuments figurés relatifs aux mystères de Mithra by Franz Cumont( Book )

29 editions published between 1896 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comment la Belgique fut romanisèe; essai historique by Franz Cumont( Book )

21 editions published between 1900 and 1919 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mélanges Franz Cumont by Franz Cumont( Book )

10 editions published between 1936 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La stèle du danseur d'Antibes [in the Musée Historique et Géologique] et son décor végétal. Étude sur le symbolisme funéraire des plantes by Franz Cumont( Book )

16 editions published in 1942 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue des sculptures & inscriptions antiques : (Monuments lapidaires) des Musées royaux du cinquantenaire by Musées royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium)( Book )

6 editions published in 1913 in French and Danish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imp. Caesaris Flavii Clavdii Ivliani epistvlae, leges, poemata, fragmenta varia by Julian( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in Latin and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Mysteries of Mithra
Alternative Names
Cumont, F. 1868-1947

Cumont, F. (Franz Valery Marie), 1868-1947

Cumont, Franciscus.

Cumont Franciscus 1868-1947

Cumont, Franois.

Cumont, Franois 1868-1947

Cumont, Frantz.

Cumont Frantz 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz.

Cumont, Franz 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz V.

Cumont, Franz V. 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz Valery Maria.

Cumont, Franz Valery Maria 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz Valry Marie

Cumont, Franz Valery Marie 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz Valry Marie

Franciscus Cumont historicus, epigraphista, archaeologus et philologus natione Belga

Franz Cumont

Franz Cumont Belgian archaeologist and historian, a philologist and student of epigraphy

Franz Cumont belgischer Archologe, Religionshistoriker, Philologe und Epigraphiker

Franz Cumont storico e archeologo belga

Kiwmon, Pʻrantsʻ 1868-1947

Кюмон, Франц

Кюмон, Франц 1868-1947

فرانس کومون

キュモン, フランツ

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The Mysteries of MithraAstrology and religion among the Greeks and RomansAfter life in Roman paganism; lectures delivered at Yale University on the Silliman Foundation