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Religion in republican Rome : rationalization and ritual change

Author: Jörg Rüpke
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2012.
Series: Empire and after.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Roman religion as we know it is largely the product of the middle and late republic, the period falling roughly between the victory of Rome over its Latin allies in 338 B.C.E. and the attempt of the Italian peoples in the Social War to stop Roman domination, resulting in the victory of Rome over all of Italy in 89 B.C.E. This period witnessed the expansion and elaboration of large public rituals such as the games  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jörg Rüpke
ISBN: 9780812243949 0812243943
OCLC Number: 760293929
Description: vi, 321 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The background : Roman religion of the archaic and early republican periods --
Institutionalizing and ordering public communication --
Changes in religious festivals --
Incipient systematization of religion in second-century drama : Accius --
Ritualization and control --
Writing and systematization --
The pontifical calendar and the law --
Religion and divination in the second century --
Religion in the lex Ursonensis --
Religious discourses in the second and first centuries : antiquarianism and philosophy --
Ennius's fasti in Fulvius's temple : Greek rationality and Roman tradition --
Varro's tria genera theologiae : crossing antiquarianism and philosophy --
Cicero's discourse on religion --
Greek rationality and Roman traditions in the late republic.
Series Title: Empire and after.
Responsibility: Jörg Rüpke.

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Jorg Rupke analyzes ritual and intellectual change in the city of Rome from the third to the first centuries B.C.E. The development of rational argument about religion and antiquarian systematization  Read more...

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"An erudite and fascinating book, and a very serious contribution to our understanding of the Roman republic."-Jeffrey Tatum, Victoria University of Wellington "This study is the most recent Read more...

 
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