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Rome's religious history : Livy, Tacitus, and Ammianus on their gods

Author: Jason P Davies
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the writings of three ancient historians on the role of the gods in Rome's history.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Davies, Jason P.
Rome's religious history.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004049659
Named Person: Livy.; Cornelius Tacitus; Cornelius Tacitus; Ammianus Marcellinus.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason P Davies
ISBN: 9780511552472 0511552475
OCLC Number: 715167137
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 341 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Note on the texts; 1. Introduction; 2. Livy and the invention of Roman religion; 3. Gods and men in Livy; 4. Tacitus and the restoration of Rome; 5. Ammianus and a final settlement; 6. Conclusions; Bibliography; Index locorum; Subject index.
Responsibility: Jason P. Davies.

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