The Peace of the Gods Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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The Peace of the Gods Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Author: Craige B Champion
Publisher: Princeton Princeton University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- Introduction Studying Elite Religion in the Middle Roman Republic -- CHAPTER ONE Elite-Instrumentalism: Persistence and Paradox -- CHAPTER TWO Domi: Priesthoods, Politics, and the People -- CHAPTER THREE Militiae: Commanders, Elite Religion, and Fear of Military Disaster -- CHAPTER FOUR Domi et Militiae: Elite Religion at Rome in Response to  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craige B Champion
ISBN: 9781400885152 1400885159 9780691174853 0691174857
OCLC Number: 1021105682
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (299 Seiten)
Contents: Preface ix Introduction Studying Elite Religion in the Middle Roman Republic xi 1 Elite-Instrumentalism: Persistence and Paradox 1 2 Domi: Priesthoods, Politics, and the People 23 3 Militiae: Commanders, Elite Religion, and Fear of Military Disaster 76 4 Domi et Militiae: Elite Religion at Rome in Response to External Triumphs and Crises 122 5 Understanding Elites' Religious Behaviors in the Middle Roman Republic 175 Epilogue 222 Acknowledgments 225 Bibliography 227 Abbreviations 227 Works Cited 228 General Index 247 Index Locorum 257

Abstract:

Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- Introduction Studying Elite Religion in the Middle Roman Republic -- CHAPTER ONE Elite-Instrumentalism: Persistence and Paradox -- CHAPTER TWO Domi: Priesthoods, Politics, and the People -- CHAPTER THREE Militiae: Commanders, Elite Religion, and Fear of Military Disaster -- CHAPTER FOUR Domi et Militiae: Elite Religion at Rome in Response to External Triumphs and Crises -- CHAPTER FIVE Understanding Elites' Religious Behaviors in the Middle Roman Republic -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography -- Abbreviations -- Works Cited -- General Index -- Index Locorum

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