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Performing the Sacra

Author: Alessandra Esposito
Publisher: Oxford : Archaeopress, 2019.
Series: Archaeopress Roman Archaeology Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book addresses a range of cultural responses to the Roman conquest of Britain with regard to priestly roles. The approach is based on current theoretical trends focussing on dynamics of adaptation, multiculturalism, and appropriation and discarding a sharp distinction between local and Roman cults.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Esposito, Alessandra.
Performing the Sacra: Priestly Roles and Their Organisation in Roman Britain.
Oxford : Archaeopress, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandra Esposito
ISBN: 9781789690989 1789690986
OCLC Number: 1111977779
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages)
Contents: Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction to the study, assessment of the sources, and research questions; Chapter 2: Terminology, methodological framework, and data sources; Chapter 3: Priestly regalia from Britain. The material evidence for priestly roles; Chapter 4: Contextual analysis and distribution of priestly regalia; Chapter 5: Iconographic representations of ritual performers from Britain; Chapter 6: Epigraphic evidence of priestly titles in Britain; Chapter 7: Religious performers and their activities in Roman Britain; Appendix 1: Primary Sources; Appendix 2: Database; Bibliography
Series Title: Archaeopress Roman Archaeology Ser.

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