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Roman religion and the cult of Diana at Africa

Author: C M C Green
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The sanctuary dedicated to Diana at Aricia flourished from the Bronze age to the second century CE. This 2007 book examines the history of Diana's cult and healing sanctuary, which remained a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C M C Green
ISBN: 9780521851589 0521851580
OCLC Number: 804141872
Description: XXVIII, 347 p., [8] p. de làm
Contents: Part I: 1. The sanctuary of Diana to the end of the republic; 2. The sanctuary in the Augustan age; 3. The sanctuary in the empire; 4. Diana: her name and appearance; 5. The grove, the goddess, and the history of early Latium; 6. The many faces of Diana; Part II. Fugitives and Slaves, Kings and Greeks: 7. The necessary murderer; 8. 'We are fugitives'; 9. Virbius, Hippolytus and Egeria; Part III. Healing and Ritual: 10. Diana the healer; 11. Ritual healing and the Maniae; 12. Conclusion: Diana and her worshippers.
Responsibility: C.M.C Green.


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Review of the hardback: '... gives a vivid picture of the sacred topography of Aricia ...' BMCR Review of the hardback: 'Green's is a magisterial study of all surviving evidence, well worth reading Read more...

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