A Companion to Roman Religion
August 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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List of Maps.
Notes on Contributors.
1 Roman Religion – Religions of Rome (Jörg Rüpke).
2 Approaching Roman Religion: The Case for Wissenschaftsgeschichte (C. Robert Phillips, III).
Part I Changes.
3 The Religion of Archaic Rome (Christopher Smith).
4 Pre-Roman Italy, Before and Under the Romans (Olivier de Cazanove).
5 Urban Religion in the Middle and Late Republic (Eric Orlin).
6 Continuity and Change: Religion in the Augustan Semi-Century (Karl Galinsky).
7 Religions and the Integration of Cities in the Empire in the Second Century ad: The Creation of a Common Religious Language (William Van Andringa).
8 Old Religions Transformed: Religions and Religious Policy from Decius to Constantine (Hartmut Leppin).
9 Religious Koine and Religious Dissent in the Fourth Century (Michele Renee Salzman).
Part II Media.
10 The History of Roman Religion in Roman Historiography and Epic (Denis Feeney).
11 Religion and Roman Coins (Jonathan Williams).
12 Reliefs, Public and Private (Katja Moede).
13 Inscriptions as Sources of Knowledge for Religions and Cults in the Roman World of Imperial Times (Rudolf Haensch).
14 Religion in the House (Annemarie Kaufmann-Heinimann).
Part III Symbols and Practices.
15 Roman Cult Sites: A Pragmatic Approach (Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser).
16 Complex Rituals: Games and Processions in Republican Rome (Frank Bernstein).
17 Performing the Sacred: Prayers and Hymns (Frances Hickson Hahn).
18 Music and Dance: Forms of Representation in Pictorial and Written Sources (Friederike Fless and Katja Moede).
19 Sacrifices for Gods and Ancestors (John Scheid).
Part IV Actors and Actions.
20 Religious Actors in Daily Life: Practices and Related Beliefs (Nicole Belayche).
21 Republican Nobiles: Controlling the Res Publica (Veit Rosenberger).
22 Emperors: Caring for the Empire and Their Successors (Peter Herz).
23 Urban Elites in the Roman East: Enhancing Regional Positions and Social Superiority (Athanasios Rizakis).
24 Living on Religion: Professionals and Personnel (Marietta Horster).
Part V Different Religious Identities.
25 Roman Diaspora Judaism (Jack N. Lightstone).
26 Creating One's Own Religion: Intellectual Choices (Attilio Mastrocinque).
27 Institutionalized Religious Options: Mithraism (Richard Gordon).
28 The Romanness of Roman Christianity (Stefan Heid).
Part VI Roman Religion Outside and Seen from Outside.
29 Exporting Roman Religion (Clifford Ando).
30 Religion in the Roman East (Ted Kaizer).
31 Roman Religion in the Vision of Tertullian (Cecilia Ames).
Index of Personal Names.
Index of Places.