About the Author
Rubina Raja is Professor of Classical Archaeology at Aarhus University, Denmark. She has published widely on religious identities in the eastern Roman provinces, and is editor of the series Contextualising the Sacred, Lived Ancient Religion, and Palmyrenske Studier. She is the author of the monograph Urban Development and Regional Identity in the Eastern Roman Provinces, 50 BC – AD 250: Aphrodisias, Ephesos, Athens, Gerasa. She is currently working on a monograph on the religious life of the Tetrapolis region.Jörg Rüpke is Professor of History of Religion at the University of Erfurt, Germany and director of the ERC Research Group “Lived Ancient Religion.” His books include Domi militiae (1990); Rituals in Ink (2004); Religion and Law in Classical and Christian Rome (2006); (ed.) A Companion to Roman Religion (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007); Religion of the Romans (2007); Fasti sacerdotum (2008); The Roman Calendar from Numa to Constantine: Time, History, and the Fasti (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011); Von Jupiter zu Christus (2011); Religion in Republican Rome: Rationalization and Ritual Change (2012); Religiöse Erinnerungskulturen (2012); The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean (2013); Ancients and Moderns: Religion (2014).