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Legible Religion

Books, Gods, and Rituals in Roman Culture

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$51.50 • £41.95 • €46.50

ISBN 9780674088719

Publication Date: 06/07/2016

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272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction: The Books of Numa
  • I. Writing Roman Religion
    • 1. Gods and Humans in Rome and Its Empire
    • 2. Writing Roman Religion
    • 3. Letters of the Republic
  • II. Comparison
    • 4. Rabbis and Romans
  • III. Reading Roman Religion
    • 5. Emperor as Reader
    • 6. Paper Pagans
  • Conclusion: Beyond Scripture and Literature
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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