The Religion in Everyday Life from Archaic to Imperial Times

The Religion in Everyday Life from Archaic to Imperial Times


By (author) Robert Turcan

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 3mm | 318g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2001
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415929741
  • ISBN 13: 9780415929745
  • Illustrations note: 20 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,352,342

Product description

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Author information

Robert Turcan is Professor of Roman History at the Sorbonne. He has published widely on Roman antiquity, mainly on aspects of religion. His books include Cults of the Roman Empire (1996) and Mithras et le Mithriacisme (1991).

Review quote

"The style adopted by Turcan is accessible and readable. His work covers an immense amount of ground in a very small space. At times his abundance of examples is breathtaking. The reader is given a very real sense of the profusion of rites and rituals that accompanied everyday life in private and in public in the Roman world."-Alex Nice, University of the Witwatersrand

Table of contents

List of Illustrations Abbreviations 1. Introduction: Pietas Romana 2. Religions of the Family and the Land 3. Religions of the City 4. Religions of the Empire 5. Conclusion: The Impact of Christianity Bibliography Guide to Further Reading Index