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    DescriptionApart from Christianity and the Oriental Cults, religion in Roman Britain is often discussed as though it remained basically Celtic in belief and practice, under a thin veneer of Roman influence. Using a wide range of archaeological evidence, Dr Henig shows that the Roman element in religion was of much greater significance and that the natural Roman veneration for the gods found meaningful expression even in the formal rituals practised in the public temples of Britain.


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    Title
    Religion in Roman Britain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin Henig
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 264
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 460 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780713460476
    ISBN 10: 0713460474
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRA
    Abridged Dewey: 200
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC subject category V2: HD
    LC classification: BL
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    LC classification: DA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000
    LC classification: BL813.G7
    DC22: 291.09361
    DC19: 292.0709362
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NK, NHC, QRA
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    05 July 1995
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Dr Martin Henig lectures in Roman art and religion at the Institute of Archaeology, Oxford. He is the editor of the Journal of the British Archaeological Association
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements, List of Illustrations, Prologue, 1. The Celtic World, 2. The Roman Gods, 3. The Romanisation of the Celtic Cults, 4. The Roman State and Religious Practice, 5. Mithraism and The Other Eastern Religions, 6. Religion in Britain: Cult and Social Function, 7. Religion and Superstition in the Home and in Daily Life, 8. Religion and Burial Practice, 9. Religion and Politics, 10. Adaptation and Change: Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, Abbreviations, Bibliography, References, Index