By Gwynaeth McIntyre
In A family members of Gods, Gwynaeth McIntyre expands present “ruler cult” discussions via together with different deified participants, and by way of how groups within the interval forty four BCE to 337 CE sought to attach themselves with the imperial energy constitution via constructing priesthoods and cult practices. This paintings makes a speciality of the monks devoted to the worship of the imperial kin in an effort to contextualize their function in how imperial strength was once perceived within the provincial groups and the ways that groups selected to hire non secular practices. exact emphasis is given to the provinces in Gaul, Spain, and North Africa.
This e-book attracts on epigraphic proof yet comprises literary, numismatic, and archaeological facts the place acceptable. it will likely be of curiosity to students of Roman imperial cult in addition to Roman imperialism, and non secular and political history.
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