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Archaic Roman religion, with an appendix on the religion of the Etruscans. Translated by Philip Krapp. Foreword by Mircea Eliade.

Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1970] .
ISBN 0226169685, 9780226169682

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Standard Title Religion romaine archaïque. English
Subjects Religion.
Rome (Empire)
Rome -- Religion.
Description 2 volumes (xxx, 715 pages) 24 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Translation of La religion romaine archaïque.
Includes bibliographical references.
Translation of La religion romaine archaïque.
Contents Vol. 1 Uncertainty of the history of the first centuries -- Political history and religious history -- Most ardent Roman religion: numen or deus? -- Characteristics of the Roman gods -- Lost mythology: the example of the Matralia -- From Mythology to history -- Indo-European heritage at Rome -- Conservatism of the Roman religion: the case of Iuges auspicium -- Value of formulary evidence -- Roman scholars -- So-called Pontifical revolution -- Some characteristics of the Roman religion -- Balance in Roman religion -- Vocabulary of the sacred -- Purpose of this book. First part: The great gods of the archaic triad: the documents -- Interpretation: the three functions -- Jupiter -- Mars -- Quirinus -- The archaic triad: complements. Second part: ancient theology -- the Capitoline triad -- Capitoline Jupiter -- Juno -- Minerva -- the Capitoline triad -- Fires of public worship -- Frameworks -- The Beginnings -- The Times -- The Places -- Man -- The Living -- The Dead -- Forces and elements -- Third function -- Second and first functions. Vol. 2 Third part: extensions and mutations -- Personified abstractions -- Gods of the neighbors -- Gods of the enemy -- First Greek gods -- An Attempt at chronology -- Religion during the second Punic war -- First literary evidence -- Ideological innovations -- Thrusts and resistances -- Civil wars and religion. Fourth part: the cult -- Sacra publica -- Sacerdotes -- Signa and portenta -- Notes on private cults.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)213906
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Dumézil, Georges, 1898-1986.
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