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PAGAN PRIESTS  Religion and Power in the Ancient World

PAGAN PRIESTS Religion and Power in the Ancient World

PAGAN PRIESTS  Religion and Power in the Ancient World
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PAGAN PRIESTS Religion and Power in the Ancient World

by Beard, Mary; North, John

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0715622064
ISBN 13
9780715622063
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Duckworth. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1990. Hardcover. 0715622064 . Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Minor shelfwear to DJ. ; Five of the nine essays in this volume concern the Roman Republic and Empire. Pagan Priests opens with Mary Beard's "Priesthood in the Roman Republic", followed by John North's "Diviners and Divination in Rome" (also Republican in focus). Three pieces by Richard Gordon on Roman Imperial religion close the work: "From Republic to Principate: Priesthood, Religion and Ideology"; "The Veil of Power: Emperors, Sacrificers and Benefactors"; and "Religion in the Roman Empire: The Civic Compromise and its Limits". Classical Athens, Ptolemaic Memphis, the Babylonian priesthood and Mycenaean Pylos each receive one chapter, sandwiched between the Roman bits. ; 9.75 x 1 x 6.5 Inches; 266 pages .

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Ancient World Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
31384
Title
PAGAN PRIESTS Religion and Power in the Ancient World
Author
Beard, Mary; North, John
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket
ISBN 10
0715622064
ISBN 13
9780715622063
Publisher
Duckworth
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1990
Keywords
0715622064, Clergy, Christianity, Religion & Spirituality, Comparative Religion, Religious Studies, History, Paganism, Roman Religion, Roman Republic
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Paganism;

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