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Cult places and cultural change in Republican Italy [electronic resource] : a contextual approach to religious aspects of rural society after the Roman conquest / Tesse D. Stek.

Author/Creator:
Stek, Tesse D.
Publication:
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (277 p.)
Series:
Amsterdam archaeological studies ; 14.
Amsterdam archaeological studies ; 14
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Subjects:
Rome -- Religion.
Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C.
Rome -- Antiquities.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This scholarly study throws a new light on the Roman impact on religious structures in Republican Italy.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Rome and Italy: Ideas on Cultural Change; 2. 'Religious Romanisation' and the Fate of Italic Rural Sanctuaries; 3. Samnium: The Sacred Construction of Community and Architectural Forms; 4. Location and Function of Italic Sanctuaries in Society: Three Models; 5. Landscapes of the Sacred: Contextualising the Samnite Sanctuary of S. Giovanni in Galdo, Colle Rimontato (CB); 6. Roman Sacred landscapes? The Pagus-Vicus System Revised; 7. Cult and Colonisation: Pagi, Vici and Sanctuaries
8. Roman Ritual in the Italian Countryside? The Paganalia and the Lustratio Pagi9. Roman Ritual in the Italian Countryside? The Compitalia and the Shrines of the Lares Compitales; 10. Conclusions; Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-282-63417-8
9786612634178
90-485-1143-7
OCLC:
645097351