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Survivals of magic in early Roman religion

Eugene Tavenner

Survivals of magic in early Roman religion

by Eugene Tavenner

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Published by Washington university in [St. Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic.,
  • Rome -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from Washington university studies, vol. XII, Humanistic series, no. 1, p. 1-32, 1924.

    Statementby Eugene Tavenner ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL815.M2 T2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcover-title, 31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18503789M
    LC Control Number31000760

    Rose's Ancient Roman Religion in Journal of Roman Studies, 38, , , are ef-fectively answered by Rose in Harvard Theological Review, 44, , but he has not met Dumézil's objections quite as satisfactorily. Another related controversy is that con-cerning the Sabine contribution to early . Some of the survivals mentioned in the last two lectures seem to carry us back to a condition of culture anterior to the family and to the final settlement on the land. Some attempt has recently been made to discover traces of descent by the mother in early Latium;Frazer, Lectures on the Early History of the Kingship, lect. viii. Dr. Frazer finds traces of Mutterrecht only in the succession to.

    early Mesopotamian and Mediterranean civilizations show polytheistic religions, though many However, Laing convincingly devotes his entire book Survivals of the Roman Gods to the comparison of Roman paganism and the Roman Catholic Church. Dr. much of its philosophy and religion from Mithraism, oriental mysticism, astrology, magic, and. conference, Magic and Ritual in the Ancient World, seeks to contribute to the continuing discussion of magic and ritual power in the ancient Near East, Judaism, Greco-Roman antiquity, and early Christianity, with an additional contribution on the world of Coptic and Islamic Egypt. The strength of the present volume, we suggest, lies in the breadth.

      A triumph in itself, this rich and provocative book explores the ritual of the triumph in ancient Roman life. Beginning with Pompey the Great ’s third triumph of 61 BC, Beard sheds a brilliant light on the influence this ceremony had on a wide swath of the population, including elites, everyday citizens, and slaves. Between Magic and Religion represents a radical rethinking of traditional distinctions involving the term 'religion' in the ancient Greek world and beyond, through late antiquity to the seventeenth century. The title indicates the fluidity of such concepts as religion and magic, highlighting the wide variety of meanings evoked by these shifting terms from ancient to modern times.


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