From the Gracchi to Nero: a history of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68, Teil 68
Methuen, 1982 - 500 Seiten
The standard textbook for the central period of Roman history. Covers the decline and fall of the Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate.
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table mystery-religion. The cult of the Great Mother Cybele was carefully
regulated by the Roman authorities: Romans, for instance, must not serve as her
priests or take part in her processions. If, however, Lucretius' famous description
of these ...
... in fact beings of an essentially different nature from themselves, but only that as
an act of gratitude or homage, rather than of worship, the subjects were willing to
accord to them in an official cult many of the honours that were normally given ...
Statilius Taurus, one of Agrippina's victims who when charged with magical
practices in a.d. 53 committed suicide.12 Another cult was celebrated at the so-
called Villa of the Mysteries (Villa Item) at Pompeii: its walls are decorated with a
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Over the course of more than a year, I read this excellent Roman history one chunk at a time. It was well worth it. For good reason this is Scullard's most well known work. It is thorough, interesting ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68
Howard Hayes Scullard
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1982