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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Rome -- Kings and rulers -- Religious aspects,
  • Rome -- Religion

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementDuncan Fishwick.
SeriesEtudes préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l"Empire romain,, t. 108
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL805 .F58 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2377939M
ISBN 109004071792, 9004071806
LC Control Number87006363

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Open worship of the Roman Emperor with sacrifice, priests, altar and temple was in theory contrary to official policy in Rome. The cult of the living emperor by less direct means, however, might be achieved in various ways: the offering of cult to his companion "genius" or the divine "numen" immanent within him; the elevation of the Imperial house to a level at which it became godlike; the. He has published extensively in various fields of Roman History, notably the Imperial Cult, including The Imperial Cult in the Latin West. Vols. I,; II, (Brill, ). Review Quotes. The Imperial Cult in the Latin West, Volume 1 Studies in the Ruler Cult of the Western Provinces of the Roman Empire Part 1 (2 vols.) Part and Series: Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, Volume: /1. Isis and Sarapis in the Roman World deals with the integration of the cult of Isis among Roman cults, the subsequent transformation of Isis and Sarapis into gods of the Roman state, and the epigraphic employment of the names of these two deities independent from their cultic context. The myth that the guardians of tradition and Roman religion tried to curb the cult of Isis in order to rid Rome.

The Imperial Cult in the Latin West book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Open worship of the Roman Emperor with sacrifice, prie Reviews: 1.   His publications include four earlier books and some 90 articles and reviews in international journals. He is currently working on volume III, of The Imperial Cult in the Latin West. In Duncan Fishwick was elected as corresponding member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres of : Duncan Fishwick. The Imperial Cult in the Latin West: Studies in the Ruler Cult of the Western Provinces of the Roman Empire, Part (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World) Duncan Fishwick Outright worship of the Roman Emperor with sacrifice, priests, altar and temple was in theory contrary to official policy in Rome.   The book under review is the second part of Volume III of Duncan Fishwick’s major oeuvre (3 volumes, 8 books) on the Imperial Cult in the Latin West. Since , Fishwick has steadily produced studies of all facets of ruler cult in the western provinces of the Roman Empire and in achieved his goal of completing the final part.