A comprehensive treatment of the significant symbols and institutions of Roman religion, this Companion places the various religious symbols, discourses, and practices, including Judaism and Christianity, into a larger framework to reveal the sprawling landscape of the Roman religion.
An innovative introduction to Roman religion
Approaches the field with a focus on the human-figures instead of the gods
Analyzes religious changes from the eighth century BC to the fourth century AD
Offers the first history of religious motifs on coins and household/everyday utensils
Presents Roman religion within its cultural, social, and historical contexts