The Cult Of Isis In The Roman Empire

Author: Malcolm Drew Donalson
Editor: Edwin Mellen Press
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This study begins with a description of the chief characteristics of the cult of Isis, before charting the progress of the cult in Italy, from its introduction in the days of the republic to eventual suppression by the Christianizing state.
The Cult of Isis in the Roman Empire
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Malcolm Drew Donalson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press

This study begins with a description of the chief characteristics of the cult of Isis, before charting the progress of the cult in Italy, from its introduction in the days of the republic to eventual suppression by the Christianizing state.
Isis and Sarapis in the Roman World
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Sarolta A. Takacs
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-10-01 - Publisher: BRILL

Through the implementation of the complex historical method, this study provides a more precise picture of the integration of the cult of Isis and of the function of Isis and Sarapis in the Rhine and Danubian provinces.
The cult of Isis among women in the Graeco-Roman world
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Heyob
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975-12-01 - Publisher: BRILL

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Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Robert Wild
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981-12-01 - Publisher: BRILL

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Romanising Oriental Gods
Language: en
Pages: 486
Authors: Jaime Alvar Ezquerra
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: BRILL

The traditional grand narrative correlating the decline of Graeco-Roman religion with the rise of Christianity has been under pressure for three decades. This book argues that the alternative accounts now emerging significantly underestimate the role of three major cults, of Cybele and Attis, Isis and Serapis, and Mithras. Although their