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Cult Introductions of the Third Century

Eric M. Orlin

in Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731558
eISBN:
9780199866342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731558.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the cults introduced to Rome between 338 and 201 b.c.e. Roman expansion in the third century b.c.e. led to the first direct sustained encounter with Hellenic culture. The ... More


Introduction

Eric M. Orlin

in Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731558
eISBN:
9780199866342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731558.003.0000
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction provides an overview of the historical context for the study and lays out the general theoretical framework within which the argument is made. It provides an overview of discussions ... More


Foreign Cults in Rome

Eric M. Orlin

in Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731558
eISBN:
9780199866342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731558.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 1 opens with a survey of the foreign divinities admitted to Rome in the fifth and fourth centuries, including those imported both from Italian cities and from Greece or other overseas ... More


Conclusion

Eric M. Orlin

in Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731558
eISBN:
9780199866342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731558.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Conclusion summarizes the book's main arguments and explains how the book has explored in detail the well-known and oft-studied willingness of the Romans to incorporate foreign religious elements ... More


Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire

Eric Orlin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731558
eISBN:
9780199866342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731558.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This study of the Roman reaction to foreign cults explores how religion contributed to the Romans’ need to reshape their community and their sense of what it meant to be Roman in the wake of Roman ... More


Migration and Acculturation

Laurens E. Tacoma

in Moving Romans: Migration to Rome in the Principate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198768050
eISBN:
9780191821868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768050.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 7 discusses integration and the formulation of migrant identity, and endeavours to relate current ideas about the historical value of ethnic identity to the findings about migration of the ... More


Trojan Slaves in Classical Athens: Ethnic Identity among Athenian Slaves

Peter Hunt

in Communities and Networks in the Ancient Greek World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198726494
eISBN:
9780191793301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726494.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter demonstrates that many slaves at Athens retained a strong sense of their birth cultures outside the Greek world. The evidence for this sense of ethnic identity includes the ... More


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