By Gwynaeth McIntyre
In A kin of Gods, Gwynaeth McIntyre expands present “ruler cult” discussions via together with different deified participants, and by means of how groups within the interval forty four BCE to 337 CE sought to attach themselves with the imperial energy constitution via setting up priesthoods and cult practices. This paintings specializes in the monks devoted to the worship of the imperial relatives so as to contextualize their position in how imperial strength was once perceived within the provincial groups and the ways that groups selected to hire spiritual practices. distinctive emphasis is given to the provinces in Gaul, Spain, and North Africa.
This booklet attracts on epigraphic facts yet accommodates literary, numismatic, and archaeological proof the place appropriate. will probably be of curiosity to students of Roman imperial cult in addition to Roman imperialism, and spiritual and political history.
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