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Title Memory and urban religion in the ancient world [electronic resource] / edited by Martin Bommas, Juliette Harrisson and Phoebe Roy.

Imprint London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations.
Series Cultural memory and history in antiquity
Cultural memory and history in antiquity.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This volume brings together scholars and researchers working on memory and religion in ancient urban environments. Chapters explore topics relating to religious traditions and memory, and the multifunctional roles of architectural and geographical sites, mythical figures and events, literary works and artefacts. Pagan religions were often less static and more open to new influences than previously understood. One of the factors that shape religion is how fundamental elements are remembered as valuable and therefore preservable for future generations. Memory, therefore, plays a pivotal role whe.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Rome -- Religious life and customs.
Greece -- Religious life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Bommas, Martin, editor.
Harrisson, Juliette, editor.
Roy, Phoebe, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Memory and urban religion in the ancient world. London : New York : Bloomsbury, 2012 9781441116796 (OCoLC)757481239
ISBN 9781441130143 (electronic bk.)
1441130144 (electronic bk.)
1441187588 (electronic bk.)
9781441187581 (electronic bk.)