The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism

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The treatise of a famous archaeologist and historian, a philologist and student of epigraphy Franz-Valéry-Marie Cumont. “The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism” is a brilliant essay touching u


pon the religious situation of II-V centuries A.C. The work offers a detailed account of every oriental cult since the very beginning till the dissemination in Roman Empire. French archeologist has made an attempt to reconstruct the basic lines of interaction between the Roman paganism and the “newcomers” from the East. By reading, it becomes obvious that one can conceive the whole complexity and grandiosity of such religious opposition in full measure as soon as getting involved into certain actuals of the epoch.

The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism
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