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Roman Empire - Christianity Roman Religion Varieties of pluralism Civic cults Imperial cults Mystery - foriegn cults Household cults God of house - family - lineage Greco-Roman Traditions Cultural/religious borrowings Ruling triad - Jupiter/ Zeus - Juno/Hera - Minerva/Athena Temple on a hill Daily Life - Practical Religion Harvest - cures - childbirth - marriage Tending animals - Penates (spirits) - pantry Vessta Goddess hearth/ fire Priestesses Ideal femal behavior 30 yr vow of chastity Imperial - Civil Cults Religion/Politics/Power/Propaganda Deification emperor By senate vote Civic cults - civic well-being Public communal worship Sacrifices - processions - feasts Festivals - games Priests - Religion/Politics "Pax Decorum Ensure Gods will Pontifex Maximus (head of state religion) - Flamines Pontificies (state/cult/sacrifices/festivals Augurs Greco-Roman Adoptions/Adapions Mystery cults Mithras (Indo/Iranian) Male cells all over the empire Popular with army/bureaucracy Isis Rome Life-Giver Healer Deliverer Egypt Women Marriage Maternity Harvest
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Alternitives Astrology Magic Asceticism
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2008 for the course HISTORY 201 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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