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Unformatted text preview: by Apuleius C. A novel which preserved many aspects of the Cult of Isis a. Lucius is the hero of the story who is transformed into an ass b. He can only be made human again through devotion to Isis 1. Isis had a son named Horus D. The cult of Isis seems to have in²uenced Christian veneration of the Virgin E. Mary Emperor Worship 3. When Alexander the Great conquered Egypt and Persia, he was worshiped A. as a god by their inhabitants Augustus (Reigned 31 B.C. - 14 A.D.) established the trend of worshipping B. his genius, or guardian spirit, but not directly himself Worship of the Roman state a. Caligula, Nero, and Domitian openly declared their divinity C. Pliny the Younger D. Corresponded with emperor Trajan a. Wrote about discovering who were the true Christians and who b. worshipped Trajan When Christians refused to worship Caesar, it was seen as not supporting E. the state...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course GENERAL 101 taught by Professor None during the Spring '12 term at Aurora University.
- Spring '12