The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism

Franz Cumont


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This is a very detailed review of what is known about the eastern religions which were absorbed into Roman Paganism during the late Republic and Imperial periods. Topics include the cults of the Magna Mater, Cyblele, Isis, Astarte, Mithrism and Zoroastrianism, as well as a study of astrology and how it became part of Roman beliefs. Extensive footnotes.

This book has 203 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1911.

Production notes: This ebook of The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism was published by Global Grey in 2018.

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