Witt, R. E.
Title ISIS IN THE GRAECO-ROMAN WORLD
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Publisher Cornell University Press 1971
0801406331 / 9780801406331
Seller ID 968
Slight Edgewear to boards. Publisher's ink stamp on top edge. ; Signed by Robert Wilken (classicist). ; Aspects of Greek and Roman Life; 9 x 1.5 x 6 Inches; 336 pages; Worship of the Egyptian goddess Isis dates as far back as 2500 B. C. And extended at least until the fifth century A. D. Throughout the Roman world. The importance of her cult is attested to in Apuleius's Golden Ass, and evidence of its influence has been found in places as far apart as Afghanistan and Portugal, the Black Sea and northern England. The first study to document the extent and complexity of the cult's influence on Graeco-Roman and early Christian culture.
Religion & Spirituality Paganism Isis Egyptian Classical Greek & Roman Egypt Greek History Greek Religion Roman Religion