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The Resource The Role of the Vestal Virgins in Roman Civic Religion : a Structuralist Study of the crimen incesti

The Role of the Vestal Virgins in Roman Civic Religion : a Structuralist Study of the crimen incesti

Label
The Role of the Vestal Virgins in Roman Civic Religion : a Structuralist Study of the crimen incesti
Title
The Role of the Vestal Virgins in Roman Civic Religion
Title remainder
a Structuralist Study of the crimen incesti
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study introduces a question, somewhat disregarded or discounted in recent years, regarding the link between the Vestals and early Christian consecrated virgins. In a political interpretation of the ancient Roman virginity cult, this work demonstrates that female virginity was understood by both Christian and non-Christian Romans as a symbolic analogue of the securely intact body politic
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Lindsay J
Dewey number
292.610820937
Index
index present
LC call number
BL815.V4 T46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Hors serie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rome
  • Vestal virgins
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • RELIGION
  • Religion
  • Vestal virgins
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Vestalin
  • Religion
  • Vestalin
  • Religion
  • Römisches Reich
Label
The Role of the Vestal Virgins in Roman Civic Religion : a Structuralist Study of the crimen incesti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
THE ROLE OF THE VESTAL VIRGINS IN ROMAN CIVIC RELIGION: A Structuralist Study of the crimen incesti; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Chapter One -- Interpreting Culture; Chapter Two -- Roman Civic Religion; Chapter Three -- Roman Myth and Ritual; Chapter Four -- Roman Virginity and the Vestal Cult; Chapter Five -- Vestal Mythology; Chapter Six -- The Vestal Ritual Tradition; Chapter Seven -- Interpreting Vestal Virginity; Bibliography of Primary Sources; Bibliography of Secondary Sources; Index
Control code
818882703
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773430143
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818882703
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The Role of the Vestal Virgins in Roman Civic Religion : a Structuralist Study of the crimen incesti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
THE ROLE OF THE VESTAL VIRGINS IN ROMAN CIVIC RELIGION: A Structuralist Study of the crimen incesti; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Chapter One -- Interpreting Culture; Chapter Two -- Roman Civic Religion; Chapter Three -- Roman Myth and Ritual; Chapter Four -- Roman Virginity and the Vestal Cult; Chapter Five -- Vestal Mythology; Chapter Six -- The Vestal Ritual Tradition; Chapter Seven -- Interpreting Vestal Virginity; Bibliography of Primary Sources; Bibliography of Secondary Sources; Index
Control code
818882703
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773430143
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818882703
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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