The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden: Religion at the Roman Street Corner

Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- I LAR(ES) / GENIUS AND JUNO / SNAKE(S) -- i Varro Hesitates . . . -- ii Origins and Early Evidence -- iii A Lar Introduces Himself -- iv Single Lar, Twin Lares -- v Monthly Rituals at the Hearth -- vi Kitchen Gods -- vii A Genius Po...

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Main Author: Flower, Harriet I.
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Princeton Princeton University Press 2017
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Parallel Edition:Print version: Flower, Harriet I: The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden : Religion at the Roman Street Corner. - Princeton : Princeton University Press,c2017. - 9780691175003
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Summary:Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- I LAR(ES) / GENIUS AND JUNO / SNAKE(S) -- i Varro Hesitates . . . -- ii Origins and Early Evidence -- iii A Lar Introduces Himself -- iv Single Lar, Twin Lares -- v Monthly Rituals at the Hearth -- vi Kitchen Gods -- vii A Genius Pours a Libation -- viii Serpent(s) in a Garden -- ix A Painted Landscape of Local Gods -- II SHRINES FOR LARES IN ROME -- x The Three Asses of the Bride -- xi Temple: Aedes -- xii Sanctuary: Ara / Fanum / Sacellum / Pomerium -- xiii Crossroads Shrine: Compitum -- xiv Lots of Small Shrines: Compita and Sacella -- xv Pompeii: A Case Study -- xvi Sacred Spaces and Lares Who Live in Them -- III CELEBRATING LARES -- xvii Compitalia: Who Is My Neighbor? -- xviii Delos: A Case Study -- xix Local Networks: Vicatim -- xx Officers and Associations: (Vico)magistri, Ministri, Collegia -- xxi Magistri and Ministri in Italy -- xxii Politics at Compitalia -- xxiii Religion and Politics at the Crossroads -- IV AUGUSTUS AND LARES AUGUSTI -- xxiv Augustus and Rome before 7 BC -- xxv The Reform of 7 BC -- xxvi Lares Augusti -- xxvii Genius Augusti? -- xxviii Who Gets the Bull? -- xxix Ara Pacis Augustae: Who Gets the Pig? -- xxx August Gods in the Vici -- xxxi The "New Age" of Augustus: Time and History -- xxxii Augustus and Lares Augusti -- EPILOGUE -- Appendix 1 References to Lares by Roman Authors: A List -- Appendix 2 Lares in the Calendar at Rome -- Appendix 3 Augustan Time Patterns -- Bibliography -- Index -- Image Credits
ISBN:1400888018