Reviving Roman religion: sacred trees in the Roman world

Rooting in: why give time to sacred trees? -- A brief history of tree-thinking: the enduring power of animism -- How arboreal matter matters: rethinking sacrality through trees -- Arboriculture and arboreal deaths: rethinking sacrality again -- Confronting arboreal agency: reading the divine in arbo...

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Main Author: Hunt, Ailsa
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge New York Cambridge University Press 2016
Series/Journal:Cambridge classical studies
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Roman Empire / Religion / Sacred tree
Further subjects:B Trees Religious aspects
B Rome Religion
Parallel Edition:Electronic
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Summary:Rooting in: why give time to sacred trees? -- A brief history of tree-thinking: the enduring power of animism -- How arboreal matter matters: rethinking sacrality through trees -- Arboriculture and arboreal deaths: rethinking sacrality again -- Confronting arboreal agency: reading the divine in arboreal behaviour -- Imagining the gods: how trees flesh out the identity of the divine -- Branching out: what sacred trees mean for Roman religion
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 302-327
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1107153549