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Книга old historical past historic background Книги Исторические Автор: David Mather Masson Год издания: 1851 Формат: pdf Издат.:William & Robert Chambers Страниц: 290 Размер: 7,5 Mb Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка: historical historical past by means of David Mather Masson

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Such a revision is desperately needed in the study of a period characterized by a scarcity of coherent sources, a field in which the counterstereotype of collectivity has too often been imposed onto the evidence. 43. Cf. Stroumsa 2008. 44. M. Fuchs 2015. 45. For discussion of the ancient Mediterranean, ancient and present-day India, and early modern and modern western and central Europe, see M. Fuchs and Rüpke 2015. 46 Structural Individuality in Ancient Polytheism It is comparatively easy to detect how individuals combined gods according to their situational or role-specific needs in different fields.

6–7: Stativa deinde ad Hellespontum aliquamdiu habuerunt, quia dies forte, quibus ancilia moventur, religiosi at iter inciderant. idem dies P. Scipionem propiore etiam religione, quia salius erat, diiunxerant ab exercitu; causaque et is ipse morae erat, dum consequeretur. 30. See Rüpke 2010d for this argument. 31. For the immediate (religio-)political context, see Rüpke 1995, 319 and 330. 32.  2342; Baudry proposed this hypothesis. 32 Chapter 2 tension between patricians and plebeians, as it forced members of both orders to cooperate and removed the patrician monopoly on certain religious activities.

36 Chapter 2 Excepting loss of the economic potential of provincial offices, the restrictions placed on the major priesthoods were definitely tolerable. Moreover, the individual privileges described above could begin as early as two decades before consular age. Who would exchange an associated professorship directly after high school for the mere hope for a chair at the age of forty-five? We should not imagine that the importance of these priesthoods was limited to their potential to advance one’s political career.

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