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Thanks to a post over in heathen_goddess I have added a new item to my book hoarde wish list on Amazon.


The Cult of the Matronae in the Roman Rhineland: An Historical Evaluation of the Archaeological Evidence
Garman, Alex Gustav

Description
This book examines the cult of the Matronae as it occurred in the Roman Rhineland and explains the symbolism and inscriptions found on the altars. The work reviews previous scholarship on the subject, investigates ideas of Romanization, and concepts of bias and cultural exchange. This book contains six black and white photographs.

Table of Contents
Foreword by Lawrence Okamura
Introduction
1 The Rhineland and the Romans
2 Issues and Problems in the Study of Religion and Romanization
3 Who Were the Matronae
4 Location of the Matronae Altars and the UBII
5 Analysis of the Matronae Inscriptions
6 Post Classical References to the Matronae
7 Conclusions About the Cult of the Matronae
Appendix: Catalog of the Matronae Altars in the Ubian Territory
List of Abbreviations
Bibliography
Index


ISBN10: 0-7734-5224-9 ISBN13: 978-0-7734-5224-4
Pages: 196 Year: 2008


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