Fr. Camia

Theoi Sebastoi

Il culto degli imperatori romani in Grecia (Provincia Achaia) nel secondo secolo D.C.

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Auteur Fr. Camia
Editeur KERA - National Hellenic Research Foundation
Distributeur Association de Boccard

The religious nature of the Imperial Cult is apparent in Greece, where Roman emperors were worshipped during their lifetime as real gods, with priests, festivals and sanctuaries. The emperors were conceived by the Greeks in a more familiar way through their integration into the Greek religious and cultural system. The reigning princeps was the main focus of these cults, which from the middle of the first century AD were ‘subsumed’ in a new form of ‘collective’ cults addressed to the whole of ...