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Some thoughts on the cult of the Pantheon (‘all the gods’?) in the cities and sanctuaries of Roman Greece

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A large number of small stone altars, not more than one metre tall and 30 to 40 cm wide, were dedicated in the Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidauros between the 2nd and the 4th century AD. Beyond the size, they had in common the inscription of very short dedicatory formulas and a sparing use of decoration. They were dedicated to Asklepios and his family as much as to the most disparate gods, heroes and personifications. They were distributed in various parts of the sanctuary and there are goo...

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Department:
Oxford, Academic Services, Ashmolean Museum
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Publisher:
Franz Steiner Verlag Publisher's website
Host title:
Imperial Dynamics and Religion in the Greek Cities of the Roman Empire
Publication date:
2016-10-05
Acceptance date:
2016-04-03
Pubs id:
pubs:655473
URN:
uri:fcaf64d9-5a89-4e42-b150-b96cbf8b3d6d
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uuid:fcaf64d9-5a89-4e42-b150-b96cbf8b3d6d
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pubs:655473

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