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Roman Religion
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I. Definition

From a geographical perspective, Roman religion is a modern collective term to describe a local system of various religious practices and ideas, religious actors and sacral places in ancient Rome (on sacral landscape see Rome : II, 1 and map). It is by no means an objective term used by those concerned to describe themselves, certainly not in the sense of a confessional de…

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Bendlin, Andreas, “Roman Religion”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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