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Prophets and emperors : human and divine authority from Augustus to Theodosius / David Potter.

By: Potter, D. S. (David Stone), 1957-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Revealing antiquity: 7.Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994Description: viii, 281 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0674715659; 9780674715653.Subject(s): Divination -- Rome | Oracles, Roman | Sibyls | Prophets -- Rome | Astrology, Roman | Rome -- Religion | Divination | Roman EmpireAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Prophets and emperors.DDC classification: 133.3/248/0937 Other classification: 11.17
Contents:
Prophecy and cult -- Scholars, poets, and sibyls -- Prophecy and the informed public -- Prophecy and personal power in the Roman empire -- Eastern wisdom in Roman prophetic books -- Epilogue: power, culture, and communication.
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BF 1768 .P67 1994 (Browse shelf) Available 30092101128560
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-271) and index.

Prophecy and cult -- Scholars, poets, and sibyls -- Prophecy and the informed public -- Prophecy and personal power in the Roman empire -- Eastern wisdom in Roman prophetic books -- Epilogue: power, culture, and communication.

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