The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic: An Introduction to the Study of the Religion of the Romans

The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic: An Introduction to the Study of the Religion of the Romans

William Warde Fowler / Feb 18, 2020
The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic An Introduction to the Study of the Religion of the Romans This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages poor pictures errant marks etc that were either part of the origi
  • Title: The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic: An Introduction to the Study of the Religion of the Romans
  • Author: William Warde Fowler
  • ISBN: 9781143741746
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923 This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into priThis is a reproduction of a book published before 1923 This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
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      • William Warde Fowler

        William Warde Fowler 16 May 1847 15 June 1921 was an English historian and ornithologist, and tutor at Lincoln College, Oxford He was best known for his works on ancient Roman religion.Among his most influential works was The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic 1899 H H Scullard, in the introduction to his 1981 book on a similar topic, singled out Fowler s book as a particularly valuable resource despite its age, writing, I have not been so presumptuous as to attempt to provide an alternative.


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    1. W Warde Fowler s The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic provides an commentary on the aetiology of Roman religious festivals, with a special emphasis of their origins in Italian pagan traditions The author is initially at pains to explain the Roman calendar system, so that he is justified in calling it an introduction The work is simply structured into twelve chapters, each cataloguing the festivals of each month of the year Ease of reference is improved by a detailed subject index, a [...]


    2. ROMAN FESTIVALS OF THE PERIOD OF THE REPUBLIC is a book that attempts to define pre Hellenized holidays and festivals of Rome, particularly in how they changed in relation to the urbanization and expansion of the Roman Republic Fowler does his best to reconstruct the lost religious calendar, and provides in depth analysis of every holiday s purpose, practice, and principle in context of the Roman Republic at large He also includes extensive information on the temples of Rome, along with their re [...]


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