By Georges Dumezil; Philip Krapp [translated]
Chicago   The University of Chicago Press
9" by 6" xxx, 394pp;
A fascinating study of the religion that was prevalent throughout Ancient Rome, complete in two volumes.
By Georges Dumezil; Philip Krapp [translated]

1970 Archaic Roman Religion: With an Appendix on the Religion of the Etruscans

Chicago   The University of Chicago Press
9" by 6" xxx, 394pp;
A fascinating study of the religion that was prevalent throughout Ancient Rome, complete in two volumes.
£140.00
: 1.5kgs / : 909Y3

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Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Slipcase

A comprehensive discussion of the religion of Ancient Rome, complete in two volumes. 

The first English translated edition. 

In the publisher's original cloth binding, with slipcase. 

Georges Dumezil was a French philologist, linguist and religious studies scholar who specialised in comparative linguistics and mythology. 

Volume I of this set begins with laying out preliminary remarks about the potential contradictions and established evidence used in such arguments of the topics. Dumezil then goes on to discuss Ancient Theology, with focuses on The Capitoline Triad, public worship, frameworks and the functions of religion.

Volume II discusses the 'Extensions and Mutations' of Ancient Roman religion, such as the Gods of the Merchants and religion during the Second Punic War. Dumezil also touches on the existence of private cults.

Condition

In the original cloth bindings, in the slipcase. Externally, excellent with minor shelf wear. Slipcase is slightly edge worn with marks and spotting to the extremities. Tail of case has discolouration. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Near Fine

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