Greek and Roman Religion

JSIS C 445/ 445
  • Quarters: Spring, Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: VLPA, I&S

Religion in the social life of the Greeks and Romans, with emphasis placed on their public rituals and festivals. Attention is given to the priesthoods, personal piety, rituals of purification and healing, and the conflict of religions in the early Roman Empire. Many lectures illustrated by slides.