Romanising Oriental Gods (Book published September 17, 2008)

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Author  Jaime Alvar
Publisher  Brill
Publication Date   September 17, 2008
ISBN  9004132937
Pages  486

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The relative sophistication of the three major 'Oriental cults' of the Roman Empire, combining unfamiliar myth with distinctive ritual, enabled them, like Early Christianity, to offer a properly ethical salvation in the Weberian sense.

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