Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman & early Christian antiquity seeing the gods

From healing to oracles, from collective civic delegations to individual pilgrims seeking salvation, from localized sacred topographies to empire-wide travel, this title shows the importance of pilgrimage in pagan antiquity and its ancestry to later Christian practice

Main Author: Elsner, Jas
Other Authors: Rutherford, Ian
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2010, 2010
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:From healing to oracles, from collective civic delegations to individual pilgrims seeking salvation, from localized sacred topographies to empire-wide travel, this title shows the importance of pilgrimage in pagan antiquity and its ancestry to later Christian practice
Item Description:Originally published: 2005
Physical Description:xvii, 513 p. ill
ISBN:9780191716713