Romanising Oriental Gods: Myth, Salvation and Ethics in the Cults of Cybele, Isis and Mithras (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World)


The relative sophistication of the 3 significant 'Oriental cults' of the Roman Empire, combining surprising fable with detailed ritual, enabled them, like Early Christianity, to supply a thoroughly moral salvation within the Weberian experience.

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