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“MacMullenhas published several books in recent years which establish him rightfully as a leading social historian of the Roman Empire The current volume exhibits many of the characteristics of its predecessors the presentation of novel revisionist points of view; discrete set pieces of trenchant argument which do not necessarily conform to the boundaries of traditional history; and an impressive authoritative and up to date documentation especially rich in primary sourcesA stimulating and provocative discourse on Roman paganism as a phenomenon worthy of synthetic investigation in its own right and as the fundamental context for the rise of Christianity”―Richard Brilliant History“MacMullen’s latest work represents many features of paganism in its social contextvividly and clearly than ever before”―Fergus Millar American Historical Review“The major cultsare examined from a social and cultural perspective and with the aid of many recently published specialized studiesStudents of the Roman Empireshould read this book”―Robert J Penella Classical World“A distinguished book with much exact observationAn indispensable mine of erudition on a grand theme” Henry Chadwick Times Literary SupplementRamsay MacMullen is Dunham Professor of History and Classics at Yale University and the author of Roman Government’s Response to Crisis AD 235 337 and Roman Social Relations 50 BC to AD 284 Paganism in the Roman Empire is a classic on the subject The author probes the ps

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