A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome
A Place at the Altar illuminates a previously underappreciated dimension of religion in ancient Rome: the role of priestesses in civic cult. Demonstrating that priestesses had a central place in public rituals and institutions, Meghan DiLuzio emphasizes the complex, gender-inclusive nature of Roman priesthood. In ancient Rome, priestly service was a cooperative endeavor, requiring men and women, husbands and wives, and elite Romans and slaves to work together to manage the community's relationship with its gods.
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CHAPTER ONE THE FLAMEN AND FLAMINICA DIALIS
CHAPTER TWO PRIESTLY COUPLES
CHAPTER THREE SALIAN VIRGINS SACERDOTES AND MINISTRAE
CHAPTER FOUR THE VESTAL VIRGINS
CHAPTER FIVE THE COSTUME OF THE VESTAL VIRGINS