ICS BiblioSelect: Religion in Rome (General)

Ando, Clifford and Jörg Rüpke, ed. Public and Private in Ancient Mediterranean Law and Religion. Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten vol. 65. Berlin, Munich, Boston: De Gruyter, 2015.

Bailey, Lisa Kaaren. Religious Worlds of the Laity in Late Antique Gaul (Bloomsbury classical studies monographs). London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Barnish, S. J. B.  “Religio in Stagno: Divinity, and the Christianization of the Countryside in Late Antique Italy.” JECS 9/3 (2001): 347-402.

Barton, Tamsyn. Ancient Astrology. London: Routledge, 1994.

Beard, Mary, John A. North, and Simon Price, eds. Religions in Rome, 2 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Benko, Stephen. Pagan Rome and the early Christians. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1986.

Bjornebye, Jonas.  “Hic locus est felix, sanctus, piusque benignus”: The Cult of Mithras in Fourth-century Rome. Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Bergen, Norway, 2007.

Blakely, Sandra, ed. Gods, Objects, and Ritual Practice in Ancient Mediterranean Religion. Exeter, UK: University of Exeter Press, 2017.

Bloch, Herbert. “A Pagan Revival in the West?” in Arnaldo Momigliano, ed., The Conflict Between Christians and Pagans in the Fourth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1964.

Busine, Aude, ed. Religious Practices and Christianization of the Late Antique City (4th – 7th cent.). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015.

Cameron, Alan. The Last Pagans of Rome.  Oxford; New York:  Oxford University Press, 2011.

Cameron, Alan. “The Last Pagans of Rome,” in W. V. Harris, ed., The Transformation of Vrbs Roma in Late Antiquity. JRA Supplementary Series 33. Portsmouth, RI, 1999, 109-121.

Capone, Alessandro, ed. Cristiani, Ebrei e pagani: il dibattito sulla Sacra Scrittura tra III e VI secolo = Christians, Jews and Heathens: The Debate on the Holy Scripture between the Third and Sixth Century. Judaïsme ancien et origines du christianisme, 12​. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017.

Cooper, Kate and Julia Hillner eds. Religion, Dynasty, and Patronage in Early Christian Rome, 300-900. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Croke, Brian, and Jill Harries, eds. Religious Conflict in Fourth-century Rome: A Documentary Study. Sydney, 1982.

Cumont, Franz.  Astrologie. Bibliotheca Cumontiana – Scripta Minora (BICUMI), 4, eds. Danny Praet, Béatrice Bakhouche.  Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2015.  

Cumont, Franz.  Recherches sur le symbolisme funéraire des Romains. Bibliotheca Cumontiana – Scripta Maiora (BICUMA), 4, eds. Janine Balty, Jean-Charles Balty. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2015.

Cumont, Franz. Les mystères de Mithra. Bibliotheca Cumontiana. Scripta maiora, 3, eds. Nicole Belayche and Attilio Mastrocinque. Savigliano: Nino Aragno Editore, 2013.

Curran, John. Pagan City and Christian Capital: Rome in the Fourth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Curran, John. “Jerome and the Sham-Christians of Rome.” JEH 48 (1997): 213-29.

Delogu. Paolo.  “The Papacy, Rome and the Wider World in the Seventh and Eighth Centuries.” In Julia M. H. Smith, ed., Early Medieval Rome and the Christian West: Essays in Honour of Donald A. Bullough.  Leiden: Brill, 2000, 197-220.

Demacopoulos, George. The Invention of Peter: Apostolic Discourse and Papal Authority in Late Antiquity. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

Diefenbach, S. Römische Erinnerungsräume. Heiligenmemoria und kollektive Identitäten im Rom des 3. bis 5. Jahrhunderts n. Chr. Berlin and New York. De Gruyter, 2007.

Dignas, B., R Parker, and G. G. Stroumsa, eds. Priests and Prophets among Pagans, Jews and Christians (Studies in the History and Anthropology of Religion). Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2013.

Dignas, B. and R. R. R. Smith, eds. Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Di Santo, Emanuele. L’apologetica dell’Ambrosiaster. Cristiani, pagani e giudei nella Roma tardoantica. Rome: Istituto patristico Augustinianum, 2008.

Dohrmann, Nathalie B., and Annette Yoshiko Reed, eds. Jews, Christians, and the Roman Empire: The Poetics of Power in Late Antiquity. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

Doig, Allan. “Christian Ceremonial and Earthly City,” in Cities and Gods: Religious Space in Transition, eds. Ted Kaizer et al. Leuven: Peeters, 2013, 155-70.

Donaldson, Terence L. Religious Rivalries and the Struggle for Success in Caesarea Maritima (Studies in Christianity and Judaism), 2001.

Drake, H. A. “Intolerance, Religious Violence, and Political Legitimacy in Late Antiquity.” JAAR 79/1 (2011): 193-235.

Drake, H. A. A Century of Miracles: Christians, Pagans, Jews, and the Supernatural, 312-410. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Draycott C.M., and M. Stamatopoulou, eds. Dining and Death: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the ‘Funerary Banquet’ in Ancient Art, Burial and Belief. Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2016.

Edwards, Mark J.  Religions of the Constantinian Empire. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Edwards, Mark J. “Romanitas and the Church of Rome.” In Simon Swain and Mark Edwards eds., Approaching Late Antiquity: the Transformations from Early to Late Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004, 187-210.

Elsner, Jaś and Ian Rutherford. Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Eshleman, Kendra.  The Social World of Intellectuals in the Roman Empire: Sophists, Philosophers, and Christians.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Esler, Philip F., ed. The Early Christian World, 2 vols. London: Routledge, 2000.

Ferguson, Everett. Backgrounds of Early Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2003.

Finney, Mark. Resurrection, Hell and the Afterlife: Body and Soul in Antiquity, Judaism and Early Christianity. New York and London: Routledge, 2016.

Fowden, Garth. Empire to Commonwealth: Consequences of Monotheism in Late Antiquity. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Fraschetti, Augusto. La conversione. Da Roma pagana a Roma cristiana. Bari: Laterza, 1999.

Galinsky, Galinsky, ed. Memory in Ancient Rome and Early Christianity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Giavatto, Angelo and Robert Muller, eds.  Julien l’Empereur. Contre les Galiléens. Bibliothèque des textes philosophiques. Paris: Librarie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2018.

Gordon, Richard L., Petridou, Georgia, and Jörg Rüpke, eds. Beyond Priesthood. Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire (Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche Und Vorarbeiten, 66). Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017.

Gordon, Richard. “The Real and the Imaginary: Production and Religion in the Graeco-Roman World.” Art History 2 (1979): 5-34.

Green, Bernard. Christianity in Ancient Rome. The First Three Centuries. New York: T & T Clark, 2010.

Guidobaldi, Federico. “Transformations urbaines, sociales et religieuses à Rome au V siècle,” in H. W. Pleket and A.M.F.W. Verhoogt, eds., Aspects of the Fourth Century AD. Leiden: Brill. 1997, 43-53.

Hahn, Johannes, Stephen Emmel & Ulrich Gotter, eds. From Temple to Church. Destruction and Renewal of Local Cultic Topography in Late Antiquity. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2015.

Harland, Philip A. Associations, synagogues, and congregations: claiming a place in ancient Mediterranean society. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2003.   

Iara, Kristina.  “Lingering Sacredness. The Persistence of Pagan Sacredness in the Forum Romanum in Late Antiquity.” In Aude Busine, ed., Religious Practices and Christianization of the Late Antique City (4th-7th cent.). Leiden: Brill, 2015, 141-65.

Kahlos, Maijastina.  Debate and Dialogue: Christian and Pagan Cultures c. 360-430. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.

Kelly, Leslie. Prophets, Prophecy, and Oracles in the Roman Empire: Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman Cultures. London; New York, Taylor and Francis, 2018.

Knust, Jennifer, and Claudia Moser, eds. Ritual Matters: Material Remains and Ancient Religion. Supplements to the memoirs of the American Academy in Rome. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2017.

Lampe, Peter. “Urchristliche Missionswege nach Rom: Haushalte paganer Herrschaft als jüdisch-christliche Keimzellen.” Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 92 (2001): 123-127.

Lançon, Bertrand.  Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609. New York: Routledge, 2000.

Lane Fox, Robin. Pagans and Christians. London: Viking & New York: Knopf, 1986.

Lavan, Luke and Michael Mulryan, eds.  The Archaeology of Late Antique ‘Paganism’.  Leiden: Brill, 2011.

Lee, A. D. ed., Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook, 2d ed. London and New York: Routledge, 2016.

Lieu, Judith, John North, and Tessa Rajak, eds. The Jews Among Pagans and Christians in the Roman Empire. London: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, 1992.

Lössl, Josef, and Nicholas J. Baker-Brian, eds. A Companion to Religion in Late Antiquity. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2018.

MacMullen, Ramsay.  “Christian Ancestor Worship in Rome.” JBL 129/3 (2010): 597–613.

Madgwick,, Richard, and Santiago Riera Mora, eds. The Bioarchaeology of Ritual and Religion. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2017.

Marx-Wolf, Heidi.  Spiritual Taxonomies and Ritual Authority: Platonists, Priests, and Gnostics in the Third Century C.E. Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.  

Momigliano, Arnaldo, ed. The conflict between Paganism and Christianity in the fourth century. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1963. 

Moser, Claudia, and Jennifer Wright Knust. Ritual Matters: Material Remains and Ancient Religion. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017.

Nicholson, Oliver. “Civitas Quae Adhuc Sustentat Omnia: Lactantius and the City of Rome.” In William E. Klingshirn and Mark Vessey, eds, The Limits of Ancient Christianity: Essays on Late Antique Thought and Culture in Honor of R.A. Markus. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999, 7-25.

Noble, Thomas F.X. “Topography, Celebration, and Power: the Making of a Papal Rome in the Eighth and Ninth centuries.” In Mayke de Jong and Frans Theuws with Carine van Rhijn eds, Topographies of Power in the Early Middle Ages. Leiden: Brill, 2001,  45-91.

Östenberg, Ida, Simon Malmberg and Jonas Bjørnebye, eds.  The Moving City: Processions, Passages and Promenades in Ancient Rome.  New York: Bloomsbury, 2015.

Pani Ermini, Letizia & Paolo Siniscalco, eds. La comunità cristiana di Roma. La sua vita e la sua cultura dalle origini all’alto medioevo (Atti e Documenti, 9).  Vatican City: 2000.

Pietri, Charles. Roma christiana: recherches sur l’Église de Rome, son organisation, sa politique, son idéologie de Miltiade à Sixte III (311-440). 2 vols. Rome: École française de Rome, 1976.

Raphals, Lisa. Old Society, New Belief: Religious Transformation of China and Rome, Ca. 1st-6th Centuries. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Raja, Rubina, ed. Contextualizing the Sacred in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East Religious Identities in Local, Regional, and Imperial Settings. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017.

Raja, Rubina and Jörg Rüpke, eds.  A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history. Chichester; Malden, MA; Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2015.

Rebillard, Éric and Jörg Rüpke, eds.  Group Identity and Religious Individuality in Late Antiquity. CUA studies in early Christianity. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2015.

Rives, James B. Religion in the Roman Empire. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2006.

Rives, James B. Religion and Authority in Roman Carthage from Augustus to Constantine. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. 

Ruggiero, F. La follia dei cristiani. Su un aspetto della reazione pagana tra I e V secolo.  Rome: Città Nuova, 2002. 

Rüpke, Jörg. Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018.

Salzman, Michele, Marianne Saghy and ‎Rita Lizzi Testa.  Pagans and Christians in Fourth-Century Rome.  London: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Secher Bøgh, Birgitte, ed. Conversion and Initiation in Antiquity: Shifting Identities – Creating Change. Papers originally presented at a conference held in Ebeltoft, Denmark, December 1st-4th, 2012, at Aarhus University. Early Christianity in the context of antiquity, 16. Frankfurt am Main; New York: Peter Lang, 2014.

Scheid, John.  The Gods, the State, and the Individual: Reflections on Civic Religion in Rome. Translated and with a forward by Clifford Ando.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.

Scheid, John. An Introduction to Roman Religion (trans. Janet Lloyd). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2003.

Sizgorich, Thomas. Violence and belief in late antiquity. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Simmons, Michael Bland. Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Porphyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate. Oxford studies in late antiquity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Snyder, Gregory. Teachers and Texts in the Ancient World: Philosophers, Jews and Christians. London/New York: Routledge, 2000.

Sofroniew, Alexandra. Household Gods: Private Devotion in Ancient Greece and Rome. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2015.

Stang, Charles M. Our Divine Double. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2016.

Takács, Sarolta A. Isis and Sarapis in the Roman World. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2015.

Takács, Sarolta A. Vestal Virgins, Sibyls, and Matrons: Women in Roman Religion. Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 2007.

Teitler, Hans Carel. The Last Pagan Emperor: Julian the Apostate and the War Against Christianity. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Testa, Rita Lizzi. “Discordia in urbe: pagani e cristiani in rivolta.” In Franca Ela Consolino, ed. Pagani e cristiani da Giuliano l’apostate al sacco di Roma. Messina: Rubbettino. 1995, 115-40.

Trombley, Frank. Hellenic Religion and Christianization, c. 370-529. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1994.

Turcan, Robert. Cults of the Roman Empire. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 1996. 

Vaage, Leif E. Religious Rivalries in the Early Roman Empire and the Rise of Christianity. Walterloo, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006.

Vermaseren, Marten J.  Corpus Inscriptionum et Monumentum Religionis Mithriacae.  The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1956-1960.

Walsh, David. The Cult of Mithras in Late Antiquity. Development, Decline, and Demise, ca. A. D. 270-470. Late Antique Archaeology Supplements, 2. Leiden-Boston, Brill, 2018.

Whitmarsh, Tim. Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.

Zangenberg, J. and M. Labahn, eds. Christians as a Religious Minority in a Multicultural City: Modes of Interaction and Identity Formation in Early Imperial Rome. Studies on the Basis of a Seminar at the Second Conference of the European Association for Biblical Studies (EABS) from July 8-12, 2001, in Rome. London and New York: JSNTSup 243, 2004.