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- DescriptionThis work serves as an investigation of the Isis cult by tracing its development from Egypt into Greco-Roman society. The origin of the Isis cult is described by using the accounts of Plutarch, Apuleius, and Diodorus before examining the effects of Isis on Egyptian culture. The Isis cult soon overflows into the Greco-Roman world. While this mysterious religion initially encounters opposition, especially since it clashes with Roman patriarchal society, it overcomes these limitations.
- Author BiographyElizabeth A. McCabe is a Ph.D. candidate in Jewish Studies in the Greco-Roman Period at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- Author(s)Elizabeth A. McCabe
- PublisherUniversity Press of America
- Date of Publication28/02/2007
- SubjectChristianity: Bibles & Liturgy
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity Press of America
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, black & white tables
- Weight213 g
- Width153 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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