Pre-Christian Religion in Rome w. Dr. Michele R. Salzman

Before Christianity in ancient Rome, religion was diverse and vast. Professor Michele R. Salzman, Department of History, University of California, Riverside, joins the show to share what religions and forms of worship existed in ancient Rome and how they functioned.

Some topics explored

  • When Christianity
  • Jewish people in ancient Rome
  • Ancient writers who wrote on ancient Roman religion
  • Julius Caesar’s relationship to religion
  • The Roman Pantheon
  • The Sol & Isis deities
  • Roman emperors being given the Pontifex Maximus
  • Temple of Venus
  • Terms that Romans used to describe ancient religion
  • Priests involved in ancient religion including priests that were dedicated to given deities

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