Die Götter der Römer
Description: hardback, 319 pp. (26,5x23,5cm), phots.
Condition: very good
Erika Simon, Die Götter der Römer, Hirmer Verlag, Munchen 1990
This A-Z of Roman gods is packed full of illustrations of statues, figurines, tablets, archaeological sites, coins and other artworks. Drawing on archaeological, epigraphic and literary evidence, Erika Simon discusses what we know about a number of cults, the associated buildings and paraphernalia, their role in society and their representation in the arts. From Apollo to Volcanus and from Hercules to Silvanus all of the principal deities are included. German text.