PUBLIC PORTENTS IN REPUBLICAN ROME                                       


By Susanne William Rasmussen
2003, L'Erma di Bretschneider

CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
INTRODUCTION
I. SOURCES AND APPROACHES
II. TYPES OF PORTENTS AND PRIESTHOODS
III. CICERO AND PUBLIC DIVINATION
IV. DIVINATION AS SCIENCE
V. PUBLIC PORTENTS AND AGER ROMANUS VERSUS AGER PEREGRINUS
VI. PUBLIC PORTENTS. RELIGIO-POLITICS, AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF ROMAN IDENTITY
CONCLUSION
DANISH SUMMARY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS
MAPS GENERAL INDEX