Dating at the upper larum


03-Jul-2017 13:24

Even in invocations, which generally required precise naming, the Romans sometimes spoke of gods as groups or collectives rather than naming them as individuals.

No ancient source, however, poses this dichotomy, which is not generally accepted among scholars of the 21st century.

Throughout the Empire, the deities of peoples in the provinces were given new theological interpretations in light of functions or attributes they shared with Roman deities.