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Author Potter, D. S. (David Stone), 1957-

Title Prophets and emperors : human and divine authority from Augustus to Theodosius / David Potter.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  133.3248 P866P    Check Shelf
Description viii, 281 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Series Revealing antiquity ; 7
Revealing antiquity ; 7.
Contents Prophecy and cult -- Scholars, poets, and sibyls -- Prophecy and the informed public -- Prophecy and personal power in the Roman empire -- Eastern wisdom in Roman prophetic books -- Epilogue: power, culture, and communication.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [219]-271) and index.
Subject Divination -- Rome.
Oracles, Roman.
Prophets -- Rome.
Astrology, Roman.
Rome -- Religion.
ISBN 0674715659 (acid-free paper)
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