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Caesar’s Castor: the cult of the Dioscuri in Rome from the mid-Republic to the early Principate

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This thesis examines the development of the cult of the Dioscuri in Rome from the mid-Republic to the end of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. This was a period of great political and social upheaval and of religious change. Through a detailed examination of the cult of the Dioscuri, I trace how the cult developed and adapted in conjunction with religious, political and cultural changes within Roman society. I furthermore examine how the cult changed and explore the reasons why those changes occ...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2016-03-04

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