Living and Working with the Gods: Studies of Evidence for Private Religion and Its Material Environment in the City of Ostia (100-500 AD)
This study deals with hitherto unpublished evidence of private religious practice, found in the ruins of Ostia. The selected environment consists of domus, rented apartments, workshops, depots, shops, bars, markets, hotels, and also all mithraea and the compita. These chapters contain concise introductions to the categories of buildings, including lists, notes on the dates, appearance, lay-out, size and distribution, and notes on the owners, inhabitants, visitors, workers and personnel.
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Selection of the material environment of the evidence
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aedicula Alexander Severus altar Annona antique Antonine Antoninus Pius Augustus back wall band Becatti blocks Boersma Boyce brick building period Calza Campanian Caracalla Casa Caseggiato Caseggiato dei Molini catalogue Central areas centre chapter Chronology CIL XIV Commodus compita compitum conspectus corridor courtyard cult cult-room dated deities depicted Diana Domus east wall Emperor evidence facade figure floor-niche Floriani Squarciapino forms an entity Genius graffito ground floor Hadrianic Harpocrates Herculaneum Hermansen Hospitium Imperial Imperial cult inscription Insula intarsio Isis Lares Lares Compitales Lares Familiares latericium layer lower magistri marble masonry Meiggs mithraea mithraeum Mithras Mitreo mixtum mosaic niche north wall Ostia painting Pavolini podium Pompeii portico preserved h private religion protruding pseudo-aedicula relief Roma Rome second century Severan shops shrine side Silvanus south wall southeast wall statuettes third century Trajanic travertine upper vestibule vici vittatum Volte Dipinte wall-niche west wall Wissowa workshops