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Tables of Contents for Gods, Temples and Ritual Practices
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
IX
 
1 RELIGION AND THE STUDY OF THE ROMANIZATION PROCESS
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26
1.1 The issue of the Romanization process in historical perspective
2
7
1.2 Definition of the research problem and objective
9
2
1.3 Religion and ideology, ranking and power
11
7
1.4 Religious ideas, ritual practice and material culture
18
4
1.5 Research strategy and method
22
2
1.6 Scope of the study
24
3
2 ROME AND THE INDIGENOUS SOCIETIES OF NORTHERN GAUL
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46
2.1 Ideology and world view of the Roman state
27
9
2.2 Rome and the political geography of Northern Gaul
36
9
2.3 The pax Romana and the transformation of martial values
45
10
2.4 Landscape, agrarian regimes and rural habitation
55
11
2.5 Urbanization and the introduction of urban life
66
7
3 INDIGENOUS COSMOLOGIES AND THEIR TRANSFORMATIONS
73
58
3.1 Some principles of religious representations
74
7
3.2 The epigraphic evidence
81
10
3.3 Gods and goddesses
91
3
3.4 Public and private, regional and local cults
94
25
3.5 Ancestral mothers, matres and matronae
119
12
4 CULT PLACES AND TEMPLE COMPLEXES
131
84
4.1 Definition and demarcation
132
2
4.2 The mythical geography of the landscape
134
11
4.3 Diversity in cult buildings and cult places
145
12
4.4 Regional differences
157
11
4.5 Historical developments
168
17
4.6 Sanctuaries and cult communities
185
15
4.7 The spatial and symbolic order of Gallo-Roman sanctuaries
200
15
5 VOTIVE OFFERINGS AND THE RITUAL OF THE VOW
215
26
5.1 Ritual communication and ideology
216
1
5.2 The Fratres Arvales model
217
3
5.3 Votive practices in Northern Gaul
220
11
5.4 Public display and the reproduction of society
231
3
5.5 The vow in a historical perspective
234
7
6 CONCLUSIONS
241
6
PLATE
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APPENDICES
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20
ABBREVIATIONS
268
2
BIBLIOGRAPHY
270
35
INDEX OF SOURCES
305
6
INDEX OF NAMES AND PLACES
311
10
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
321