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Provincial Imperial Cults of Asia Under Augustus and Tiberius

Steven J. Friesen

in Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780195131536
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834198 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195131533.003.0003
 Provincial Imperial Cults of Asia Under Augustus and Tiberius

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Examines three imperial cult institutions sponsored by the Roman province of Asia during the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius. These provincial imperial cult institutions are the temple of Rome and Augustus built at Pergamon (c.27 b.c.e.); the new provincial calendar proposed by the Roman proconsul Paullus Fabius Maximus around 9 b.c.e.; and the temple of Tiberius, Livia, and the Roman Senate at Smyrna (26 c.e.).

Keywords: Livia; Paullus Fabius Maximus; Pergamon; Priene; proconsul; Roman; Senate; Smyrna; temple

Chapter.  7119 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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