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Power and Piety: Augustan Imagery and the Cult of the Magna Mater

@inproceedings{Bell2007PowerAP,
  title={Power and Piety: Augustan Imagery and the Cult of the Magna Mater},
  author={R. Bell},
  year={2007}
}
This thesis examines the ways in which the Magna Mater became an integral part of Augustan ideology and the visual language of the early principate. Traditionally, our picture of the Augustan Magna Mater has been shaped by evidence from literary sources. Here, however, the monuments of the goddess’ cult are considered in their religio-political context. Works that link Augustus himself to the Magna Mater are shown to reveal that the goddess played a significant and hitherto unappreciated role… Expand
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