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Touching the Gods: physical interaction with cult statues in the Roman world

@inproceedings{Weddle2010TouchingTG,
  title={Touching the Gods: physical interaction with cult statues in the Roman world},
  author={Polly Weddle},
  year={2010}
}
„Touching the Gods: physical interaction with cult statues in the Roman world‟ explores different forms of physical interaction with cult statues in the many cults and beliefs evident across the Roman world, and proposes wide-ranging implications of this for the understanding of Roman religions and Roman art. Despite the theoretical detachment of the cult statue in the Roman world, an ideological language of close physical interaction was developed, which manifested itself through both „regular… 

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