International Journal for the Study of New Religions, Vol 8, No 2 (2017)

Introduction: What Are New Antiquities?

Dylan M. Burns, Almut-Barbara Renger
Issued Date: 6 Dec 2018


The myriad and potent effects of Mediterranean antiquity in a diversity of cultural and social contexts constitutes a field of research which for some decades has been known as “(Classical) reception studies.” The two special issues of IJSNR introduced here (and the consolidated book volume which follows) contain the fruits of the 2014 workshop “New Antiquities”, which departed from this scholarly enterprise in examining what we have called “Transformations of Ancient Religion.”

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