By Duncan Fishwick
This quantity analyzes the priesthood of the provincial cult in each province of the Latin west the place facts has survived within the interval from Augustus all the way down to the mid 3rd century.
Particular recognition is paid to the epigraphic checklist, particularly the Testimony of honorific statues particularly at provincial centres, yet dialogue additionally focusses at the foundation and heritage of provincial clergymen, their workplace and tasks, and their careers either prior to and after keeping provincial office.
Of particular curiosity are the 16 tables that checklist the most evidence preserved through the epigraphic checklist, additionally a concluding evaluate that summarizes the vital gains of the establishment together with the place of work of priestess and the position of administrative officers. a few fifty plates illustrate the textual content.