By Michael B Hornum
Even if Nemesis used to be already respected in Archaic Greece, the most proof for worship comes from the Roman Principate. in this interval very important features of the cult have been the organization of the goddess with the nation, and her presence in agonistic contexts. "Nemesis, the Roman country and the video games" explores those elements, discerning a potential connection among them. the writer starts via discussing the beginning and historical past of the goddess. He then clarifies the ways that the goddess used to be enlisted into the carrier of the Roman emperor and country. eventually, he explains the presence of the goddess virtually solely on the Roman "Munus" and "Venatio" as derived from the functionality of such video games to specific the right kind order of society. "Nemesis" represents an important second look of where of Nemesis within the Roman international. The ebook additionally offers a useful corpus of epigraphic, literary, and iconographic proof for the goddess.