Challenging Migrant Cults: A multidisciplinary approach to identity and religion in imperial Ostia

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Challenging Migrant Cults: A multidisciplinary approach to identity and religion in imperial Ostia

Type: Master thesis
Title: Challenging Migrant Cults: A multidisciplinary approach to identity and religion in imperial Ostia
Author: Huissoon, Jeroen
Issue Date: 2019-04-30
Keywords: Ostia
migration
religion
identity
cults
roman
Abstract: This Master thesis explores the relationship between migration and religious cults in the context of Roman imperial Ostia. By combining different academic disciplines, such as history, epigraphy, archeology and bio-archeology, this study aims at finding if foreign immmigrants in Ostia continued to practice their religious traditions in a community with others migrants.
Supervisor: Tacoma, Laurens
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: History (Master)
Specialisation: Ancient History
ECTS Credits: 30
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/72436
 

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