Miniature Votive Offerings in the North-West Provinces of the Roman Empire

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Miniature votive offerings are small non-functional representations of day to day objects that are commonly found on sanctuary sites in the north-west provinces of the Roman Empire. They are frequently seen as evidence for a universal Romano-Celtic rite of miniaturisation, which enabled individual worshippers to dedicate models in the place of things they could not otherwise afford. This practice is typically seen as belonging to a Roman tradition of making personal votive offerings, which replaced the large scale ritual ...

Miniature Votive Offerings in the North-West Provinces of the Roman Empire 2009, Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden

ISBN-13: 9783447059916

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