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Cumont, Franz 1868-1947

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Works: 647 works in 2,197 publications in 9 languages and 14,018 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Sources  Catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Contributor, Correspondent
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The Oriental religions in Roman paganism by Franz Cumont( Book )

310 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a very detailed review of what is known about the eastern religions which were absorbed into Roman Paganism during the late Republic and Imperial periods. Cumont, who also wrote The Mysteries of Mithra was a Belgian scholar who specialized in the study of ancient religion. Topics include the cults of the Magna Mater, Cyblele, Isis, Astarte, Mithrism and Zoroastrianism, as well as a study of astrology and how it became part of Roman beliefs. Roman Paganism started out as a system of animist beliefs with a simple pantheon of gods and goddesses. Contact with these diverse near-eastern religions added a sophisticated system of ethics, ritual and cosmology and a host of additional deities
Astrology and religion among the Greeks and Romans by Franz Cumont( Book )

75 editions published between 1912 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of astrology in ancient Babylonia, why ancient scientists believed the stars were divine, how astrology influenced Greek and Roman paganism, astrology as the official religion of the Roman Empire
L'Antiquité classique( )

in French and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes section "Comptes rendus."
Recherches sur le symbolisme funéraire des Romains by Franz Cumont( Book )

51 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les 'Recherches sur le symbolisme funéraire des Romains' peuvent être considérées comme le pendant romain de l'admirable 'Psyche' d'Erwin Rohde. Parues en pleine guerre, en 1942, elles visent à retrouver au front de certains sarcophages mythologiques et dans le décor de certaines stèles un écho des théories philosophiques relatives à l'immortalité de l'âme et à son ascension dans les sphères célestes, une fois débarrassée de son enveloppe charnelle. Ces théories, qui avaient fait l'objet de quelques-uns de premiers travaux de Cumont (Le mysticisme astral dans l'Antiquité, 1909) et d'un premier livre, Afterlife in Roman Paganism (1922), le retiendront encore dans sa dernière oeuvre, Lux perpetua, parue en 1949, deux ans après sa mort et rééditée dans cette même collection en 2010. Précédées par une très riche mise en perspective de la part de Janine et Jean-Charles Balty, les Recherches sur le symbolisme funéraire des Romains, longuement mûries par Cumont mais parfois âprement débattues de nos jours, demeurent une somme incontournable pour l'exégèse de nombre de monuments funéraires d'époque romaine
Fouilles de Doura-Europos (1922-1923) by Franz Cumont( Book )

33 editions published in 1926 in French and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Égypte des astrologues by Franz Cumont( Book )

24 editions published between 1937 and 1999 in French and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conférences by Franz Cumont( Book )

20 editions published between 1945 and 1946 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthält: Virgile et les morts prématurées / Franz Cumont. Questions de critique et d'histoire littéraire /Jean Pommier
Textes et monuments figurés relatifs aux mystères de Mithra by Franz Cumont( Book )

20 editions published between 1896 and 1982 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Études syriennes by Franz Cumont( Book )

18 editions published in 1917 in French and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comment la Belgique fut romanisèe; essai historique by Franz Cumont( Book )

28 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue des sculptures & inscriptions antiques : (Monuments lapidaires) des Musées royaux du cinquantenaire by Musées royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium)( Book )

14 editions published in 1913 in French and Danish and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La stèle du danseur d'Antibes [in the Musée Historique et Géologique] et son décor végétal. Étude sur le symbolisme funéraire des plantes by Franz Cumont( Book )

19 editions published in 1942 in French and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imp. Caesaris Flavii Clavdii Ivliani epistvlae, leges, poemata, fragmenta varia by Julian( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in Latin and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recherches sur le manichéisme by Franz Cumont( Book )

20 editions published between 1908 and 1912 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mongolus syrio salutem optimam dat : la correspondence entre Mikhaïl Rostovtzeff et Franz Cumont by Michael Ivanovitch Rostovtzeff( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le "Grand atelier de la science" : Franz Cumont et l'Altertumswissenschaft, héritages et émancipations by Corinne Bonnet( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epistulae, leges, poematia, fragmenta varia by Julian( Book )

9 editions published in 1922 in 5 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mélanges Franz Cumont by Franz Cumont( Book )

3 editions published in 1936 in French and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Astrology and religion among the Greeks and Romans
Alternative Names
Cumont, F.

Cumont, F. 1868-1947

Cumont, F. (Franz Valery Marie), 1868-1947

Cumont F. V. M.

Cumont F. V. M. 1868-1947

Cumont, Franciscus.

Cumont Franciscus 1868-1947

Cumont, François.

Cumont, François 1868-1947

Cumont, Frantz.

Cumont Frantz 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz

Cumont, Franz 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz V.

Cumont, Franz V. 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz Valery Maria.

Cumont, Franz Valery Maria 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz Valéry Marie

Cumont, Franz Valery Marie 1868-1947

Cumont, Franz Valry Marie

Franciscus Cumont historicus, epigraphista, archaeologus et philologus natione Belga

Franz Cumont

Franz Cumont Belgian archaeologist and historian, a philologist and student of epigraphy

Franz Cumont Belgian archaeologist, historian, philologist and epigrapher

Franz Cumont Belgisch conservator (1868-1947)

Franz Cumont belgischer Archäologe, Religionshistoriker, Philologe und Epigraphiker

Franz Cumont conservator uit België (1868-1947)

Franz Cumont storico e archeologo belga

Kiwmon, Pʿrantsʿ

Kiwmon, Pʻrantsʻ 1868-1947

Φρανς Κυμόν Βέλγος αρχαιολόγος και ιστορικός, φιλόλογος και επιγραφικός

Кюмон, Франц

Кюмон, Франц 1868-1947

فرانس کومون

キュモン, フランツ

キュモン, フランツ・ヴァレリ・マリ

フランツ・キュモン

弗朗茨·庫蒙

Languages
French (416)

English (121)

German (111)

Italian (22)

Latin (6)

Spanish (3)

Greek, Ancient (2)

Danish (1)

Dutch (1)

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Astrology and religion among the Greeks and Romans