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Household Worship

I’ve been thinking about household worship. This is not surprising, I suppose, since I am about to move. But I’m not really changing households. Essentially, I am the child going away to college, although in my case I will be … Continue reading

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Spirits of Home: the Lares and Penates

One significant way that Roman Religion (Religo Romana) differs from Greek is in their veneration of the Lares and Penates, of which their were no Grecian counterparts. Every Roman family had their own set of personal Gods. They were the … Continue reading

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