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L’empereur, un vecteur de l’axialité ?

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This chapter deals with some of the shrines of the Middle East and analyzes some of the functional perspective imperial devotions. It presents an overview on the list of temples of Augustus in Syrian provinces: the temple of Samaria-Sebaste, the temple of Caesarea Paneas and the temple of Caesarea. The chapter discusses the late Neocoris of the Middle East. Currencies of Philip the Arab from the city of Samaria Neapolis are designated as "Colony", but also as "Neocore". The chapter presents an overview on Petra, the lower town and the imperial cult. The monument located towards the western end of the colonnaded street attracted the attention of many researchers since the work of W. Bachmann, T. Watzinger and Th. Wiegand. The chapter deals with the shrines and imperial cult in Palmyrenes and the shrines of the Lebanese mountains and Beqa. The original text of the chapter is in French.

Keywords: imperial cult; Lebanese mountains; Middle East; neocore; Palmyrenes; shrines



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