Serapis And Isis: Religious Syncretism In The Greco-Roman World

Religious syncretism, a fusion of traditional Greco-Roman and Egyptian cults, became popular during the Hellenistic Period. Deities that were established or gained prominence during this period were Isis and Serapis.

Apr 5, 2021By Danielle Mackay
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By Danielle MackayDanielle is currently completing her MA in Classical Studies at Rhodes University in South Africa. She earned her BA degree in Classical Studies and Linguistics and completed her studies of the Ancient Greek language as well as Latin. Her research focuses on Ancient Greek Religion and Mythology, specifically found in Late Antiquity Egypt, with a focus on the god Dionysus.