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A set of papers with new insights on historical faith, learn at a colloquium in honour of Professor H.S. Versnel ("Inconsistencies in Greek and Roman Religion"). The contributions, offered through 9 best students within the box, conceal many components of the spiritual event of the Greeks and Romans: fantasy and formality (W. Burkert), the gods (F. Zeitlin), cult, gala's, sacrifice. a number of papers contemplate methodological difficulties and the growth of scholarship; they spotlight the contribution of H.S. Versnel to the sphere. The papers are in line with a variety of resources: pagan and Christian, literary and epigraphical and iconographical. the gathering will fascinate all students drawn to old faith, whether or not they research malign magic, the Imperial cult or basic idea.