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Juliette Harrisson

Juliette Harrisson is Lecturer in Ancient History at Newman University. Her chief research interests lie in ancient myth and religion in the Roman Empire, studied through the theoretical framework of cultural memory and in the reception of the Classical world in modern popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dreams and Dreaming in the Roman Empire : Cultural Memory and Imagination

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... in Christian art. Similarly, an online dream book suggests that ‘To see a fig leaf in your dream represents a loss of innocence or a fall from grace’.http://dreammoods.com/cgibin/dreamdictionarysearch.pl?method=exact&header=dreamsymbol&search=fig...

Jewish Memory and Identity in the First Century ad

Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies

Continuum, 2011

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... to the recipient that the dreamer must then act on. Their literary function is often to legitimate a ruler or, in the case of the Old Testament, a prophet.See Harrisson 2010: 92. These dreams are straightforward messages, usually delivered in a speech...