Sanja Pilipović

Institute for Balkan Studies

Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts


The Image of Persephone on the Upper Moesian Limes

A Contribution to the Study of Ancient Cults

Abstract: The ways in which Persephone was depicted in the Roman province of Upper Moesia may help understand the significance the goddess had for the inhabitants of the Upper Moesian limes, notably Viminacium and Ratiaria, where the discussed archaeological material was discovered.

Keywords: Persephone, Ceres, Dis Pater, Viminacium, Ratiaria, Upper Moesia, limes