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The Iconography of Greek Cult in the Archaic and Classical Periods

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ISBN: 9782821828926 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Presses universitaires de Liège
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For the understanding and interpretation of the religions of times past, the imagery of those cultures has always been an important source of information, besides the written sources (if at all available) and the ever-richer archaeological material. The topic of this collection of papers is the religious iconography of cult in ancient Greece. The book aims at promoting the understanding of ancient Greek cult of the Archaic and Classical periods through the presentation of new evidence and new...

Ritual and Communication in the Graeco-Roman World

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ISBN: 9782821829046 Year: Language: English
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The analysis of the dynamic nature of rituals has become a heuristic tool for the investigation not only of religious behaviour and beliefs, but also for the study of social practice and communication in ancient and modern societies. From public assembly gatherings and funerals to celebration of cult feasts or the honouring of individuals, rituals mark socially important occasions, define beginnings and endings, and aid social transitions. Thus, rituals carry all kinds of messages intended to...

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