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Author Schultz, Peter.

Title Aspects of Ancient Greek Cult [electronic resource] : Context - Ritual - Iconography.

Imprint Santa Barbara : Aarhus University Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (245 pages).
Series Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity
Aarhus studies in Mediterranean antiquity.
Summary The papers in this volume are based on an international conference organized by Jesper Tae Jensen, 9-10 January 2004 at the Department of Classical Archaeology, together with the Centre for Studies of Antiquities, University of Aarhus. They illustrate the interplay between the studies of classical archaeology, religion, history, and musicology. The eight papers by the young scholars and their Nestor, Richard Hamilton, offer a fresh look at various aspects of ancient Greek cult, including the use of the word cult in the academic disciplines of Archaeology and the History of Religion, the introd.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cult in the study of religion in archaeology / Lisbeth Bredholt Christensen -- Basket case : altars, animals and baskets in Classical Attic votive reliefs / Richard Hamilton -- Banishing plague : Asklepios, Athens, and the great plague reconsidered / Bronwen Wickkiser -- Der Altar des Asklepieions von Athen / Vanda Papaefthymiou -- The Athenian Asklepieion on the south slope of the Akropolis : early development, ca. 420-360 B.C. / Michaelis Lefantzis and Jesper Tae Jensen -- Divine images and royal ideology in the Philippeion at Olympia / Peter Schultz -- Music and cult in Ancient Greece : ethnomusicological perspectives / Tore Tvarnø Lind -- Cultic persona and the transmission of the Partheneions / George Hinge.
Language In English; one article in German.
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Subject Cults -- Greece -- History -- Congresses.
Idols and images -- Greece -- History -- Congresses.
Music -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.
Greece -- Religious life and customs -- Congresses.
Greece -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Wickkiser, Bronwen.
Hinge, George.
Other Form: Print version: 9788779342538
ISBN 9788779346642
9788779342538 (hbk.)
8779342531 (hbk.)