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Title Women's religions in the Greco-Roman world : a sourcebook / Ross Shepard Kraemer.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 487 pages)
Note Revised edition of: Maenads, martyrs, matrons, monastics. c1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; ONE: Observances, Rituals, and Festivals; 1. Why Women Are Compelled to Worship Dionysos: EURIPIDES Bacchae 23-42; 2. The Rites of the First Bacchic Worshipers: EURIPIDES Bacchae 677-768; 3. Women Worshipers of a Dionysian Deity, Sabos: DEMOSTHENES On the Crown 259-60; 4. Rituals for Brides and Pregnant Women in the Worship of Artemis: LSCG Suppl. 115; 5. Objects Dedicated to Artemis Brauronia IG II[sup(2)] 1514; 6. Women Participants at a Festival of Adonis: THEOCRITUS Idyll 15, 95-149; 7. Ritual Regulations in a Dionysiac Thiasos: LSAM 48.
Summary This is a substantially expanded and completely revised edition of a book first published by Fortress Press in 1988 as Maenads, Martyrs, Matrons, Monastics. It collects translations of primary texts relevant to women's religion (pagan, Jewish, and Christian) in Western antiquity, from the fourth century BCE to the fifth century CE.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Women -- Religious life -- Rome -- History -- Sources.
Rome -- Religion -- Sources.
Women -- Religious life -- Greece -- History -- Sources.
Greece -- Religion -- Sources.
Indexed Term gresk-romersk
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kraemer, Ross Shepard, 1948-
Added Title Maenads, martyrs, matrons, monastics.
Other Form: Print version: Women's religions in the Greco-Roman world. New York : Oxford University Press, 2004 0195170652 0195142780 (DLC) 2003069777 (OCoLC)53993041
ISBN 1423761790 (electronic bk.)
9781423761792 (electronic bk.)
9780195170658 (Cloth)
0195170652 (Cloth)
9780195142785 (Paper)
0195142780 (Paper)
0195192780 (paper ; alk. paper)