Sanctified Violence in Homeric Society
Oath-Making Rituals in the Iliad
By (author) Margo Kitts
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Sanctified Violence in Homeric Society by Margo Kitts
Book DescriptionIn Sanctified Violence in Homeric Society, Margo Kitts focuses on oath-making narratives found in the Iliad through which she articulates a theory of ritualized violence. She analyzes ritual paradigms, metaphors, fictions, and poetic registers as oath-making principles, which she then traces through Homeric references and texts from the ancient New East. Discussing ritual features that are common to acts of religious violence throughout the world, Kitts makes use of the theory of ritual performance as communication.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521855297
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Margo Kitts
Violence and the World's Religious Traditions, Paperback (March 2017)
Collectively, the essays in this volume reflect the complex and contested meanings of both religion and violence, providing overviews of engagements with violence in Hindu, Buddhist, Chinese, Sikh, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, African, and Pacific Island religious traditions.
Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence, Paperback (December 2015)
Violence has always played a part in the religious imagination, from symbols and myths to legendary battles, from colossal wars to the theater of terrorism. The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence surveys intersections between religion and violence throughout history and around the world.
Sanctified Violence in Homeric Society, Paperback (August 2012)
This book focuses on oath-making narratives in the Iliad, through which it articulates a theory of ritualized violence.
Princeton Readings in Religion and Violence, Paperback (October 2011)» View all books by Margo Kitts
An anthology that provides the comprehensive overview for understanding the relationship between religion and violence - historically, culturally, and in the contemporary world. It includes original source materials justifying violence from various religious perspectives: Hindu, Chinese, Christian, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist.
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Author Biography - Margo Kitts
Margo Kitts is lecturer at Iowa State University. A scholar of ancient Near Eastern religions, she has contributed to History of Religions, Literature and Theory, Journal of Ritual Studies, and Metis.
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