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This is volume V of the multivolume reference on all known aspects of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman cults and rituals. ThesCRA delivers both a sweeping overview and an in-depth investigation from Homeric times (1000 BCE) to late Roman times (AD 400). Illustrated scholarly articles in English, French, Italian, and German treat such topics as processions, sacrifices, libations, dedications, purification, initiation, divination, prayer, asylum, oaths, maledictions, banquets, music, dance, cult places, cult statues, and cult implements. Each of the texts is followed by a catalogue entry listing the epigraphical and literary sources cited and referencing ancient iconographical documents related to the topic. Many of these iconographical items are depicted either in line drawings in the texts or in the plate sections of each volume.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780892367924
ISBN-10: 089236792X
Format: Hardback
(273mm x 191mm x 41mm)
Pages: 532
Imprint: Getty Publications
Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Antione Hermary

Antoine Hermary is Professor of Archaeology and Greek Civilization at the Universite de Provence, France. Bertrand Jaeger is Secretary of the Editorial Committee of the Foundation for the Lexicon Iconographicum Mythlogiae Classicae.

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