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  1. Votive Reliefs

    Votive Reliefs [Hardback]

    Carol L. Lawton (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780876612385
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Athenian Agora
    Volume: 38
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora. In addition to providing a catalogue of the reliefs arranged according to their subjects, the author treats th... .... Learn More
  2. Gods and Garments

    Gods and Garments: Textiles in Greek Sanctuaries in the 7th to the 1st Centuries BC [Hardback]

    Cecilie Brøns (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785703553
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 28
    Textiles comprise a vast and wide category of material culture and constitute a crucial part of the ancient economy. Yet, studies of classical antiquity still often leave out this important category of material culture, partly due to the text... .... Learn More
  3. Between Tarhuntas and Zeus Polieus

    Between Tarhuntas and Zeus Polieus: Cultural Crossroads in the Temples and Cults of Graeco-Roman Anatolia [Hardback]

    Carlos Molina Valero (Editor); Joan Pablo Sanchez Hernandez (Editor); Marie-Paz de Hoz (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789042932654
    Published by : Peeters Press
    Anatolia is an area of the ancient world with a remarkable borderland character between the Greek and the Near Eastern worlds. The present book studies several ancient Anatolian cults and sanctuaries, focusing on the process of interaction be... .... Learn More
  4. Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity

    Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity [Hardback]

    Peter T. Struck (Author)

    £34.95

    ISBN: 9780691169392
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Divination and Human Nature casts a new perspective on the rich tradition of ancient divination--the reading of divine signs in oracles, omens, and dreams. Popular attitudes during classical antiquity saw these readings as signs from the gods... .... Learn More
  5. The Anatomy of Myth

    The Anatomy of Myth: The Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers [Hardback]

    Michael Herren (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190606695
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Anatomy of Myth is a comprehensive study of the different methods of interpreting myths developed by the Greeks, adopted by the Romans, and eventually passed to Jewish and Christian interpreters of the Bible. Methods of myth interpretatio... .... Learn More
  6. New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens

    New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens [Hardback]

    Jon D. Mikalson (Author)

    £175.00

    ISBN: 9789004319189
    Published by : BRILL
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    Jon D. Mikalson offers for classical and Hellenistic Athens a study of the terminology and contexts of praises of religious actions and artefacts and an investigation of the various authorities in religious activities. The terms of approbatio... .... Learn More
  7. Theologies of Ancient Greek Religion

    Theologies of Ancient Greek Religion [Hardback]

    Robin Osborne (Editor); Julia Kindt (Editor); Esther Eidinow (Editor)

    £74.99

    ISBN: 9781107153479
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Studied for many years by scholars with Christianising assumptions, Greek religion has often been said to be quite unlike Christianity: a matter of particular actions (orthopraxy), rather than particular beliefs (orthodoxies). This volume dar... .... Learn More
  8. The Athenian Adonia in Context: The Adonis Festival as Cultural Practice

    The Athenian Adonia in Context: The Adonis Festival as Cultural Practice [Hardback]

    Larialan Reitzammer (Author)

    £70.50

    ISBN: 9780299308209
    Published by : University of Wisconsin Press
    Ancient sources and modern scholars have often represented the Athenian festival of Adonis as a marginal and faintly ridiculous private women's ritual. Seeds were planted each year in pots and, once sprouted, carried to the rooftops, where wo... .... Learn More
  9. Revisiting Delphi

    Revisiting Delphi: Religion and Storytelling in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Julia Kindt (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107151574
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Revisiting Delphi speaks to all admirers of Delphi and its famous prophecies, be they experts on ancient Greek religion, students of the ancient world, or just lovers of a good story. It invites readers to revisit the famous Oracle of Apollo ... .... Learn More
  10. Hellenistic Sanctuaries: Between Greece and Rome

    Hellenistic Sanctuaries: Between Greece and Rome [Hardback]

    Milena Melfi (Editor); Olympia Bobou (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780199654130
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Sanctuaries were at the heart of Greek religious, social, political, and cultural life, however, we have a limited understanding of how sanctuary spaces, politics, and rituals intersected in the Greek cities of the Hellenistic and Republican ... .... Learn More

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