Festivals of Attica: An Archaeological Commentary / Edition 1

Festivals of Attica: An Archaeological Commentary / Edition 1

by Erika Simon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0299091848

ISBN-13: 9780299091842

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

The festivals of the Athenian sacred calendar constitute a vital key to classical Greek culture and religion.  Erika Simon sets out here to explicate those complex and often obscure festivals.  By careful marshaling of a variety of proofs from literary, historical, and archaeological sources, she is able to justify some startling conclusions and achieve a

Overview

The festivals of the Athenian sacred calendar constitute a vital key to classical Greek culture and religion.  Erika Simon sets out here to explicate those complex and often obscure festivals.  By careful marshaling of a variety of proofs from literary, historical, and archaeological sources, she is able to justify some startling conclusions and achieve a comprehensive and truly original synthesis that clarifies, as never before, the probable origins and meanings of the Attic cults.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299091842
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Studies in Classics
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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