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Greek Mysteries: The Archaeology of Ancient Greek Secret Cults
     

Greek Mysteries: The Archaeology of Ancient Greek Secret Cults

by Michael B. Cosmopoulos
 

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Written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this excellent book studies a wide range of contributions and showcases new research on the archaeology, ritual and history of Greek mystery cults.

With a lack of written evidence that exists for the mysteries, archaeology has proved central to explaining their significance and this volume is key to

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Written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this excellent book studies a wide range of contributions and showcases new research on the archaeology, ritual and history of Greek mystery cults.

With a lack of written evidence that exists for the mysteries, archaeology has proved central to explaining their significance and this volume is key to understanding a phenomenon central to Greek religion and society.

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'Its success lies in putting together a series of extremely interesting essays which represent the best introduction to their topic currently available.' - Antiquity

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ISBN-13:
9780415248723
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

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