Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece: Essays on Religion and by Michael H. Jameson, Visit Amazon's Allaire B. Stallsmith

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This quantity assembles fourteen hugely influential articles written by means of Michael H. Jameson over a interval of approximately fifty years, edited and up to date by way of the writer himself. They symbolize either the scope and the signature sort of Jameson's engagement with the topic of historic Greek faith. the gathering enhances the unique guides in methods: to start with, it makes the articles extra obtainable; and secondly, the quantity bargains readers a different chance to monitor that over virtually 5 a long time of scholarship Jameson built a particular procedure, a signature variety, a selected standpoint, a fashion of having a look which may probably be fittingly known as a 'Jamesonian technique' to the learn of Greek faith. This procedure, recognizable in every one article separately, turns into unmistakable throughout the focus of papers gathered the following. The details of the Jamesonian method are insightfully mentioned within the 5 introductory essays written for this quantity via prime international experts on polis faith.

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CPhS Suppl. 14: 87–119. -F. , Montagnes, fleuves, d´eserts, forˆets. St. Katharinen. 7–17. 1990: “Private Space in the Greek City,” in O. Murray and S. , The Greek City from Homer to Alexander. Oxford. 169–93. 1990: “Domestic Space in the Greek City–State,” in S. , Domestic Architecture and the Use of Space: An Interdisciplinary, Cross-Cultural Approach. Cambridge. 92–113. ∗ 1990: “Perseus, the Hero of Mykenai,” in G. , Celebrations of Death and Divinity in the Bronze Age Argolid. ActaAth 4°–40: 213–23.

It is, therefore, not surprising that the tradition recorded by Pausanias has been more or less vigorously rejected. 6 Indeed, comparison with other heroes who fight in battle strongly suggests the prior existence of Echetlaeus, but, as I hope to show, we need not therefore discount the tradition which says that he had no organized cult up to that time. In native Greek art, no representation of Echetlaeus is known, but a series of Etruscan funerary urns shows a figure in battle wielding a plow (Fig.

Jameson Items marked with an asterisk are reprinted in this volume. xxxii 1949: The Offering at Meals: Its Place in Greek Sacrifice. Diss. Chicago. ∗ 1951: “The Hero Echetlaeus,” TAPA 82: 49–61. 1953: “Inscriptions of the Peloponnesos,” Hesperia 22: 148–71. 1954: “The System of Inheritance in its Sociological and Historical Context on the Island of Karpathos, Greece,” Yearbook of the American Philosophical Society, 1954, 210–12. 1955: “Seniority in the Strategia,” TAPA 86: 63–87. 1956: “The Vowing of a Pelanos,” AJP 77: 55–60.

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