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    Civic Priests: Volume 58: Cult Personnel in Athens from the Hellenistic Period to Late Antiquity (Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten) (Hardback)(English / French / German) Edited by Marietta Horster, Edited by Anja Klockner

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    DescriptionImages and inscriptions indicate how priests and cult personnel saw themselves and were viewed by others. Cultural records like dedications, honorific statues and decrees are central to understanding how the roles of priests and priestesses were constructed in social and political terms in post-classical Athens. The approaches in this study are both historical and archaeological, and elucidate the religious functions that the cult personnel fulfilled for the city, and their perception, by themselves and by others, as citizens of the polis.


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    Title
    Civic Priests: Volume 58
    Subtitle
    Cult Personnel in Athens from the Hellenistic Period to Late Antiquity
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Marietta Horster, Edited by Anja Klockner
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 255
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 506 g
    Language
    English
    French
    German
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783110258073
    ISBN 10: 3110258072
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HRLP1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15440
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HRAX
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000, REL020000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL081000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 292.6/109385
    LC classification: BL795.P7 C58 2012
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 292.6109385
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 292.6109385
    Publisher
    Walter de Gruyter & Co
    Imprint name
    Walter de Gruyter & Co
    Publication date
    30 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Berlin
    Author Information
    Marietta Horster, Universitat Mainz, Germany; Anja Klockner, Universitat Giesen, Germany.
    Review quote
    "This volume will thus represent an important point of reference (as well as a source of ideas) for further research on ancient Greek priesthoods, at the same time as it raises expectations for the planned second volume."Francesco Camia in BMCR 2013.07.15