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    Demeter, Isis, Vesta, and Cybele: Studies in Greek and Roman Religion in Honour of Giulia Sfameni Gasparro (Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beitrage (Pawb)) (Paperback) Edited by Attilio Mastrocinque, Edited by Concetta Giuffre Scibona

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    DescriptionForeign cults of female divinities were often accepted among different cultures and female cults were often reshaped after new models. The transcultural nature of many goddesses and the related problems are at the core of this book, which is dedicated to a prominent scholar in this field, G. Sfameni Gasparro. Social, political and cultural factors are especially taken into account in order to explain different iconographies, names, and kinds of worship which were adopted for goddesses in different areas and times. The multifaceted nature of many female cults is focussed thanks to different methodologies, according to the topics which are investigated.

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    Demeter, Isis, Vesta, and Cybele
    Studies in Greek and Roman Religion in Honour of Giulia Sfameni Gasparro
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Attilio Mastrocinque, Edited by Concetta Giuffre Scibona
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    ISBN 13: 9783515100755
    ISBN 10: 351510075X

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    DC21: 938
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    DC22: 938
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020, HIS002000, HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BL727 .D454 2012
    LC subject heading: ,
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, figures
    Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden GmbH
    Imprint name
    Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden GmbH
    Publication date
    08 February 2012
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    Review quote
    "These studies edited by Attilio Mastrocinque and Concetta Giuffre Scibona present a high level of scholarship. The publication has a good selection of illustrations, and the volume provides scholars with new and original assumptions....[...]As always in the case of Franz Steiner Verlag, the book is a quality publication..."--Andrzej Gillmeister, University of Zielona Gora"Bryn Mawr Classical Review" (01/01/0001)