Greek Sacred Law: A Collection of New Documents (NGSL)

Greek Sacred Law: A Collection of New Documents (NGSL)

Hardback Religions in the Graeco-Roman World

By (author) Eran Lupu


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  • Publisher: Brill
  • Format: Hardback | 504 pages
  • Dimensions: 165mm x 246mm x 41mm | 1,111g
  • Publication date: 30 December 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Leiden
  • ISBN 10: 9004139591
  • ISBN 13: 9789004139596

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This work contains two parts. Part I constitutes a guide to the corpus of Greek sacred law and its contents. A discussion of the history of the corpus and the principles governing its composition is followed by a detailed review of its contents, in which the evidence is classified according to subject matter. Part II contains inscriptions published since the late 1960s from all around the Greek world excluding Cos and Asia Minor (checklists for these are appended). The text of each inscription is presented alongside restorations, epigraphical commentary, translation, and a comprehensive running commentary. Most of the inscriptions are illustrated. The volume should prove useful to scholars of Greek religion, historians, and epigraphists.

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Author information

Eran Lupu, Ph.D. (2000) in Classical Studies, Johns Hopkins University, currently teaches at George Washington University. He has published on Greek religion and epigraphy.

Review quote

' effective research tool with many sound commentaries ... a welcome addition' Jan-Mathieu Carbon, Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2005.