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    Singular Dedications: Founders and Innovators of Private Cults in Classical Greece (Studies in Classics: Outstanding Dissertations) (Hardback) By (author) Andrea L. Purvis

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    DescriptionOften ignored in studies of Classical Greek religion, private cults were widespread in the Hellenistic world. Although worshippers in Classical Greece were normally involved in group and civic worship, there is evidence that they could also act outside of these constraints, expressing their piety through the financing and administration of cults they established on their own. Singular Dedications is the first comprehensive study of this phenomenon, examining three case studies that represent the diversity and complexity that characterize ancient Greek religion in the Classical period.


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    Title
    Singular Dedications
    Subtitle
    Founders and Innovators of Private Cults in Classical Greece
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrea L. Purvis
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 218
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 416 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415967013
    ISBN 10: 0415967015
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    BIC subject category V2: HRKP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: RL
    Libri: I-RL
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000, REL020000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    DC21: 292.08
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 292.9
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BL785 \.P8, BL785 .P87 2003
    Thema V1.0: NK, FBC, QRS
    Illustrations note
    figures
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
    Publication date
    03 July 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    'It is an interesting, densely argued and extremely scholarly work.' - Journal of Hellenic Studies
    Table of contents
    List of figures Preface Abbreviations Chapter 1: Approaching Private Cults Chapter 2: Xenocratia Chapter 3: Archedamus of Thera Chapter 4: Xenophon Conclusion