Worshipping Women

Worshipping Women : Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens

By (author) Nikolaos Kaltsas , By (author) H. Alan Shapiro

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Contains essays on the important role women played in Classical Athens. This title introduces the principal female deities of Athens and Attica, in whose cults and festivals women were most actively engaged: Athena, Artemis, Aphrodite, and Demeter and her daughter Persephone. It looks at how religious rituals defined moments of transition.

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  • Paperback | 367 pages
  • 226.06 x 297.18 x 25.4mm | 1,927.76g
  • 31 Dec 2008
  • Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (US)
  • New York
  • English
  • color and b/w illus.
  • 0977659844
  • 9780977659845
  • 1,098,386

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