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Portrait of a priestess : women and ritual in ancient Greece

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Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 292.6 Connelly (Text) 78292000253182 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780691127460 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0691127468 : HRD
  • Physical Description: print
    xv, 415 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2007]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction : time, space, source material, and methods -- Paths to priesthood : preparation, requirements and acquisition -- Priesthoods of prominence : Athena Polias at Athens, Demeter at Eleusis, Hera at Argos, and Apollo at Delphi -- Dressing the part : costume, attribute and impersonation -- The priestess in the sanctuary : implements, portraits, and patronage -- The priestess in action : procession, sacrifice, and benefaction -- Priestly privilege : perquisites, honors, and authority -- Death of the priestess : grave monuments and epitaphs -- The end of the line : the coming of Christianity -- Conclusions.
Subject: Greece Religion
Women and religion Greece
Women priests Greece
Greece Antiquities
Greece History 146 B.C.-323 A.D
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