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Title Greek and Roman animal sacrifice : ancient victims, modern observers / edited by Christopher A. Faraone and F.S. Naiden
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 209 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; GREEK AND ROMAN ANIMAL SACRIFICE; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Note on the contributors; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I: Modern historiography; CHAPTER 1: From Bergaigne to Meuli: How animal sacrifice became a hot topic; I; II; III; IV; CHAPTER 2: One generation after Burkert and Girard: Where are the great theories?; RENÉ GIRARD; WALTER BURKERT; CONVERGING GRANDES THÉORIES; VERNANT; WHERE ARE THESE THEORIES NOW?; CONLUSION; PART II: Greek and Roman practice; CHAPTER 3: Blessèd are the parasites; CHAPTER 4: Roman animal sacrifice and the system of being
From Bergaigne to Meuli: how animal sacrifice became a hot topic / Bruce Lincoln -- One generation after Burkert and Girard: where are the great theories? / Fritz Graf -- Blèssed are the parasites / F.S. Naiden -- Roman animal sacrifice and the system of being / John Scheid -- Sacrificing stones: on some sculpture, mostly Athenian / Richard Neer -- Sacrifice in late Roman art / Jaś Elsner -- Animal sacrifice in comedy: an alternative point of view / James Redfield -- Animal sacrifice in Greek tragedy: ritual, metaphor, problematizations / Albert Henrichs
Summary First general critique of the interpretations of animal sacrifice established by Walter Burkert, the late J.-P. Vernant, and Marcel Detienne
Notes Proceedings of a conference, "The Centrality of Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Religion: Ancient Reality or Modern Construct?", held April 2008 at the Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Animal sacrifice -- Greece -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Animal sacrifice -- Rome -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Divination -- Greece -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Divination -- Rome -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Greece -- Religious life and customs -- Congresses.
Rome -- Religious life and customs -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Faraone, Christopher A.
Naiden, F. S.
ISBN 0511894600 (electronic bk.)
1139336827 (electronic bk.)
1139338560
9780511894602 (electronic bk.)
9781139336826 (electronic bk.)
9781139338561
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