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Author Reitzammer, Laurialan, author

Title The Athenian Adonia in context : the Adonis festival as cultural practice / Laurialan Reitzammer
Published Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Wisconsin studies in classics
Wisconsin studies in classics
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Adonis and the Adonia: Trends in Representation, Ancient and Modern -- 2. Weddings: Stairway to Heaven -- 3. Funerals: Aristophanes's Adoniazousai -- 4. Philosophy: Gardening for Fun in Plato's Phaedrus
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-235) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Adonis (Greek deity) -- Prayers and devotions
Adonis (Greek deity)
Festivals -- Greece -- Athens
Rites and ceremonies -- Greece -- Athens
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Spirituality -- Paganism & Neo-Paganism.
Manners and customs.
RELIGION -- Antiquities & Archaeology.
Rites and ceremonies.
Athens (Greece) -- Social life and customs
Greece -- Athens.
Genre/Form Prayers and devotions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0299308235 (electronic bk.)
9780299308230 (electronic bk.)