"Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum - Antiquorum V7" by Antione Hermary

Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum - Antiquorum V7 Antione Hermary, Bertrand Jaeger

Publication date:
19 Jan 2012
Getty Publications
512 pages: 277 x 196 x 29mm
384 b&w illustrations & 50 line drawings

This is volume VII of the multivolume reference on all known aspects of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman cults and rituals. ThesCRA delivers both a sweeping overview and an in-depth investigation from Homeric times (1000 BCE) to late Roman times (AD 400). Illustrated scholarly articles in English, French, Italian, and German treat such topics as processions, sacrifices, libations, dedications, purification, initiation, divination, prayer, asylum, oaths, maledictions, banquets, music, dance, cult places, cult statues, and cult implements. Volume VII, Festivals and Games, explores festivals and religious links to neighbouring societies.

Antoine Hermary is Professor of Archaeology and Greek Civilization at the Universite de Provence, France. Bertrand Jaeger is Secretary of the Editorial Committee of the Foundation for the Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae.