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The Resource Portrait of a priestess : women and ritual in ancient Greece, Joan Breton Connelly

Portrait of a priestess : women and ritual in ancient Greece, Joan Breton Connelly

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Portrait of a priestess : women and ritual in ancient Greece
Title
Portrait of a priestess
Title remainder
women and ritual in ancient Greece
Statement of responsibility
Joan Breton Connelly
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Connelly, Joan Breton
Dewey number
292.6/10820938
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BL795.W65
LC item number
C66 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women and religion
  • Women priests
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Greece
Label
Portrait of a priestess : women and ritual in ancient Greece, Joan Breton Connelly
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-381) and indexes
Contents
Introduction : time, space, source material, and methods -- Paths to priesthood : preparation, requirements, and acquisition -- Priesthoods of prominence : Athena Polias at Athens, Demeter and Kore at Eleusis, Hera at Argos, and Apollo at Delphi -- Dressing the part : costume, attribute, and mimesis -- 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, epitaphs, and public burial -- The end of the line : the coming of Christianity -- Conclusions
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xv, 415 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780691127460
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006-13073
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm67728101
  • 4315-62460
  • (OCoLC)67728101
Label
Portrait of a priestess : women and ritual in ancient Greece, Joan Breton Connelly
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-381) and indexes
Contents
Introduction : time, space, source material, and methods -- Paths to priesthood : preparation, requirements, and acquisition -- Priesthoods of prominence : Athena Polias at Athens, Demeter and Kore at Eleusis, Hera at Argos, and Apollo at Delphi -- Dressing the part : costume, attribute, and mimesis -- 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, epitaphs, and public burial -- The end of the line : the coming of Christianity -- Conclusions
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xv, 415 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780691127460
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006-13073
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm67728101
  • 4315-62460
  • (OCoLC)67728101

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