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The Resource Sanctuaries and the sacred in the ancient Greek world, John Pedley

Sanctuaries and the sacred in the ancient Greek world, John Pedley

Label
Sanctuaries and the sacred in the ancient Greek world
Title
Sanctuaries and the sacred in the ancient Greek world
Statement of responsibility
John Pedley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
PUL
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Pedley, John Griffiths
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sacred space
  • Temples
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Greece
Label
Sanctuaries and the sacred in the ancient Greek world, John Pedley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Themes.
  • p. 2
  • 2.
  • Sanctuary histories.
  • p. 14
  • 3.
  • Cultural differences.
  • p. 15
  • II.
  • Setting the stage.
  • p. 17
  • 1.
  • Greek gods.
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • Time and place.
  • p. 22
  • 3.
  • evidence.
  • p. 25
  • 4.
  • Social organization : family and polis.
  • p. 27
  • III.
  • Growth and variety.
  • p. 29
  • 1.
  • Sacred space.
  • p. 29
  • 2.
  • Development.
  • p. 29
  • 3.
  • Hero cults.
  • p. 34
  • 4.
  • Smaller sanctuaries.
  • p. 35
  • IV.
  • siting of sanctuaries.
  • p. 39
  • 1.
  • Sanctuaries in nature.
  • p. 39
  • 2.
  • Interurban sanctuaries.
  • p. 40
  • 3.
  • Urban sanctuaries.
  • p. 42
  • 4.
  • Suburban sanctuaries.
  • p. 42
  • 5.
  • Extraurban sanctuaries.
  • p. 46
  • 6.
  • Rural sanctuaries.
  • p. 51
  • 7.
  • Current debates : sanctuary placement and the formation of the polis.
  • p. 52
  • V.
  • Architecture for the Gods : sacred building.
  • p. 57
  • 1.
  • Temenos walls.
  • p. 57
  • 2.
  • Propyla : gateways.
  • p. 58
  • 3.
  • Altars.
  • p. 60
  • 4.
  • Temples.
  • p. 62
  • 5.
  • parthenon.
  • p. 68
  • 6.
  • Other buildings.
  • p. 74
  • VI.
  • Activities and experiences, I : rites and rituals.
  • p. 78
  • 1.
  • Festivals.
  • p. 78
  • 2.
  • Sacrifice.
  • p. 80
  • 3.
  • Dance.
  • p. 82
  • 4.
  • Dining and drinking.
  • p. 84
  • 5.
  • thesmophoria.
  • p. 87
  • 6.
  • Getting in touch.
  • p. 88
  • 7.
  • Initiation.
  • p. 92
  • 8.
  • Asylum, purification, healing.
  • p. 97
  • VII.
  • Activities and experiences, II : offerings.
  • p. 100
  • 1.
  • Cult statues.
  • p. 100
  • 2.
  • Personal offerings : eighth and seventh centuries.
  • p. 101
  • 3.
  • Personal offerings : sixth century.
  • p. 106
  • 4.
  • Personal offerings : fifth and fourth centuries.
  • p. 110
  • 5.
  • Temple inventories.
  • p. 114
  • 6.
  • State offerings.
  • p. 115
  • 7.
  • Verbal offerings : prayers, hymns, songs.
  • p. 116
  • VIII.
  • Sanctuary histories : Olympia.
  • p. 119
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 119
  • 2.
  • early years.
  • p. 120
  • 3.
  • Building, decorating, dedicating, and competing.
  • p. 122
  • 4.
  • Olympic games.
  • p. 131
  • IX.
  • Sanctuary histories : Delphi.
  • p. 135
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 135
  • 2.
  • early years.
  • p. 136
  • 3.
  • Enlarging and enhancing the sanctuary.
  • p. 138
  • 4.
  • oracle.
  • p. 151
  • 5.
  • sanctuary of Athena Pronaia.
  • p. 151
  • X.
  • Sanctuary histories : Samos.
  • p. 154
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 154
  • 2.
  • early years.
  • p. 156
  • 3.
  • From makeshift to majestic.
  • p. 157
  • 4.
  • New perspectives.
  • p. 164
  • XI.
  • Sanctuary histories : Poseidonia.
  • p. 167
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 167
  • 2.
  • early years.
  • p. 168
  • 3.
  • Building and dedicating : the urban sanctuary of Hera.
  • p. 170
  • 4.
  • Sanctuaries in the countryside.
  • p. 175
  • 5.
  • suburban sanctuary at Santa Venera.
  • p. 184
  • XII.
  • Sanctuary histories : the acropolis at Athens.
  • p. 186
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 186
  • 2.
  • eighth- and seventh-century acropolis.
  • p. 187
  • 3.
  • archaic sanctuary.
  • p. 188
  • 4.
  • classical acropolis.
  • p. 190
  • 5.
  • panathenaia.
  • p. 202
  • XIII.
  • Greece, Rome, and Byzantium.
  • p. 205
  • 1.
  • Romans in Greece.
  • p. 205
  • 2.
  • spread of Christianity.
  • p. 207
  • 3.
  • Olympia and Delphi.
  • p. 210
  • 4.
  • Athens.
  • p. 214
  • 5.
  • Samos and Poseidonia.
  • p. 220
  • XIV.
  • aftermath.
  • p. 225
  • 1.
  • Christians and Turks.
  • p. 225
  • 2.
  • Travelers and architects.
  • p. 230
  • 3.
  • Archaeologists and tourists.
  • p. 234
Control code
ocm61425242
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xviii, 272 p.
Isbn
9780521809351
Lccn
2005047093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps, plans
Label
Sanctuaries and the sacred in the ancient Greek world, John Pedley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Themes.
  • p. 2
  • 2.
  • Sanctuary histories.
  • p. 14
  • 3.
  • Cultural differences.
  • p. 15
  • II.
  • Setting the stage.
  • p. 17
  • 1.
  • Greek gods.
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • Time and place.
  • p. 22
  • 3.
  • evidence.
  • p. 25
  • 4.
  • Social organization : family and polis.
  • p. 27
  • III.
  • Growth and variety.
  • p. 29
  • 1.
  • Sacred space.
  • p. 29
  • 2.
  • Development.
  • p. 29
  • 3.
  • Hero cults.
  • p. 34
  • 4.
  • Smaller sanctuaries.
  • p. 35
  • IV.
  • siting of sanctuaries.
  • p. 39
  • 1.
  • Sanctuaries in nature.
  • p. 39
  • 2.
  • Interurban sanctuaries.
  • p. 40
  • 3.
  • Urban sanctuaries.
  • p. 42
  • 4.
  • Suburban sanctuaries.
  • p. 42
  • 5.
  • Extraurban sanctuaries.
  • p. 46
  • 6.
  • Rural sanctuaries.
  • p. 51
  • 7.
  • Current debates : sanctuary placement and the formation of the polis.
  • p. 52
  • V.
  • Architecture for the Gods : sacred building.
  • p. 57
  • 1.
  • Temenos walls.
  • p. 57
  • 2.
  • Propyla : gateways.
  • p. 58
  • 3.
  • Altars.
  • p. 60
  • 4.
  • Temples.
  • p. 62
  • 5.
  • parthenon.
  • p. 68
  • 6.
  • Other buildings.
  • p. 74
  • VI.
  • Activities and experiences, I : rites and rituals.
  • p. 78
  • 1.
  • Festivals.
  • p. 78
  • 2.
  • Sacrifice.
  • p. 80
  • 3.
  • Dance.
  • p. 82
  • 4.
  • Dining and drinking.
  • p. 84
  • 5.
  • thesmophoria.
  • p. 87
  • 6.
  • Getting in touch.
  • p. 88
  • 7.
  • Initiation.
  • p. 92
  • 8.
  • Asylum, purification, healing.
  • p. 97
  • VII.
  • Activities and experiences, II : offerings.
  • p. 100
  • 1.
  • Cult statues.
  • p. 100
  • 2.
  • Personal offerings : eighth and seventh centuries.
  • p. 101
  • 3.
  • Personal offerings : sixth century.
  • p. 106
  • 4.
  • Personal offerings : fifth and fourth centuries.
  • p. 110
  • 5.
  • Temple inventories.
  • p. 114
  • 6.
  • State offerings.
  • p. 115
  • 7.
  • Verbal offerings : prayers, hymns, songs.
  • p. 116
  • VIII.
  • Sanctuary histories : Olympia.
  • p. 119
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 119
  • 2.
  • early years.
  • p. 120
  • 3.
  • Building, decorating, dedicating, and competing.
  • p. 122
  • 4.
  • Olympic games.
  • p. 131
  • IX.
  • Sanctuary histories : Delphi.
  • p. 135
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 135
  • 2.
  • early years.
  • p. 136
  • 3.
  • Enlarging and enhancing the sanctuary.
  • p. 138
  • 4.
  • oracle.
  • p. 151
  • 5.
  • sanctuary of Athena Pronaia.
  • p. 151
  • X.
  • Sanctuary histories : Samos.
  • p. 154
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 154
  • 2.
  • early years.
  • p. 156
  • 3.
  • From makeshift to majestic.
  • p. 157
  • 4.
  • New perspectives.
  • p. 164
  • XI.
  • Sanctuary histories : Poseidonia.
  • p. 167
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 167
  • 2.
  • early years.
  • p. 168
  • 3.
  • Building and dedicating : the urban sanctuary of Hera.
  • p. 170
  • 4.
  • Sanctuaries in the countryside.
  • p. 175
  • 5.
  • suburban sanctuary at Santa Venera.
  • p. 184
  • XII.
  • Sanctuary histories : the acropolis at Athens.
  • p. 186
  • 1.
  • Location and character.
  • p. 186
  • 2.
  • eighth- and seventh-century acropolis.
  • p. 187
  • 3.
  • archaic sanctuary.
  • p. 188
  • 4.
  • classical acropolis.
  • p. 190
  • 5.
  • panathenaia.
  • p. 202
  • XIII.
  • Greece, Rome, and Byzantium.
  • p. 205
  • 1.
  • Romans in Greece.
  • p. 205
  • 2.
  • spread of Christianity.
  • p. 207
  • 3.
  • Olympia and Delphi.
  • p. 210
  • 4.
  • Athens.
  • p. 214
  • 5.
  • Samos and Poseidonia.
  • p. 220
  • XIV.
  • aftermath.
  • p. 225
  • 1.
  • Christians and Turks.
  • p. 225
  • 2.
  • Travelers and architects.
  • p. 230
  • 3.
  • Archaeologists and tourists.
  • p. 234
Control code
ocm61425242
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xviii, 272 p.
Isbn
9780521809351
Lccn
2005047093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps, plans

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