Greek Votive Offerings

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Georg Olms Verlag, 1976
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
The Dead the Heroes and the Chthonian Deities
3
22
4
25
10
deified ancestors with votaries
20
Dedication to Zeus Philios
34
Note on the Modern Representatives of Ancient Shrines
37
Tithes Firstfruits and Kindred Offerings
39
Maiden holding pig Sicily
288
Cybele relief
293
Ox from Olympia
299
Artemis with bow and fawn
304
Zeus with thunderbolt from Olympia
309
Propitiation
310
Rarities and Valuables
318
Formulae
322

Bronzes from the Cave of Mount Ida Crete
68
Corinthian votive tablet boxers and vintage scene
84
War
95
Games and Contests
149
The TŘbingen bronze
172
FIG PAGE 29 Wictorious athletes with votive tablet and prize vasepainting
173
W Disease and Calamity
187
20
211
Asclepius by the sickbed
217
Tending the sick in the sanctuary of Asclepius
218
Sacrifice to Asclepius
220
Offering in a healing shrine Boeotian vase
221
Man holding a votive leg Athens
222
21
226
Votive Frog
233
WI Domestic Life
240
24
242
Votive Hair relief from Thessaly
244
Memorials of Honour and Office
259
31
264
Memorials of Feasts and Ceremonials
274
Artemis with fawn and dancing votary Coreyra
286
Ringdancers from Olympia
287
36
332
Later Uses of the Wotive Formula
335
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338
Disposal of the Offerings
342
General Sketch
348
INDICES
356
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Miniature tripod and kettle from Olympia
387
Miniature axe from Dodona
388
Miniature axe from Mexico
389
Treasure of Athena and the other Gods
394
Catalogue of Bronze Statues
396
Amphiaraum Cabirium and other Theban shrines
403
77
406
GENERAL INDEX
409
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Page 1 - The main purpose of the book, however, is to collect and classify those offerings which are not immediately perishable ; and by examining the occasion of their dedication, and the statements made about it, to trace if possible the motives of the dedicator and the meaning which the act had for him.

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