Greek Votive Offerings

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Georg Olms Verlag, 1902 - Greece - 463 pages
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Contents

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS liii
1
CHAPTER
2
The Dead the Heroes and the Chthonian Deities
3
deified ancestors with votaries
6
Hero Relief from Patrae
20
DeathFeast Belief from Peiraeus
21
Hero Feast from Peiraeus
23
Hero Belief
24
Disease and Calamity
187
Asclepius by the sickbed
217
Tending the sick in the sanctuary of ABclepius
218
Sacrifice to Asclepius
220
Offering in a healing shrine Boeotian vase
221
Man holding a votive leg Athens
222
Votive Frog
233
Domestic Life
240

Tablet with eeoui of the Dioscuri Tarentum
31
A Dedication to Zeus Philios
36
Note on the Modern Representatives of Ancient Shrines
37
Tithes Firstfruits and Kindred Offerings
39
Votive pyramid of terracotta from South Italy
62
Bronzes from the Cave of Mount Ida Crete
65
Votive hare from Priene
68
Hare from Olympia
69
Mare and Foal from Olympia
76
Boar from Olympia
77
Artist at work painting on terracotta from Corinth
81
Votive tablet from Corinth manatarms and dog
82
Ship with freight of pottery from Corinth painted tablet
83
Dedication to Zeus Meilichioa from Athens
84
Pan Herines and Nymphs in grotto with worshippers
86
War
95
Warrior from Olympia
140
Games and Contests
149
Discus with representation of two events of the pentathlon
161
Charioteer from Olympia
165
Bider from Olympia
166
Nude male figure from Olympia
172
FIG PAQB 29 Victorious athletes with votive tablet and prize vasepainting
173
Votive Hair relief from Theisaly
244
Zeus and Hera from Samoa
247
Memorials of Honour and Office
259
Memorials of Feasts and Ceremonials
274
Artemis with fawn and dancing votary Coreyra
286
Ringdancers from Olympia
287
Maiden holding pig Sicily 888
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
Later Uses of the Votive Formula 385
335
Disposal of the Offerings
342
General Sketch
348
Miniature tripod and kettle from Olympia
387
Miniature axe from Dodona
388
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389
Treasure of Athena and the other Gods
394
Catalogue of Bronze Statues
396
Amphiaraum Cabirium and other Theban shrines
403
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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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