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Mystic Cults in Magna Graecia

Giovanni Casadio, Patricia A. Johnston - Religion - 2013 - 390 pages
In Vergil's Aeneid, the poet implies that those who have been initiated into mystery cults enjoy a blessed situation both in life and after death. This collection of essays ...
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Cultural responses to the volcanic landscape: the Mediterranean and beyond

Miriam S. Balmuth, David K. Chester, Patricia A. Johnston - Science - 2005 - 345 pages
This book is the result of two interdisciplinary symposia held by a group of volcanologists, engineers, Near Eastern and classical philologists, and Old and New World ...
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Vergil, Philodemus, and the Augustans

David Armstrong, Jeffrey Fish, Patricia A. Johnston, Marilyn B. Skinner - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 375 pages
The Epicurean teacher and poet Philodemus of Gadara (c. 110-c. 40/35 BC) exercised significant literary and philosophical influence on Roman writers of the Augustan Age, most ...
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Animals in Greek and Roman Religion and Myth

Patricia A. Johnston, Attilio Mastrocinque, Sophia Papaioannou - History - 2016 - 545 pages
This volume brings together a variety of approaches to the different ways in which the role of animals was understood in ancient Greco-Roman myth and religion, across a period ...
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Restless Dead: Encounters Between the Living and the Dead in Ancient Greece

Sarah Iles Johnston - History - 1999 - 329 pages
"[This work] will represent the principal study of ancient Greek beliefs in the intervention of the dead, a topic of acute relevance to the study of classical literature, Greek ...
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The Sacred Law of Andania: A New Text with Commentary

Laura Gawlinski - Literary Criticism - 2012 - 312 pages
The inscribed text referred to as the sacred law of Andania contains almost 200 lines of regulations about a mystery festival and the sanctuary in which it took place. This ...
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Cities and Priests: Cult Personnel in Asia Minor and the Aegean Islands from ...

Marietta Horster, Anja Klöckner - Religion - 2014 - 380 pages
This volume brings together historical, archaeological and religious studies approaches to offer a fresh survey of current trends in the analysis of the social and political ...
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