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Classical Antiquity. 1994; 13175–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011006
Published: 01 April 1994
.../chthonian distinction. It argues that Olympian and chthonian sacrificial modes are clearly distinguishable, and that the character of the divine recipient is a fundamental constitutive element of Greek ritual. The basic principles of the author's approach are worked out with reference to the test case of...
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Classical Antiquity. 2007; 262277–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2007.26.2.277
Published: 01 October 2007
... for these Roman instances of ““human sacrifice,”” I propose a new reading based on a ritual parallel, a slightly earlier Greek oracle related to purification from avenging spirits. As burials of symbolic former enemies haunting Rome, the ritual suggests an insight into the experience of constant...
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Classical Antiquity. 1995; 141130–163 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25000144
Published: 01 April 1995
... agela) and enter the society of adult male citizens. It begins by reconstructing the ritual and situating it within its historical and social context. It then reviews the two major theories which have been used to explain transvestism in Greek initiation-structuralist and psychological-and attempts to...
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Classical Antiquity. 2015; 341121–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2015.34.1.121
Published: 01 April 2015
...-casting, I propose instead that the institution can more fruitfully be understood as a ritual enactment of civic unity. Second, and more generally, I hope to explore the frames within which early Athenian democracy is placed: while Greek kingship and tyranny (i.e. primitive polities) have been very...
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 322243–282 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2013.32.2.243
Published: 01 October 2013
... choral lyric poets in this regard is compared to that of other ancient Greek writers. The main challenge is to indicate how it is possible, in theory and in practice, for the athletic victor to be identified as the speaker when this is not explicitly signalled in the text; and, if this is possible, to...
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 321101–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2013.32.1.101
Published: 01 April 2013
... within their social and cultural contexts, and their differential relations with “neighboring systems” such as cult ritual. I will argue that Pindar implicitly challenges the tendency of Attic tragedy to displace and appropriate for its own purposes cults that properly belong to other Greek cities...
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 32135–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2013.32.1.35
Published: 01 April 2013
...Miguel Herrero De Jäuregui The expression “(on) this day” has an extremely pregnant meaning in different contexts of early Greek poetry. It is used in rituals and in solemn utterances, but it is much more than an emphatic way of saying “today.” It shows that the speaker is recognizing that a...
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Classical Antiquity. 2009; 28171–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2009.28.1.71
Published: 01 April 2009
... different parts of the Greek world from the archaic period on; so too the account of Iros' ejection from the house and of his subsequent fate conforms to the patterns observable in these rituals. The second part of the discussion examines the ways in which the beggars' quarrel anticipates the enmities that...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 39157–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.57
Published: 01 April 2020
... Greek sympotic wares found in the forest steppe from the seventh century on, it seems that elites in the region engaged in Greek-style drinking rituals, which Herodotus might allude to with his repeated mentions of the Scythian 33. On the foundation of Chersonesos, see Klenina 2015: 38 39. Chersonesos...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 39195–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.95
Published: 01 April 2020
... the other, the two representing the differing temporalities of epic and tragedy, respectively. 1. THE SEVEN IN THE UNDERWORLD During his underworld journey, Aeneas, like Odysseus, encounters heroes from the Trojan War. Unlike the Greek hero, however, he also meets characters from the other great epic...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 391126–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.126
Published: 01 April 2020
...Victoria Wohl Freud tracked the psyche along the paths of sleep, following the “royal road” of dreams. For the ancient Greeks, too, the psyche was revealed in sleep, not through the semiotics of dreams but through the peculiar state of being we occupy while asleep. As a “borderland between living...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 39129–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.29
Published: 01 April 2020
... this article was presented at the 150th Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies, in San Diego, CA (January 2019). I wish to thank the participants in the panel on Greek Language for their useful questions and comments. I am also deeply indebted to Alex Purves, who saw this project through from...
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Classical Antiquity. 1995; 142317–347 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011025
Published: 01 October 1995
.... Kramer, Her Share of the Blessings (Oxford, 1992) 31-34. Works Cited and Abbreviations Alexiou, M. 1974. The Ritual Lament in Greek Tradition. Cambridge. Atallah, W. 1966. Adonis dans la littérature et l'art grecs. Paris. Burkert, W. 1979. Structure and History in Greek Mythology and...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382185–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.185
Published: 01 October 2019
... to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Rights and Permissions website at https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2019 Pan Nymphs Hermes Vari Cave Greek ritual music sound sensory studies materiality CAROLYN M...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382217–249 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.217
Published: 01 October 2019
... anointing enhanced the sexual attractiveness of both men and women. An anonymous epigram from the Greek anthology, couched as an inscription on a bathhouse, coincides with Ovid s addressees on April 1 and the ritual aims he imagines for the rites on that day: However many ladies feel desire...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382298–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.298
Published: 01 October 2019
... Permissions website at https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2019 Pindar Hieron hyporcheme epinikion Syracuse Aitna Pythian 2 Greek melic poetry PETER WILSON Dancing for Free: Pindar s Kastor Song for Hieron* This article studies a neglected melic poem by Pindar, a...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 38191–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.91
Published: 01 April 2019
... the same acting stable as the mime Sergius). As a stage name for a mima, Cytheris is very aptly chosen, implying Greek lineage, slave provenance, and the carnal sexuality asso- ciated with Venus/Aphrodite , herself associated with the island of Cythera (Keith 2011: 45). 20. For the identification...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372236–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.236
Published: 01 October 2018
...Peter A. O'Connell By analyzing the parallels between Sappho's Brothers Song and archaic Greek songs of welcome, especially Archilochus fr. 24 West, this essay offers a new interpretation of the Brothers Song. It clarifies that ἔλθην in the first preserved stanza represents an original aorist...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372321–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.321
Published: 01 October 2018
... of the ritual cure, but see von Ehrenheim 2016 on the question whether the iamata were more publicly accessible. 22. Also known as incubation. For incubatory practice across the ancient world, see now the encyclopedic Renberg 2017. SCOTT: Gender in the Temple 325 universal Greek prohibition against...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372267–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.267
Published: 01 October 2018
... they came to be associated. After reviewing the occupational significance of hammers during the First Punic War (Part I), I scrutinize the ritual and cultic intersignifications of hammers in fourth- and third-century BCE central Italy (II) in order to set up a comprehensive reconstruction of the social...