Search for dissertations about: "attica"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word attica.

  1. 1. The Lenaia vases revisited : image, ritual and Dionysian women

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Viveca Olsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Attic pottery; black figure vases; red figure vases; Lenaia vases; stamnos; iconography; Dionysus; Dionysian women; maenads; Delphi; Thyiades; Greek cult; cult image; ritual; Etruria;

    Abstract : This study deals with the so-called Lenaia vases, a group of fifty vases which were painted with similar imagery in Attica during 490-420 BC. The motifs of these vases depict "Dionysian" women, drinking wine and sacrificing bloody and bloodless offerings before a cult image of Dionysos. READ MORE