Search for dissertations about: "theoxenia"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word theoxenia.

  1. 1. The sacrificial rituals of Greek hero-cults in the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Gunnel Ekroth; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greek religion; hero-cults; Archiac; Classical; animal sacrifice; libation; theoxenia; blood; holocaust; altar; cult of the dead; cult of the gods; ritual dining; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History;

    Abstract : This study questions the traditional view of sacrifices in hero-cults during the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods (c. 700-300 BC) as consisting mainly in holocausts, rituals focusing on the blood of the animal victim and the presentation of meals, and rarely in thysia sacrifices followed by collective dining. READ MORE

  2. 2. ATHENIAN POTTERY AND CYPRIOTE PREFERENCES

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Niki Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Attic; black figure; context; Cyprus; find-spots; geography; history; iconography; microarchaeology; pattern; pottery shapes; provenances; red figure; religion; seriality; social practices; structualization.;

    Abstract : Attic Black Figure and Red Figure pottery was continuously imported in Cyprus for about 300 years; the first imports are noted ca 580/575 BC, and the last ca 325/300 BC, at about the same time (294 BC) as Cyprus was annexed by Ptolemy I and the city-kingdoms of Cyprus ceased to exist. The material presented in this thesis amounts to 895 pieces of pottery and every possible effort was made to include all known pottery found in Cyprus. READ MORE