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Title The "Orphic" gold tablets and Greek religion : further along the path / edited by Radcliffe G. Edmonds III.

Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  292.08 ORPH    DUE 10-11-19
Physical description x, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-371) and indexes.
Contents The tablet texts. Who are you? : a brief history of the scholarship / Radcliffe G. Edmonds III ; The "Orphic" gold tablets : texts and translations, with critical apparatus and tables / Radcliffe G. Edmonds III -- Texts and contexts. Text and ritual : the corpus eschatologicum of the Orphics / Fritz Graf ; Are the "Orphic gold leaves Orphic? / Alberto Bernabé and Ana Il Jiménez San Cristóbal ; "A child of earth am I and of starry heaven" : concerning the anthropology of the Orphic gold tablets / Hans Dieter Betz (translated by Maria Sturm) ; Common motifs in the "Orphic" B tablets and Egyptian funerary texts : continuity or convergence? / Thomas M. Dousa ; Center, periphery, or peripheral center : a Cretan connection for the gold lamellae of Crete / Yannis Z. Tzifopoulos -- Semiotic and narrative analyses. Funerary gold lamellae and Orphic papyrus commentaries : same use, different purpose / Claude Calame (translated by Sarah Melker) ; Initiation, death, underworld : narrative and ritual in the gold leaves / Christoph Riedweg ; Sacred scripture or oracles for the dead? : the semiotic situation of the "Orphic" gold tablets / Radcliffe G. Edmonds III ; Dialogues of immortality from the Iliad to the gold leaves / Miguel Herrero de Jáuregui ; Poetry and performance in the Orphic gold leaves / Dirk Obbink ; Rushing into milk : new perspectives on the gold tablets / Christopher A. Faraone.
Other author Edmonds, Radcliffe G., III, 1970-
Subject Tablets (Paleography)
Greece -- Religion.
ISBN 9780521518314 (hbk.)
0521518318 (hbk.)