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Author Dillon, Matthew, 1963-

Title Girls and women in classical Greek religion / Matthew Dillon.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  292.08082 DILL    DUE 30-08-19
Physical description x, 436 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. Public religious roles for girls and women -- 1. Women as dedicators -- 2. The public religious roles of girls and adolescent women in Athens -- 3. Women priests -- Pt. II. Segregated and ecstatic religious rites -- 4. Women-only festivals -- 5. Women at the margins of Greek religion -- 6. Prostitutes, foreign women and the gods -- Pt. III. Sacrificial and domestic rituals -- 7. From adolescent girl to woman, wife and mother -- 8. Women, sacrifice and impurity -- 9. Women and the corpse: mourning rituals.
Language notes English.
Subject Women and religion -- Greece -- History.
Greece -- Religion.
ISBN 0415202728
0415319161 (paperback)