Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece Essays on Religion and by Michael H. Jameson, Allaire B. Stallsmith

By Michael H. Jameson, Allaire B. Stallsmith

This quantity assembles fourteen hugely influential articles written by way of Michael H. Jameson over a interval of approximately fifty years, edited and up-to-date via the writer himself. They symbolize either the scope and the signature kind of Jameson's engagement with the topic of old Greek faith. the gathering enhances the unique courses in methods: first of all, it makes the articles extra obtainable; and secondly, the amount bargains readers a special chance to watch that over nearly 5 many years of scholarship Jameson built a particular procedure, a signature sort, a selected standpoint, a fashion of having a look that can possibly be fittingly referred to as a 'Jamesonian approach' to the research of Greek faith. This procedure, recognizable in each one article separately, turns into unmistakable during the focus of papers accumulated the following. The details of the Jamesonian method are insightfully mentioned within the 5 introductory essays written for this quantity through major global specialists on polis faith.

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As A. Rastrelli, in E. Mangani, Grosseto: Museo Archeologico e d’arte della Maremma, CVA fasc. 62–3, 1986, 107, notes, the plow-wielding Etruscan figure is not explained by identification with external heroes. She cites a scholarly consensus that the scene reflects the social struggles of the second century BC in Etruria, an interpretation which seems to me much more doubtful. The Hero Echetlaeus In themselves the Etruscan representations do not add to our knowledge of Echetlaeus. It is to his name and his distinctive weapon that we must look for further understanding.

Km. in all, and was found to contain well over 300 sites, under human occupation in some shape or form for about 50,000 years all told. No one except Mike, probably, has read or will read, or could or should be expected to, every one of the almost 1,000 items listed in the Bibliography. ” It would be a shame, though, indeed shameful, if historians of Classical Greece were to be 9 10 11 M. H. Jameson, “Excavations at Porto Cheli and Vicinity, A Preliminary Report, I: Halieis, 1962–68,” Hesperia 38, 1969, 311–42.

The Greek City from Homer to Alexander. Oxford. 169–93. 1990: “Domestic Space in the Greek City–State,” in S. , Domestic Architecture and the Use of Space: An Interdisciplinary, Cross-Cultural Approach. Cambridge. 92–113. ∗ 1990: “Perseus, the Hero of Mykenai,” in G. , Celebrations of Death and Divinity in the Bronze Age Argolid. ActaAth 4°–40: 213–23. ∗ 1991: “Sacrifice before Battle,” in V. D. , Hoplites: The Classical Greek Battle Experience. London and New York. 197–227. 1992: “Agricultural Labor in Ancient Greece,” in B.

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