More Books:

Human Sacrifice in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Dennis D. Hughes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Numerous ancient texts describe human sacrifices and other forms of ritual killing: in 480 BC Themistocles sacrifices three Persian captives to Dionysus; human scapegoats called pharmakoi are expelled yearly from Greek cities, and according to some authors they are killed; Locrin girls are hunted down and slain by the Trojans;
The Strange World of Human Sacrifice
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Jan N. Bremmer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Peeters Publishers

The Strange World of Human Sacrifice is the first modern collection of studies on one of the most gruesome and intriguing aspects of religion. The volume starts with a brief introduction, which is followed by studies of Aztec human sacrifice and the literary motif of human sacrifice in medieval Irish
Human Sacrifice in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 894
Authors: Dennis D. Hughes
Categories: Greece
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher:

Books about Human Sacrifice in Ancient Greece
Human Sacrifice in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 447
Authors: Dennis D. Hughes
Categories: Greece
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher:

Books about Human Sacrifice in Ancient Greece
Animal Sacrifice in the Ancient Greek World
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Sarah Hitch, Ian Rutherford
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume brings together studies on Greek animal sacrifice by foremost experts in Greek language, literature and material culture. Readers will benefit from the synthesis of new evidence and approaches with a re-evaluation of twentieth-century theories on sacrifice. The chapters range across the whole of antiquity and go beyond the