Ancient Greek Hero Cult
Proceedings of the Fifth International Seminar
on Ancient Greek Cult, Organized by the Department
of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History,
Göteborg University, 21-23 April 1995

Edited by Robin Hägg
October 1999
Paul Åströms Förlag
ISBN: 91-7916-037-9
366 pages
$70.00 paper original

This is a collection of 12 papers read at an international seminar in Göteborg, Sweden, that deal with various phenomena of the ancient Greek hero cult based on literary, iconographical and archaeological evidence. Among the special topics discussed are the hero cults in Early Iron Age Greece, the relationship between funerary ritual, the veneration of ancestors and the cult of heroes, the Danaides of Argos as "ancestors," and other topics.

Ancient History; Archaeology
Series: Acta Instituti Atheniensis Regni Sueciae, Series in 8°

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