The strange world of human sacrifice

Aztec human sacrifice as expiation / M. Graulich -- Human sacrifice in medieval Irish literature / J. Borsje -- Myth and ritual in Greek human sacrifice: Lykaon, Polyxena, and the case of the Rhodian criminal / J.N. Bremmer -- The early Christians and human sacrifice / L. Roig Lanzillotta -- Child s...

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Published in:Studies in the history and anthropology of religion
Contributors: Bremmer, Jan N. 1944-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Leuven [u.a.] Peeters 2007
In:Studies in the history and anthropology of religion
Series/Journal:Studies in the history and anthropology of religion 1
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Human sacrifice
Further subjects:B Human Sacrifice Congresses
B Conference program 2004 Groningen
B Conference program
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:Aztec human sacrifice as expiation / M. Graulich -- Human sacrifice in medieval Irish literature / J. Borsje -- Myth and ritual in Greek human sacrifice: Lykaon, Polyxena, and the case of the Rhodian criminal / J.N. Bremmer -- The early Christians and human sacrifice / L. Roig Lanzillotta -- Child sacrifice in ancient Israel: the status quaestionis / E. Noort -- Human sacrifice in ancient Egypt / H. te Velde -- Retainer sacrifice in Egypt and in Nubia / J. van Dijk -- Human sacrifice in India in Vedic times and before / A. Parpola -- Human sacrifice (puruṣamedha), construction sacrifice, and the origin of the idea of the "man of the homestead" (vāstupuruṣa) / H.T. Bakker -- Human sacrifice among the Konds / L.P. van den Bosch -- Human sacrifice in Japan / K. Harimoto -- Human sacrifice and self-sacrifice in China: a century of revelations / T.H. Barrett
Item Description:Proceedings of a conference held in winter 2004 at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:9042918438