Finding Persephone: women's rituals in the ancient Mediterranean

Ritual and gender : critical perspectives / Angeliki Tzanetou -- Sources and methodology -- The scandal of women's ritual / Deborah Lyons -- Gender and agency -- Looking for the images : representations of girls' rituals in ancient Athens / Jenifer Neils -- Improvising on the Athenian stag...

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Contributors: Parca, Maryline G. (Other); Tzanetou, Angeliki (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Bloomington, Ind. [u.a.] Indiana University Press 2007
Series/Journal:Studies in ancient folklore and popular culture
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Classical antiquity / Woman / Ritual
B Greece / Woman / Ritual
B Roman Empire / Woman / Ritual
Further subjects:B Rites and ceremonies
B Collection of essays
B Spiritual Life
B Women Mediterranean Region History
B Women Religious life
B Feminism Religious aspects
B Women History Mediterranean Region
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Summary:Ritual and gender : critical perspectives / Angeliki Tzanetou -- Sources and methodology -- The scandal of women's ritual / Deborah Lyons -- Gender and agency -- Looking for the images : representations of girls' rituals in ancient Athens / Jenifer Neils -- Improvising on the Athenian stage : women's ritual practice in drama / Barbara Goff -- Sanctissima femina : social categorization and women's religious experience in the Roman Republic / Celia E. Schultz -- Threat and hope : women's rituals and Civil War in Roman epic / Vassiliki Panoussi -- Performance -- Folk songs as ritual acts : the case of work-songs / Andromache Karanika -- The rise of the demon womb in Greco-Roman antiquity / Christopher A. Faraone -- Thesmophoria and eleusinian mysteries: the fascination of women's secret ritual / Eva Stehle -- Appropriations and adaptations -- Worshipping demeter in ptolemaic and Roman Egypt / Maryline Parca -- Nuptiarum sollemnia? : girls' transition to marriage in the Roman jurists / Lauren Caldwell -- Maidens and manhood in the worship of Diana at Nemi / Eve D'Ambra -- Male improvisation in the "women's cult" of Eileithyia on Paros / David D. Leitao -- Early Christian antipathy toward the Greek "women gods" / Kathy L. Gaca
Item Description:Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0253349540