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Greek and Roman animal sacrifice : ancient victims, modern observers / edited by Christopher A. Faraone and F.S. Naiden.
- Faraone, Christopher A.
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Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
xiv, 209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Proceedings of a conference held Apr. 2008 at the Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago.
From Bergaigne to Meuli: how animal sacrifice became a hot topic / Bruce Lincoln -- One generation after Burkert and Girard: where are the great theories? / Fritz Graf -- Blèssed are the parasites /F.S. Naiden -- Roman animal sacrifice and the system of being / John Scheid -- Sacrificing stones: on some sculpture, mostly Athenian / Richard Neer -- Sacrifice in late Roman art / Jaś Elsner -- Animal sacrifice in comedy: an alternative point of view / James Redfield -- Animal sacrifice in Greek tragedy: ritual, metaphor, problematizations / Albert Henrichs.
Includes bibliographical references and index.