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Introduction. Beyond Isolation: Re-positioning Ruler Cults in the Hellenistic Culture

Stefano G. Caneva

Abstract


Dossier introduction to Meet the New Gods, Same as the Old Gods? Formulary, Ritual, and Status in Hellenistic Ruler Cult - 8th Celtic Conference in Classics - Edinburgh, June 25-28, 2014

The five contributions of this volume are a selection of the papers presented at the panel Meet the New Gods, Same as the Old Gods? Formulary, Ritual, and Status in Hellenistic Ruler Cult, hosted by the 8th Celtic Conference in Classics, Edinburgh, June 25-28, 2014.


Keywords


ruler cult, Hellenistic world, polis, euergetism, Hellenistic religion

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7358/erga-2016-002-intr




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