Finding Persephone: Women's Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean
Drawing upon the latest research in gender studies, history of religion, feminism, ritual theory, performance, anthropology, archaeology, and art history, Finding Persephone investigates the ways in which the religious lives and ritual practices of women in Greek and Roman antiquity helped shape their social and civic identity. Barred from participating in many public arenas, women asserted their presence by performing rituals at festivals and presiding over rites associated with life passages and healing. The essays in this lively and timely volume reveal the central place of women in the religious and ritual practices of the societies of the ancient Mediterranean. Readers interested in religion, women's studies, and classical antiquity will find a unique exploration of the nature and character of women's autonomy within the religious sphere and a full account of women's agency in the public domain.
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Neils examines visual representations ( mostly vase paintings ) of some of the
ritual roles performed by Athenian citizen daughters , hetairai , and , possibly ,
female dwarfs , and juxtaposes women's social marginality in the polis with the
RELIGIOUS ROLES OF ATHENIAN GIRLS The obvious starting point for
consideration of the religious roles of girls in ancient Athens is the well - known
and perhaps too - oft - quoted passage of Aristophanes ' Lysistrata ( 641–47 ) ,
which lists ...
Babylon to Corinth ( MacLachlan 1992 ) , and prostitutes made dedications on
the Athenian Acropolis , according to the Parthenon inventories . 57 Images of
hetairai at or on altars are not uncommon ; a famous example appears in the
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Sources and Methodology
THE SCANDAL OF WOMENS RITUAL
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