An Archaeology of Ancestors: Tomb Cult and Hero Cult in Early Greece Carla M. Antonaccio

ISBN: 9780847679416

Published: December 1st 1994

Hardcover

295 pages


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An Archaeology of Ancestors: Tomb Cult and Hero Cult in Early Greece  by  Carla M. Antonaccio

An Archaeology of Ancestors: Tomb Cult and Hero Cult in Early Greece by Carla M. Antonaccio
December 1st 1994 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 295 pages | ISBN: 9780847679416 | 6.79 Mb

Reconsiders the origins of the Ancient Greeks ideas and practices concerning their own past. This study demonstrates that hero cult and ancestor cult persisted throughout the Iron Age. Practices such as visiting tombs to make offerings were common.



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