Disquisitions upon the painted Greek vases, and their probable connection with the shows of the Eleusinian and other mysteries (Buch, 1825) [WorldCat.org]
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Disquisitions upon the painted Greek vases, and their probable connection with the shows of the Eleusinian and other mysteries
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Disquisitions upon the painted Greek vases, and their probable connection with the shows of the Eleusinian and other mysteries

Autor: James Christie
Verlag: London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, Paternoster-Row, 1825.
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Christie, James, 1773-1831.
Disquisitions upon the painted Greek vases, and their probable connection with the shows of the Eleusinian and other mysteries.
London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1825
(OCoLC)609175538
Medienart: Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: James Christie
OCLC-Nummer: 9510960
Beschreibung: x, 146 pages, XVI leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Inhalt: 1. Of the painted Greek pottery found in the tombs of Magna Græcia. Uses of these vessels as conjectured from a passage in Pindar ... --
2. Origin of the vases considered from an examination of the paintings upon them ... --
3. Devices of the Apulian vases derived from Sparta and Phœnicia. Imported from Magna Græcia to Rome ... --
4. Exposure of the mysteries by Clemens Alexandrinus --
5. Of the scenery of the Eleusinian mysteries. Paintings on the Greek vases copied from them. Eastern illuminations and the eleusinian shows compared --
6. Of the lesser and the greater mysteries. Vase and the lantern comparatively considered as symbols. Various other symbols explained ... --
7. Ceremonies peculiar to each day of the greater mysteries as enumerated by Meursius and an attempt to explain the exhibitions in the Propylæa ... --
8. Harmonious arrangement of the universe --
9. Attitudes of the deity variously personated on vases. Of shields and their devices --
10. Temporary repose of nature. Of the Egyptian Horus in the torpid state. Mutes on the reverse of Venus. figures draped and naked --
11. Of fish and the allegory of angling --
12. Of old age, wine, music and rhetoric --
13. Of the dotted chaplet, girdle, and scarf. Fate of Cassandra and the flight of Æneas mystically treated --
14. Of solstitial fountains --
15. Of the window and the ladder and the banqueting chamber of the blessed. Singular customs of the Oriental Buddhists explained --
15. Extinction of heathen rites in Greece and Italy. Eleusinian mysteries inadequate to the end proposed in them. Conclusion.
Verfasserangabe: by James Christie, a member of the Society of the Dilettanti.

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