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Disquisitions upon the painted Greek vases, and their probable connection with the shows of the Eleusinian and other mysteries

Autore: James Christie
Pubblicazione: 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
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Libro, Risorsa Internet
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: James Christie
Numero OCLC: 9510960
Descrizione: x, 146 pages, XVI leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contenuti: 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.
Responsabilità: by James Christie, a member of the Society of the Dilettanti.

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