Homo necans : the anthropology of ancient Greek sacrificial ritual myth (Book, 1983) [WorldCat.org]
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Homo necans : the anthropology of ancient Greek sacrificial ritual myth

Author: Walter Burkert, Altphilologe Religionshistoriker
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Blood sacrifice, the ritual slaughter of animals, has been basic to religion through history, so that it survives in spiritualized form even in Christianity. How did this violent phenomenon achieve  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Burkert, Altphilologe Religionshistoriker
ISBN: 0520036506 9780520036505 0520058755 9780520058750
OCLC Number: 635628601
Language Note: Aus dem Dt. übers.
Notes: "Originally published in German by Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin, under the title Homo necans (1972)."
Description: 334 Seiten ; 23 cm : Illustrationen
Contents: Translator's Preface Preface to the English Edition List of Illustrations Introduction I. Sacrifice, Hunting, and Funerary Rituals II. Werewolves around the Tripod Kettle III. Dissolution and New Year's Festival IV. Anthesteria V. Eleusis Abbreviations and Bibliography Index
Responsibility: by Walter Burkert ; transl. by Peter Bing.

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