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The Sacrificial Calendar of Athens

Lambert, Stephen David 2002. The Sacrificial Calendar of Athens. The Annual of The British School at Athens 97 , pp. 353-399.

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Abstract

This article presents the first ever full edition of the fragments of one of the most important documents of ancient Greek religion, the sacrificial calendar of Athens as it was inscribed on stone as part of the revision of Athenian Law in 410/9-405/4 and 403/2-400/399 BC. All these fragments, where they survive, are in Athens (the Agora and Epigraphical Museums). The edition contains many new readings, restorations and interpretative points (in particular the identification of festivals). In addition to a line-by-line commentary, a translation is included and there are explanatory notes on linguistic features, animal and non-animal items listed in the calendar and payments to priests and other officials.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D051 Ancient History
D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
Publisher: British School at Athens
ISSN: 0068-2454
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 01:52
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/3935

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