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  • Omens and Oracles: Divination in Ancient Greece

    By Matthew Dillon

    Addressing the role which divination played in ancient Greek society, this volume deals with various forms of prophecy and how each was utilised and for what purpose. Chapters bring together key types of divining, such as from birds, celestial phenomena, the entrails of sacrificed animals, and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Women's Ritual Competence in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

    Edited by Matthew Dillon, Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    Contributions in this volume demonstrate how, across the ancient Mediterranean and over hundreds of years, women’s rituals intersected with the political, economic, cultural, or religious spheres of their communities in a way that has only recently started to gain sustained academic attention. The…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Ancient Rome

    Social and Historical Documents from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    In this second edition, Ancient Rome presents an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the death of Augustus, with two new chapters on the Second Triumvirate and The Age of Augustus. Dillon and Garland have also included more extensive late Republican and Augustan sources on…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Ancient Greeks

    History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    The Ancient Greeks: History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander offers students a comprehensive introduction to the history and culture of the ancient Greek world for the period c.800-323 BC. It provides critical background to the key historical developments of the time: the…

    Paperback – 2012-07-30
    Routledge

  • Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in Ancient Greece

    By Matthew Dillon

    This volume explores the religious motivations for pilgrimage and reveals the main preoccupations of worshippers in Ancient Greece.Dillon examines the main sanctuaries of Delphi, Epidauros and Olympia, as well as the less well-known oracle of Didyma in Asia Minor and the festivals at the Isthmus of…

    Paperback – 2012-05-29
    Routledge

  • Ancient Greece

    Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander, 3rd Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    Edited by Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    In this revised edition, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland have expanded the chronological range of Ancient Greece to include the Greek world of the fourth century. The sourcebook now ranges from the first lines of Greek literature to the death of Alexander the Great, covering all of the main…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Girls and Women in Classical Greek Religion

    By Matthew Dillon

    It has often been thought that participation in fertility rituals was women's most important religious activity in classical Greece. Matthew Dillon's wide-ranging study makes it clear that women engaged in numerous other rites and cults, and that their role in Greek religion was actually more…

    Paperback – 2003-05-01
    Routledge

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