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Sacrifice and the Homeric Hymn to Hermes 112-41

Thomas, Oliver

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S. Hitch
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I.C. Rutherford
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Abstract

Examines the methodology by which one can connect this passage to historical sacrificial practices. In particular, I critique the previous approaches of Kahn, Clay and Burkert, and argue that the passage can be taken as aetiological with special reference to the site at Olympia.

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Thomas, O. (2017). Sacrifice and the Homeric Hymn to Hermes 112-41. In I. Rutherford, & S. Hitch (Eds.), Animal sacrifice in the ancient Greek world. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139017886.008

Acceptance Date Jan 1, 2013
Publication Date Aug 31, 2017
Deposit Date Apr 18, 2018
Publicly Available Date Apr 18, 2018
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title Animal sacrifice in the ancient Greek world
ISBN 9780521191036
DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139017886.008
Keywords Homeric Hymn to Hermes, animal sacrifice, Olympia, aetiology
Public URL http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/51235
Publisher URL https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/animal-sacrifice-in-the-ancient-greek-world/sacrifice-and-the-homeric-hymn-to-hermes-11241/FED12186825A2B882BFDB839CF87622C
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/end_user_agreement.pdf
Additional Information This material has been published in Animal sacrifice in the ancient Greek world edited by Sarah Hitch, Ian Rutherford. This version is free to view and download for personal use only. Not for re-distribution, re-sale or use in derivative works. © 2017.

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