Homo Necans: The Anthropology of Ancient Greek Sacrificial Ritual and Myth (Paperback)
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Homo Necans: The Anthropology of Ancient Greek Sacrificial Ritual and Myth (Paperback)

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Paperback 360 Pages / Published: 01/07/1992
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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 the status of the sacred? This question is examined in Walter Burkert's famous study.

Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520058750
Number of pages: 360
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22 mm

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