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Title Portrait of a priestess : women and ritual in ancient Greece / Joan Breton Connelly.
Publisher Princeton : Princeton University Press
Creation Date c2007
Content Introduction : time, space, source material, and methods -- Paths to priesthood : preparation, requirements, and acquisition -- Priesthoods of prominence : Athena Polias at Athens, Demeter and Kore at Eleusis, Hera at Argos, and Apollo at Delphi -- Dressing the part : costume, attribute, and mimesis -- The priestess in the sanctuary : implements, portraits, and patronage -- The priestess in action : procession, sacrifice, and benefaction -- Priestly privilege : perquisites, honors, and authority -- Death of the priestess : grave monuments, epitaphs, and public burial -- The end of the line : the coming of Christianity -- Conclusions.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-381) and indexes.
Format xv, 415 p., [16] pages of plates : ill. (some color)
27 cm.
Language English
Identifier ISBN0691127468
System Number 990025678560205171

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