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The Significance of Money for the Cults and Sanctuaries of Demeter and Kore: The Shaping of the Cults by Commercial Transactions
The monetarization of the markets accelerated in the 5th century BCE led to the monetarization of the cults. The mercantile logic and money-oriented society shaped the transaction between theExpand
Rituals and Votive Offerings at the Sanctuary of Demeter in Kaunos
The sanctuary of Demeter at Kaunos is one of seven sanctuaries of Demeter in Caria. The rocky outcrops at the sanctuary of Demeter in Kaunos, which were the stages for rituals, were central element...
Key-bearers of Greek Temples: The Temple Key as a Symbol of Priestly Authority
Several Linear B tablets from Pylos and 110 inscriptions dating to the Hellenistic, Roman, and Imperial periods provide evidence for cultic officials as key-holders. Numerous grave stelai and vaseExpand