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The House of Hades

Studies in Ancient Greek Eschatology

En del af serien Studies in Religion (2) og fagområdet


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234 sider 12 plancher
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ISBN 87 7288 833 4

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I The House of Hades præsenterer Lars Albinus religionshistoriske nytolkninger af oldgræske forestillinger om døden og livet hinsides, specielt inden for den homeriske, den orfiske og den eleusinske tradition.

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Introduction

Part One. Homeric discourse:
I. The Homeric tradition
II. The funeral rites of Patroclus
III. The concept of psyche
IV. The state of being a hero
V. The underworld
VI. Sleep and death

Part Two. Orphic discourse:
VII. The Orphic tradition
VIII. Continuity of being
IX. The lake and the meadow
X. Imitatio Mortis

Part Three. The mystery:
XI. Representing tradition
XII. The Eleusinian myth
XIII. The Eleusinian cult
XIV. Between discourses

Conclusion

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