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GreekCeremonies were not identical all over Greece. For example, at Sparta they included a mock abduction. But they were shaped by largely similar perceptions about the ceremony and the deities ...
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Are a very common feature of Greek and Roman religious practice. It is above all in the procession that a group may ritually display its cohesion and power. And the route taken may express the ...
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Robert Christopher Towneley Parker

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Sacrifice was the most important form of action in Greek religion (see religion, greek), but we should note at once that there is no single Greek equivalent to the English word ... More

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