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Emily Kearns

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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2,293 words
Despite the diversity of the Greek world, which is fully reflected in its approach to things divine, the cult practices and pantheons current among different communities have enough in ... More
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religion, Greek, terms relating to   Reference library

Emily Kearns

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
503 words
The semantics of Greek and Latin in this regard are very different from those of modern European languages. In Greek, the most important word denoting the sacred was ἱερός, denoting ... More

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