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Author Bowden, Hugh

Title Mystery cults of the ancient world / Hugh Bowden

Publ Info Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  BL610 .B69 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  BL610 B69 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BL610 .B69 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 256 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 27 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.237-248) and index
Contents The Eleusinian mysteries -- The mysteries of the Kabeiroi and the great gods of Samothrace -- Other mystery sanctuaries in the Greek world -- The mother of the gods -- Dionysus -- Private initiation -- Words written on gold -- Isis -- Mithras -- The end of the mysteries -- Encountering the sacred
LC subject Mysteries, Religious
Civilization, Ancient -- Religion
Cults
Greece -- Religion
Rome -- Religion
ISBN 9780691146386
0691146381