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Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods (edition 2006)

by Jas' Elsner (Editor), Ian Rutherford (Editor)

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This book presents a range of case-studies of pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman antiquity, drawing on a wide variety of evidence. It rejects the usual reluctance to accept the category of pilgrimage in pagan polytheism and affirms the significance of sacred mobility not only as an important factorin understanding ancient religion and its topographies but also as vitally ancestral to later Christian practice.… (more)
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Title:Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods
Authors:Jas' Elsner (Editor)
Other authors:Ian Rutherford (Editor)
Info:Oxford University Press (2006), Edition: 1, 532 pages
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This book presents a range of case-studies of pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman antiquity, drawing on a wide variety of evidence. It rejects the usual reluctance to accept the category of pilgrimage in pagan polytheism and affirms the significance of sacred mobility not only as an important factorin understanding ancient religion and its topographies but also as vitally ancestral to later Christian practice.

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