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Reviews of Books

Greek religion

Emma Stafforda1

a1 University of Leeds, e.j.stafford@leeds.ac.uk

Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum (ThesCRA). 5 vols + abbreviations and indices. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2004–6. £675. 9780892367870. (I: Processions, Sacrifices, Libation, Fumigations, Dedications. Pp. xix + 612, illus. + CD-ROM. £125. 9780892367887. II: Purification, Initiation, Heroization and Apotheosis, Banquet, Dance, Music, Cult Images. Pp. xxi + 646, illus. £125. 9780892367894. III: Divination, Prayer, Veneration, Hikesia, Asylia, Oath, Malediction, Profanation, Magic Rituals. Pp. xviii + 434, illus. £125. 9780892367900. IV: Cult Places, Representations of Cult Places. Pp. xiv + 485, illus. £125. 9780892367917. V: Personnel of Cult, Cult Instruments. Pp. xix + 502. £125. 9780892367924. Abbreviations and Indices. Pp. xvi + 167. £50. 9780892367931.)

(L.) Bricault Recueil des inscriptions concernant les cultes isiaques (RICIS). (Mémoires de l'Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres 31). Paris: Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres/de Boccard, 2005. 3 vols. Pp. xxx + 842 + cxliii (135 plates). 190. 9782877541565.

(M.) Prent Cretan Sanctuaries and Cults. Continuity and Change from the Late Minoan IIIc to the Archaic Period. (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World 154). Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. xviii + 737, illus. 169. 9789004142367.

(M.B.) Savo Culti, Sacerdozi e Feste delle Cicladi dall'età arcaica all'età romana I: Io, Nasso, Sifno, Serifo, Citno, Siro. (Ricerche di Filologia, Letteratura e Storia 2). Rome: Edizioni Tored, 2004. Pp. xxvi + 544, illus. 50. 9788888617046.

(J.) Mylonopoulos Peloponnêsos oikêtêrion Poseidônos = Heiligtümer und Kulte des Poseidon auf der Peloponnes. (Kernos Suppl. 13). Liège: Centre International d'Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique, 2003. Pp. 492, illus. 50. ISSN: 07763824.

(G.) Lalonde Horos Dios. An Athenian Shrine and Cult. (Monumenta Graeca et Romana 11). Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. xv + 143, illus. 109. 9789004147416.

(C.) Sourvinou-Inwood Hylas, the Nymphs, Dionysos and Others. Myth, Ritual, Ethnicity. Stockholm: Svenska Institutet i Athen/Paul Åströms, 2005. Pp. 421. Sw.kr.600. 9789179160517.

(B.) Goff Citizen Bacchae. Women's Ritual Practice in Ancient Greece. Berkeley: U. of California P., 2004. Pp. xiii + 400. £38.95. 9780520239982.

(S.G.) Cole Landscapes, Gender, and Ritual Space. Berkeley: U. of California P., 2004. Pp. xviii + 292. £29.95. 9780520235441.

(R.) Hägg and (B.) Alroth Eds. Greek Sacrificial Ritual, Olympian and Chthonian. (Acta Instituti Atheniensis Regni Sueciae, 8° XVIII = Proceedings of the Sixth International Seminar on Ancient Greek Cult, Göteborg University, 25–7 April 1997). Stockholm: Svenska Institutet i Athen/Paul Åströms, 2005. Pp. 230, illus. Sw.kr.400. 9789179160494.

(S.) Georgoudi, (R.) Koch Piettre and (F.) Schmidt Eds. La cuisine et l'autel. Les sacrifices en question dans les sociétés de la Méditerranée ancienne. (Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Études, sciences religieuses 124). Turnhout: Brepols, 2005. Pp. xvii + 460, illus. 75. 9782503517391.