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Portrait of a Priestess

Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece

by Joan Breton Connelly

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Greek religion,
  • Religious life & practice,
  • Social history,
  • Social Science,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Sociology,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Antiquities & Archaeology,
  • History,
  • Archaeology and Ancient History,
  • Art and Architecture,
  • Classics,
  • Gender Studies,
  • History / Ancient / Greece,
  • Religion,
  • Europe - Greece,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • 146 B.C.-323 A.D,
  • Greece,
  • Women and religion,
  • Women priests

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7759242M
    ISBN 100691127468
    ISBN 109780691127460


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Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece. By Joan Breton Connelly. Princeton University Press Pp. xv, ; figs.color pis. $ ISBN: In the aftermath of the Greek defeat of Troy, Andromache, the wife of Troy's defender Hector, laments her impending slavery to the son of her husband's murderer.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes Portrait of a Priestess book time, space, source material, and methods -- Paths to priesthood: preparation, requirements, and Portrait of a Priestess book -- Priesthoods of prominence: Athena Polias at Athens, Demeter and Kore at Eleusis, Hera at Argos, and Apollo at Delphi -- Dressing the part: costume, attribute, and mimesis -- Pages: Book Review of Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece, by Joan Breton Connelly Reviewed by Barbette Stanley Spaeth American Journal of.

A central contribution of Portrait of a Priestess is the recognition of the authority of the archaeological record and its integration into our broader understanding of the women who served Greek Author: Joan Breton Connelly.

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Her book shows generations of women enjoying all the influence, prestige, honor and respect that ancient priesthoods entailed. “Portrait of a. Portrait of a Priestess by Joan Breton Connelly; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Women and religion, Antiquities, Women priests, Religion, History.

Joan Breton Connelly's lively new book, Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece, presents a great deal of evidence overturning that image of sequestered Greek women, and demonstrates that, on the contrary, Greek religion demanded female participation in many aspects of civic : Margaret M.

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For one thing, the book is substantial in length and assembles a rich body of documentation, much of it epigraphical and unfamiliar to many /5(13). Table of Contents.

Joan Connelly’s new book on Greek priestesses joins a field crowded with studies of the role of women in ancient Greek religion; indeed, Connelly’s subtitle invites comparison (largely favorable) with recent books by Susan Cole, Barbara Goff, and Matthew Dillon. 1 Connelly’s brave effort is a long time in the making and deserves to be taken seriously.

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However, the topic is also of interest to those who enjoy exploring the ancient world and a woman's place in it. Women's lives in this historical period are difficult to access but Connelly has done so in a /5(13). -- Steve Coates, New York Times Book Review, [A] Detailed and Nuanced Portrait of the Priestress in Ancient Greece., Princeton University Press must be thanked and complimented for offering such a significant and persuasive revisionist study, very generously illustrated, at so modest a price, making it affordable not just for university.

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Joan Breton Connelly, Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, ), pp. Books on ancient Greek women usually begin from the premise that they were marginal for most of what counted in Greek society, where they led lives of quiet desperation or exercised power by manipulation.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Portrait of a Priestess by Joan Breton Connelly, February 5,Princeton University Press edition, Hardcover in EnglishCited by: Connelly's style is clear, often elegant and occasionally stirring."--Steve Coates, New York Times Book Review "Joan Breton Connelly's Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece is the biggest, fullest and most up-to-date study of these important women from the time of Homer through to the early years of Christianity.

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