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Greek Temples and Rituals

Boutsikas, Efrosyni (2014) Greek Temples and Rituals. In: Ruggles, C.L.N., ed. Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy. Springer, New York, pp. 1573-1581. ISBN 978-1-4614-6140-1. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Whether the positioning of ancient Greek temples was deliberate and facilitated astronomical observations has been a concern for scholars since the nineteenth century. Twenty-?rst-century research on Greek archaeoastronomy has identi?ed the shortcomings of earlier approaches and has built on a new methodology which integrates archaeological, epigraphical, and literary evidence on the astronomical observations, in order to create interpretations that improve our narrative, understanding, and reconstruction of the role of astronomy in ancient Greek cult practice.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Classical and Archaeological Studies
Depositing User: Fiona Godfrey
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2014 12:43 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 13:40 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/45156 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Boutsikas, Efrosyni: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0226-7959
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