HDS 3110

Ancient Greek Sanctuaries: Mysteries of Initiation

Kimberley C. Patton


Using three renowned sanctuaries—at Brauron, Eleusis, and Samothrace—as foci, this course will consider the role of initiation in ancient Greece in the wider context of mystery cults. We will attend to the archaeological and literary evidence as well as to relevant secondary scholarship.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1325

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0.50 credits
Spring 2015
Thurs 2pm-4pm
Rockefeller Hall Room 116

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
  • Religion and the Social Sciences
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Non-Tradition Specific
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None