Kimberley C. Patton
Offers an intensive survey of important work on "new" topics in ancient Greek religion: e.g., magic; talismanic and apotropaic beliefs and practices; miasma and catharsis; the use of curse tablets and binding spells; lamentation; the semiotic and narrative values of cloth, tapestry, and other women's handwork; the multifaceted role of sacred images in cult and society; social aspects of sanctuaries; dreams; dance; time; the popular construction of evil.
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 15 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1305
Course location to be announced.
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