Readings in

Magika Hiera: Ancient Greek Magic and Religion,

edited by Christopher A. Faraone and Dirk Obbink

 

Thursday, March 28

1. Agonistic Context of Early Greek Binding Spells (Faraone) JOSHUA COOK

2. "Cursed be he that moves my bones" (Strubbe) DAVID R. DEWBERRY

3. Beyond Cursing: The Appeal to Justice in Judicial Prayers (Versnel) MICHAEL BARNES

 

Tuesday, April 2

4. Incantations and Prayers for Salvation on Amulets (Kotansky) MARA DABRISHUS

5. Pharmacology of Sacred Plants, Herbs, and Roots (Scarborough) RACHEL BUSHKUHL

6. Dreams and Divination in Magical Ritual (Eitrem) LEIGH FETNER

 

Thursday, April 4

7. Prayer in Magical and Religious Ritual (Graf) JENAY CLARK

8. The Constraints of Eros (Winkler) CARRIE DOBBS

9. Magic and Mystery in the Greek Magical Papyri (Betz) ANGELA ROBEY

 

Tuesday, April 9

10. Nullum Crimen sine Lege: Socioreligious Sanctions on Magic (Phillips III) JOE RATNER

11. GREEK NYMPHS: MYTH, CULT, LORE, by Jennifer Larson, pages 91-120 "Gods, Goddesses and Nymphs" MICAH GOULD

12. GREEK NYMPHS: MYTH, CULT, LORE, by Jennifer Larson, pages 121-159 "Lore of the Nymphs in the Greek World (Sources, Attica, Central Greece, Peloponnese and Corinth) APRIL KERSTEN

 

Thursday, April 11

13. PILGRIMS AND PILGRIMAGE IN ANCIENT GREECE by Matthew Dillon, (Chapter 6) pages 149-182 "Cult Regulations at Sanctuaries" JACKIE MAHAFFEY

14. THE GREEK WAY OF DEATH, by Robert Garland, pages 1-37: "The Power and Status of the Dead," "Dying," "The Funeral." CARL BURGERS

Turn in preliminary bibliographies for term papers to Dr. Levine: Kimpel Hall 502 or Kimpel Hall 425.

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*The four students who do not report from Magika Hiera will have their choice of reports from the following:

 

1. THE GREEK WAY OF DEATH, by Robert Garland, pages 1-37: "The Power and Status of the Dead," "Dying," "The Funeral." CALL NUMBER IN MULLINS LIBRARY: BL795.D4 G37 1985

2. GREEK NYMPHS: MYTH, CULT, LORE, by Jennifer Larson, pages 91-120 "Gods, Goddesses and Nymphs" CALL NUMBER IN MULLINS LIBRARY: BL820.N95 L37 2001

3. GREEK NYMPHS: MYTH, CULT, LORE, by Jennifer Larson, pages 121-159 "Lore of the Nymphs in the Greek World (Sources, Attica, Central Greece, Peloponnese and Corinth). CALL NUMBER IN MULLINS LIBRARY: BL820.N95 L37 2001

4. GREEK NYMPHS: MYTH, CULT, LORE, by Jennifer Larson, pages 226-267 "Caves of the Nymphs and Votive Iconography" CALL NUMBER IN MULLINS LIBRARY: BL820.N95 L37 2001

5. PILGRIMS AND PILGRIMAGE IN ANCIENT GREECE, by Matthew Dillon, pages 1-26 "Official Pilgrimage Invitations and Sacred Truces" CALL NUMBER IN MULLINS LIBRARY: DF121 .D55 1997

6. PILGRIMS AND PILGRIMAGE IN ANCIENT GREECE, by Matthew Dillon, pages 149-182 "Cult Regulations at Sanctuaries" CALL NUMBER IN MULLINS LIBRARY: DF121 .D55 1997

7. PILGRIMS AND PILGRIMAGE IN ANCIENT GREECE, by Matthew Dillon, pages 183-204 "The Female Pilgrim" CALL NUMBER IN MULLINS LIBRARY: DF121 .D55 1997

8. GREEK HEROINE CULTS, by Jennifer Larson, any single chapter. Chapters include: "Introduction to Greek Heroine Cults" Heroine Cult in the Political and Social Organization of Attica" "Heroines in Votive Reliefs" "Heroines and the Heroic Family" "Heroines in Individual Familial Relationships" "Independent Heroines" "The Wrongful Death of the Heroine" CALL NUMBER IN MULLINS: BL795.H47 L37 1995

9. WORSHIPPING ATHENA: PANATHENAIA AND PARTHENON, edited by Jenifer Neils, any single chapter. Chapters include: "Theseus and Athenian Festivals" "Athena's Shrines and Festivals "Women in the Panathenaic and Other Festivals" "Group and Single Competitions at the Panathenaia" "Gifts and Glory: Panathenaic and Other Greek Athletic Prizes" "Panathenaic Amphoras: The Other Side" "Shield Devices and Column-Mounted Statues on Panathenaic Amphoras: Some Remarks on Iconography" "Pride, Pomp, and Circumstance: The Iconography of Procession "The Web of History: A Conservative Reading of the Parthenon Frieze" "Democracy and Imperialism: The Panathenaia in the Age of Pericles." CALL NUMBER IN MULLINS: DF123 .W67 1996

 

 

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