Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods Jas Elsner

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Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods by Jas Elsner
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This book presents a range of case-studies of pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman antiquity, drawing on a wide variety of evidence. It rejects the usual reluctance to accept the category of pilgrimage in pagan polytheism and affirms the significance of sacredMoreThis book presents a range of case-studies of pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman antiquity, drawing on a wide variety of evidence.

It rejects the usual reluctance to accept the category of pilgrimage in pagan polytheism and affirms the significance of sacred mobility not only as an important factor in understanding ancient religion and its topographies but also as vitally ancestral to later Christian practice.



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