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The Archaeology of Lucanian Cult Places : Fourth Century BC to the Early Imperial Age.

By: Battiloro, Ilaria.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016Copyright date: ©2018Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (343 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317103110.Subject(s): Lucani (Italic people)--AntiquitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Archaeology of Lucanian Cult Places : Fourth Century BC to the Early Imperial AgeDDC classification: 937/.7702 LOC classification: DG225.L83.B38 2018Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Note on abbreviations and translations -- Introduction -- 1 Lucania and Lucanians -- 1.1 Lucanian borders and geographical setting -- 1.2 The emergence of the Lucanian ethnos -- 1.3 Social structure: oligarchies and "intermediate groups" -- 1.4 Political organization: touta and basileis -- 1.5 Settlement system: a landscape of fortified centers, farms, and extramural sanctuaries -- 1.6 The Lucanian settlement model: an "urban" phenomenon? -- 2 Lucanian cult places: Topographic and architectural aspects -- 2.1 The sanctuary: a distinctive sign of the Lucanian ethnos -- 2.2 The sanctuaries within the territorial organization of ancient Lucania -- 2.3 Architecture and space organization -- 2.4 Architectural models and cultural influences -- 3 Lucanian cult places: Cultic manifestations -- 3.1 Votive offerings and ritual practices: archaeological phenomenology and historical interpretation -- 3.1.1 Votive offerings: "gifts" to the gods -- 3.1.2 Ritual tools: communal meals, sacrifice, and fumigations -- 3.2 The system of votive offerings: reiterated offerings and una tantum rituals -- 3.3 Lucanian sanctuaries and the emergence of the "intermediate groups" -- 4 Lucanian cults and pantheon between epigraphy and archaeology -- 4.1 Water and fertility cults -- 4.2 Male cults -- 4.3 Mefitis in the sanctuary of Rossano di Vaglio: the epigraphic evidence -- 4.3.1 The etymology of Mefitis -- 4.3.2 Mefitis's epithets -- 4.3.3 Mefitis and other deities -- 4.4 The cult of Mefitis at Rossano di Vaglio: a cross-reading of written and archaeological sources -- 5 Lucania and the rise of Roman power -- 5.1 From Leukania to Regio III -- 5.2 Territorial and administrative change -- 5.2.1 The new political and institutional organization.
5.2.2 Ruralization and the disappearance of the hilltop settlements -- 5.3 Social transformations and the vanishing of the "intermediate groups" -- 5.4 Contraction and continuity in Lucania during the Late Republican age -- 6 Lucanian cult places during the Late Republican age -- 6.1 The Late Republican age: change and continuity in Lucanian cult places -- 6.2 Political and social context -- 6.3 The Late Republican phases of the sanctuary of Rossano di Vaglio -- 6.3.1 Restoration phases: a reconstruction -- 6.3.2 Votive material -- 6.3.3 Rossano di Vaglio in the wider context of the "Italic Hellenism" -- 6.3.4 The management of the sanctuary during the last two centuries BC -- 6.4 The role of the Lucanian sanctuaries in the post-Hannibalic age -- 7 Conclusions -- Appendix: catalogue of Lucanian cult places -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Note on abbreviations and translations -- Introduction -- 1 Lucania and Lucanians -- 1.1 Lucanian borders and geographical setting -- 1.2 The emergence of the Lucanian ethnos -- 1.3 Social structure: oligarchies and "intermediate groups" -- 1.4 Political organization: touta and basileis -- 1.5 Settlement system: a landscape of fortified centers, farms, and extramural sanctuaries -- 1.6 The Lucanian settlement model: an "urban" phenomenon? -- 2 Lucanian cult places: Topographic and architectural aspects -- 2.1 The sanctuary: a distinctive sign of the Lucanian ethnos -- 2.2 The sanctuaries within the territorial organization of ancient Lucania -- 2.3 Architecture and space organization -- 2.4 Architectural models and cultural influences -- 3 Lucanian cult places: Cultic manifestations -- 3.1 Votive offerings and ritual practices: archaeological phenomenology and historical interpretation -- 3.1.1 Votive offerings: "gifts" to the gods -- 3.1.2 Ritual tools: communal meals, sacrifice, and fumigations -- 3.2 The system of votive offerings: reiterated offerings and una tantum rituals -- 3.3 Lucanian sanctuaries and the emergence of the "intermediate groups" -- 4 Lucanian cults and pantheon between epigraphy and archaeology -- 4.1 Water and fertility cults -- 4.2 Male cults -- 4.3 Mefitis in the sanctuary of Rossano di Vaglio: the epigraphic evidence -- 4.3.1 The etymology of Mefitis -- 4.3.2 Mefitis's epithets -- 4.3.3 Mefitis and other deities -- 4.4 The cult of Mefitis at Rossano di Vaglio: a cross-reading of written and archaeological sources -- 5 Lucania and the rise of Roman power -- 5.1 From Leukania to Regio III -- 5.2 Territorial and administrative change -- 5.2.1 The new political and institutional organization.

5.2.2 Ruralization and the disappearance of the hilltop settlements -- 5.3 Social transformations and the vanishing of the "intermediate groups" -- 5.4 Contraction and continuity in Lucania during the Late Republican age -- 6 Lucanian cult places during the Late Republican age -- 6.1 The Late Republican age: change and continuity in Lucanian cult places -- 6.2 Political and social context -- 6.3 The Late Republican phases of the sanctuary of Rossano di Vaglio -- 6.3.1 Restoration phases: a reconstruction -- 6.3.2 Votive material -- 6.3.3 Rossano di Vaglio in the wider context of the "Italic Hellenism" -- 6.3.4 The management of the sanctuary during the last two centuries BC -- 6.4 The role of the Lucanian sanctuaries in the post-Hannibalic age -- 7 Conclusions -- Appendix: catalogue of Lucanian cult places -- Bibliography -- Index.

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<p>Ilaria Battiloro is Associate Professor of Classics at Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada. She is a Classical archaeologist whose research mostly focuses on the sacred architecture and ritual practices of pre-Roman Italy. </p>

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