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By Marietta Horster

Pictures and inscriptions point out how monks and cult body of workers observed themselves and have been considered by way of others. Cultural documents like dedications, honorific statues and decrees are principal to knowing how the jobs of monks and priestesses have been developed in social and political phrases in post-classical Athens. The techniques during this learn are either old and archaeological, and elucidate the non secular services that the cult team of workers fulfilled for town, and their conception, by way of themselves and via others, as voters of the polis.

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Civic Priests: Cult Personnel in Athens from the Hellenistic Period to Late Antiquity

Photos and inscriptions point out how clergymen and cult group of workers observed themselves and have been considered through others. Cultural files like dedications, honorific statues and decrees are vital to realizing how the jobs of clergymen and priestesses have been built in social and political phrases in post-classical Athens.

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Er erfolgt nicht über die Familie, sondern w i r d bildlich artikuliert. Lakrateides zeigt dies allein schon durch die geschilderten retrospektiven Züge seines Porträts. H i n z u kommt bei i h m u n d bei dem Hierophanten der bereits erwähnte Umstand, dass beide Priester einen gemeinsamen Bildraum mit den geehrten Gottheiten nutzen. I n der Bildsprache der klassischen Weihreliefs war dies geläufig, auf späthellenistischen u n d besonders auf kaiserzeitlichen Reliefs hingegen ausgesprochen selten.

Die Kontur neben Kores linkem Bein kann also nur zu deren Gewand u n d nicht zu dem länglichen Gegenstand gehören. Vergleicht man diesen mit einem eindeutig als Szepter charakterisierten A t t r i b u t auf demselben Relief, nämlich dem Szepter Demeters, zeigen sich deutliche Unterschiede. Letzteres ist dünner u n d besitzt einen deutlich abgesetzten Knauf an der Spitze. Der Hierophant hält i n seiner Rechten demnach kein Szepter, sondern eher eine Fackel38. Seine linke H a n d umfasst einige Blätter bzw.

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