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Appendix Four Inventories of Aiginetan Sanctuaries

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This appendix of the book A Local History of Greek Polytheism: Gods, People, and the Land of Aigina, 800-400 BCE presents inventories of two Aiginetan sanctuaries including Mnia and Auzesia, and Aphaia in Greek text. The inventories include translation, letterforms, dialect, style of writing, organization of the list, and clusters within spatial groups. The book presents a synchronic analysis of Aiginetan system of cults. It traces the historical development of Aiginetan religious structures. The book deploys a contextual perspective and reviews regional and panhellenic religious interactions. It provides resource on the Aiginetan deities, local cults, and the religious practices of Aiginetans in the Archaic and Classical periods.

Keywords: Aiginetan deities; Aphaia; Archaic period; Auzesia; Greek polytheism; Mnia; panhellenic religious interactions



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