Effigies Dei

Effigies Dei

Essays on the History of Religions van der Plas. "EFFIGIES DEI' IN ANCIENT GREECE: POSEIDON Jan N. Bremmer For reasons still unexplained, the Greeks dropped the Indo-European word for "god", ...

Author: van der Plas

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004378742

Category: Religion

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W rzburger Jahrb cher f r die Altertumswissenschaft

W  rzburger Jahrb  cher f  r die Altertumswissenschaft

Das führt zu der Annahme, das Beziehungswort für beide Adjektive, mindestens aber für marinas, in einem vorhergehenden, nicht mehr erhaltenen Verse suchen zu sollen und aus dem Sinne sowie nach dem verrianischen Wortlaut effigies laneas ...

Author: Josef Martin

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ISBN: UOM:39015005575819

Category: Classical antiquities

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Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible

Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible

60 CE ) . the real Helen from Egypt at the end of IV . Bibliography seven years ' wandering is owed to Stesi- J. BREMMER , ' Effigies Dei ' in Ancient choros : in his Palinode he built this elabor- Greece : Poseidon , Effigies Dei .

Author: Karel van der Toorn

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 0802824919

Category: Religion

Page: 960

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The Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (DDD) is the single major reference work on the gods, angels, demons, spirits, and semidivine heroes whose names occur in the biblical books. Book jacket.
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Calvin s Doctrine of the Knowledge of God

Calvin   s Doctrine of the Knowledge of God

8 These certae notae consist in the beauty , skilful arrangement and usefulness of the creation , which Calvin calls the image of God , or a mirror in which God is to be seen , or the effigies Dei . While the three terms are not ...

Author: T. H. L. Parker

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781725235816

Category: Religion

Page: 138

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Alternative Voices

Alternative Voices

Delmaire., R. (Hg.), Les lois religieuses des empereurs Romains de Constantin a The'odose II (312 —438), Sources chrétiennes 497 (Paris: Ed. Du Cerf, 2005). van Ouwerkerk, C.A.]. , ,,,Effigies Dei' and the Religious Imagination: A ...

Author: Afe Adogame

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 9783525540176

Category: Religion

Page: 347

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Religion as an ever-contested and dynamic process.
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Latin Literature

Latin Literature

Zu pendentis dei möchte ich auf das scholion aufmerksam machen de aëre pendentis . WEIDNER erklärt „ pendentis , weil er am Helm ... Die effigies ist kunstlos , nuda ; ob deshalb Mars nackt dargestellt ist , ist eine andere Frage .

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ISBN: UOM:39015080335774

Category: Latin language

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From Idols to Icons

From Idols to Icons

“The Human Icon: Gregory of Nazianzus on Being an Imago Dei.” Scottish Journal of Theology 72 (2019): ... In Effigies Dei: Essays on the History of Religions, edited by Dirk van der Plas, 156–70. Leiden: Brill, 1987. van Tongeren, ...

Author: Robin M. Jensen

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520345423

Category: Art, Early Christian

Page: 252

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Even the briefest glance at an art museum's holdings or an introductory history textbook demonstrates the profound influence of Christian images and art. From Idols to Icons tells the fascinating history of the dramatic shift in Christian attitudes toward sacred images from the third through the early seventh century. From attacks on the cult images of polytheism to the emergence of Christian narrative iconography to the appearance of portrait-type representations of holy figures, this book examines the primary theological critiques and defenses of holy images in light of the surviving material evidence for early Christian visual art. Against the previous assumption that fourth- and fifth-century Christians simply forgot or ignored their predecessors' censure and reverted to more alluring pagan practices, Robin M. Jensen contends that each stage of this profound change was uniquely Christian. Through a careful consideration of the cults of saints' remains, devotional portraits, and pilgrimages to sacred sites, Jensen shows how the Christian devotion to holy images came to be rooted in their evolving conviction that the divine was accessible in and through visible objects.
Categories: Art, Early Christian

Death and the Maiden Routledge Revivals

Death and the Maiden  Routledge Revivals

------(1987b) '“Effigies Dei” in Ancient Greece: Poseidon', D. van der Plas (ed.), Effigies Dei: Essays on the History of Religions (Studies in the History of Religions: Numen, Suppl. LI), Leiden, 35-41.

Author: Ken Dowden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317745464

Category: History

Page: 258

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A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins – slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden, first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and offers a comprehensive theory firmly grounded in an ubiquitous ritual: pubescent girls’ rites of passage. By means of comparative anthropology, it is argued that many local ceremonies are echoed throughout the whole range of myths, both famous and obscure. Further, Professor Dowden examines boys’ rites, as well as the renewal of entire communities at regular intervals. The first full-length work in English devoted to passage-rites in Greek myth, Death and the Maiden is an important contribution to the exciting developments in the study of the interrelation between myth and ritual: from it an innovative view on the origination of many Greek myths emerges.
Categories: History

Religious Deviance in the Roman World

Religious Deviance in the Roman World

“Rituale funerario ed elementi di articolazione sociale a Capua in etá orientalizzante. ... Rome, Pisa: Istituto di Studi Etruschi. 121–9. ... “'Effigies Dei' and the Religious Imagination: A Psychological Perspective.

Author: Jörg Rüpke

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316684054

Category: History

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Religious individuality is not restricted to modernity. This book offers a new reading of the ancient sources in order to find indications for the spectrum of religious practices and intensified forms of such practices only occasionally denounced as 'superstition'. Authors from Cicero in the first century BC to the law codes of the fourth century AD share the assumption that authentic and binding communication between individuals and gods is possible and widespread, even if problematic in the case of divination or the confrontation with images of the divine. A change in practices and assumptions throughout the imperial period becomes visible. It might be characterised as 'individualisation' and informed the Roman law of religions. The basic constellation - to give freedom of religion and to regulate religion at the same time - resonates even into modern bodies of law and is important for juridical conflicts today.
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Gods of Ancient Greece

Gods of Ancient Greece

127–8; Bremmer, '“Effigies Dei” in ancient Greece: Poseidon', in D. v. d. Plas (ed.), Effigies Dei: Essays on the History of Religions (Leiden: Brill, 1987), pp. 35–41. 92 See the exemplary investigation of J.-P. Vernant and M. Detienne ...

Author: Jan N. Bremmer

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 9780748642892

Category: Religion

Page: 552

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This collection offers a fresh look at the nature and development of the Greek gods in the period from Homer until Late Antiquity The Greek gods are still very much present in modern consciousness. Although Apollo and Dionysos, Artemis and Aphrodite, Zeus and Hermes are household names, it is much less clear what these divinities meant and stood for in ancient Greece. In fact, they have been very much neglected in modern scholarship. Bremmer and Erskine bring together a team of international scholars with the aim of remedying this situation and generating new approaches to the nature and development of the Greek gods in the period from Homer until Late Antiquity. The Gods of Ancient Greece looks at individual gods, but also asks to what extent cult, myth and literary genre determine the nature of a divinity and presents a synchronic and diachronic view of the gods as they functioned in Greek culture until the triumph of Christianity.
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