Stephane Caneva

The Materiality of Hellenistic Ruler Cults


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Edité par Stephane Caneva
Editeur PULg - Presses de l'Université de Liège
Diffuseur Association de Boccard

Studies in the cultic honours for Hellenistic leaders and benefactors mainly focus on the ideological and diplomatic features of the phenomenon. Conversely, the papers collected in this volume aim to shift the focus to its material and practical aspects: media, ritual action and space, agency, administration and funding. Specialists in Hellenistic history, epigraphy, papyrology, numismatics, and archaeology provide fresh reassessments of a variety of documentary dossiers concerning both insti ...