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ThesCRA, Volume I

  • Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum (ThesCRA)is a major multivolume reference on all known aspects of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman cults and rituals. Providing both a sweeping overview and in-depth investigation, ThesCRA covers the period from Homeric times (1000 BCE) to late Roman times (CE 400).

    A definitive work on the topic, ThesCRA is the culmination of many years of research by scholars from across the United States and Europe and throughout the Mediterranean world. Each of their texts―either in English, French, German, or Italian―is followed by a catalogue entry listing the epigraphical and literary sources cited and referencing ancient iconographical documents related to the topic. Many of these iconographical items are depicted either in line drawings in the texts or in the plate sections of each volume.

    Volumes are arranged thematically. Volume I discusses processions, sacrifices, libations, fumigations, and dedications.

    ThesCRA was developed by the eminent group of scholars who published the eight double-volumes of LIMC (Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae). Among the many contributors to the ThesCRA volumes are Sir John Boardman, Walter Burkert, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Fritz Graf, Antoine Hermary, Tonio Hölscher, Vassilis Lambrinoudakis, John Scheid, Erika Simon, Mario Torelli, and Marion True.

    “A ‘must’ for any university library.”
    Ancient & East


    640 pages
    7 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches
    556 b/w photographs
    40 drawings
    ISBN 978-0-89236-788-7

    Getty Publications
    Imprint: J. Paul Getty Museum