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Religions 2011, 2(4), 729-743; doi:10.3390/rel2040729
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Women’s Voice and Religious Utterances in Ancient Greece

University of Calabria (Rende, CS), via G. Salvadori, 41, 00135, Rome, Italy
Received: 16 September 2011 / Revised: 7 December 2011 / Accepted: 16 December 2011 / Published: 20 December 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Women and Religious Authority)
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Abstract

This paper tackles the issue of women and religion through a particular looking glass: religious utterances such as curses, supplication, and prayer, as reflected in some passages from ancient Greek epic and tragedy—pivotal literary genres in the ideological discourse of the Greek polis.
Keywords: ancient Greece; religion; women; cult; prayer; supplication; sacrifice ancient Greece; religion; women; cult; prayer; supplication; sacrifice
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Giordano, M. Women’s Voice and Religious Utterances in Ancient Greece. Religions 2011, 2, 729-743.

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