Human Development in Sacred Landscapes

Human Development in Sacred Landscapes

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a€œHoly Landscapea€ is a term frequently used to describe a multidimensional phenomenon. What this actually comprises is hard to define. Precisely this question is addressed in this volume. The a€œholy landscapea€ depends on peoplea€™s Weltanschauung and is influenced by their respective culture and ethos. It is not just a question of religious buildings and rituals, nor is a mere matter of explicating terms such as a€œpurea€ and a€œimpurea€, magic and myths; it is about an expressive space in which the a€œceremony and mood of rites and cultsa€ take place. The contributions also deal with the emergence and continuing development of the term a€œholy landscapea€ and the changing expressions of religious mood.While short information about the sites of provenience is generally provided in a brief form, an accurate account of the ... The description of one relief (Inventory- numbers: 89, 2823, 2826) states for example that a€œHermes Psychopomposa€ isanbsp;...


Title:Human Development in Sacred Landscapes
Author: Lutz Käppel, Vassiliki Pothou
Publisher:Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht - 2015-06-17
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