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Baumbach, M (2008). An Egyptian priest at Delphi: Calasisis as theios aner in Heliodorus' Aethiopica. In: Dignas, B; Trampedach, K. Practitioners of the divine. Greek priests and religious officials from Homer to Heliodorus. Cambridge Mass.: Harvard University Press, 167-183.

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Der Artikel untersucht die Rolle der Priesterfigur des Kalasiris mit Blick auf den Erwartungshorizont der kaiserzeitlichen Romanleser an eine religiöse Heldenfigur und vor dem Hintergrund der griechischen Romantradition. Dabei wird das Konzept des theios aner („göttlichen Mannes“)auf sein synkretistisches Potential befragt sowie als Identifikationsangebot an den gebildeten Leser der Zweiten Sophistik gedeutet.


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Item Type:Book Section, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Department of Greek and Latin Philology
Dewey Decimal Classification:470 Latin & Italic languages
480 Classical & modern Greek languages
Deposited On:07 Oct 2008 12:15
Last Modified:04 Apr 2012 12:18
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Official URL:http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/DIGPRA.html

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