5 - 12/5 Temenos Objects dedicated to their gods Objects...

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12/5 Temenos Objects dedicated to their gods Objects that you paid someone else to make Thousands found, so popular thing to do Funerary Inscriptions Set up by relatives of the deceased In some cases looks like the deceased wanted certain things to be written on them Example- epitaph for a teacher- states occupation- “taught for 50 years”- huge amount of time, has reached the land of the pious Hermes and Hecate had made him stewart of the mysteries due to his belief This is a real testament to the belief Sceptic- there is no boat to Hades, no Cerberus ‘Bones ashes and nothing else’ joking, may be philosophical- clear statement that this guy doesn’t believe thinks when you’re dead you’re dead It’s not the case that this guy didn’t worship- everyone participated not to be the weak link Religious Regulations- don’t do it when you feel like it- do it during allotted times Don’t stick out Women at festival of Demeter- no gold jewelry, no make up, no girls who play flute If someone breaks regulation, sanctuary must be purified
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