RoAG-9-16 - New Beginnings: Sanctuaries and Hero Cult...

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New Beginnings: Sanctuaries and Hero Cult Development of Sanctuaries o Formalized Sacred Space; 8 th Century B.C. o The sanctuaries are separated from the secular world unlike in earlier periods when they were parts of palaces. Evidence of Sanctuaries o Cut-Off Space (Defined Area) o Altar Can be used for animal sacrifice or libations.Drer o Temple – houses the cult statue o Offerings – votives Dreros on Crete o Hearth-altar Temple Built at the end of the 8 th Century B.C. They are also used as community centers. They have a hearth in the center for cooking as well. o Bronze Statues (ca. 700) Cult statues found that are believed to be Apollo, Artemis, and Leto. Temple of Apollo Daphnephoros o Eretia, Euboia (Middle of the 8 th Century) Temple Models o Argive Haraion They were more squared and had porches. o Perachora They were more rounded and resembled the Megaron. They also had porches.
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