Who cant experience them?
o Women who have just given birth or committed adultery.
o Blood and dirt are considered impure.
o Men who have recently killed someone in battle.
o People arent allowed to have sex in a sanctuary.
o It comes from the Latin word sanctus which means holy.
o It also came to mean a protected place.
o It means holy place.
o The boundary that separates the sanctuary space from the outside.
New Beginnings: Sanctuaries and Hero Cult
Development of Sanctuaries
o Formalized Sacred Space; 8th 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 (1190-1020) LHIIC Submycenaean
o (1020-900) Dark Ages
o (900-700) Geometric
o (700-600) Orientalizing
o Foreign Contacts
o Representational Art
o Alphabetic Writing
o Formalized Sacred Space
Dark Age: Greece
o No Written Lists
o Religion of Common People
o Variations in Religious Practices
What deities are more important than others?
o Places: No more palaces/places associated with palaces
o MH/LH I(1550-1500); Grave Circle B
o LM II (1450); Mycenaeans on Crete
o LM IIIA (1375); Cretan palaces destroyed
o LH IIIB (1250); Lion Gate
o LH III B-C (1200); destructions
o LHIIIC (1150); warrior krater
Cult Rooms at Mycena
o Examples include the ones from the Dark Age period such as
Agamemnon from epics such as the Iliad.
o Monument of the Eponymous Heroes
They were picked by the Delphic oracle as the hero of each
individual tribe in Athens.
o Some her
o To act piously
To be doing those pious things well
To not be behaving with right piety.
o Theous Sebasthai
To behave piously to the gods.
o Having performed the customary rites.
Religions of Ancient Greece
o A system of belief encompassing theology, sacred writings, myths,
personal faith, morality, and cult practice.
o The formal, external means of expressing religious reverence;
Terms up to Final: THIS LIST IS COMPLETE
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Foreign Gods, The Mother The Bendis The Bendis Comes from Thrace, seems like Ar temis, huntress characterisitics, another goddess t hat was incorporated into Greek life. T he Mother Central Greece, big lions, symbols, foreign, incorporated into Athens as
o During sacrifice/offering
o Including a reminder of sacrifice/offering
o Reminder of gifts or reminder of previously granted requests.
o Paian to Apollo
Delphi, 2nd Centur