By Cynthia Kosso, Anne Scott
Those essays provide students, academics, and scholars a brand new foundation for discussing attitudes towards, and technological services pertaining to, water in antiquity throughout the early glossy interval, and so they research old water use and beliefs either diachronically and move domestically. subject matters contain gender roles and water utilization; attitudes, practices, and suggestions in baths and bathing; water and the formation of identification and coverage; historic and medieval water resources and assets; and non secular and literary water imagery. The authors describe how rules in regards to the nature and serve as of water created and formed social relationships, and the way faith, politics, and technology remodeled, and have been themselves remodeled by means of, the manipulation of, makes use of of, and disputes over water in everyday life, ceremonies, and literature. participants are Rabun Taylor, Sandra Lucore, Robert F. Sutton, Jr., Cynthia ok Kosso, Kevin Lawton, Evy Johanne Haland, Helene Cazes, Alexandra Cuffel, Mark Munn, Brenda Longfellow, Gretchen Meyers, Sara Saba, Scott John McDonough, Etienne Dunant, E. J. Owens, Mehmet Taşlıalan, Deborah Chatr Aryamontri, John Stephenson, Lin A. Ferrand, Paul Trio, Anne Scott, Misty Rae city, Ruth Stevenson, Charles Connell, Alyce Jordan, Ronald Cooley, and Irene Matthews.
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Gabrici’s hypothesis that the Neapolitan coinage indicates a local cult of Acheloös is dubious. 17 Roy M. Peterson, The Cults of Campania, Papers and Monographs of the American Academy in Rome 1 (Rome, 1919), pp. 174–81; Giovanni Pugliese Carratelli, “Sul culto della sirena nel golfo di Napoli,” La Parola del passato 7 (1952), 420–26; Francesco Sbordone, “La cultura 1: uno sguardo alle origini,” in Storia di Napoli, 1: Età classica, alto medioevo (Naples, 1967), pp. 511–20; Luisa Breglia Pulci Doria, “Le Sirene: il canto, la morte, la polis,” Annali di archeologia e storia antica 9 (1987), 86–93; Flavio Raviola, “La tradizione letteraria su Parthenope,” Hesperìa: Studi sulla grecità di occidente 1 (1990), 19–60.
42 rabun taylor And of course there is the cornucopia itself: a perfect embodiment of the binary nature of sacrifice, with its connotations of simultaneous loss and gain. Repeatedly, it is to this duality that we have returned—the strand of meaning that inheres most powerfully in water rapture at every bend in the river. ARCHIMEDES, THE NORTH BATHS AT MORGANTINA, AND EARLY DEVELOPMENTS IN VAULTED CONSTRUCTION Sandra K. C. The North Baths complex at Morgantina is presented briefly, before the vaulting from three rooms in these baths is discussed.
RIVER RAPTURES: CONTAINMENT AND CONTROL OF WATER IN GREEK AND ROMAN CONSTRUCTIONS OF IDENTITY1 Rabun Taylor Like all important natural phenomena, local waters in the GrecoRoman world were given individualized identities as nymphs or gods. This practice merged traditions of anthropomorphism with specific, localized properties. My study investigates two common types of water personalities in myth. First, there is the tendency of a water god—especially that of a river or spring—to be a reincarnation of a person who drowned in the water or died nearby.