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The Roman festival of the Lupercalia : history, myth, ritual and its Indo-European heritage

Abstract:

The Roman festival of the Lupercalia is one of the most discussed issues in the field of pre-Christian Roman religion. Hardly a year goes by without an article on the subject appearing in a major Classics journal. But the festival presents a range of issues that individual articles cannot address. This thesis is an attempt to present a modern analysis of the phenomenon of the Lupercalia as a whole, including literary, archaeological and historical evidence on the subject.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
Merton College
Role:
Author

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Role:
Supervisor
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Vukovic, K
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Funding agency for:
Vukovic, K
Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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