Practitioners of the Divine: Greek Priests and Religious Officials from Homer to Heliodorus
Introduction. What Is a Greek Priest? Albert Henrichs
Part I. Priests and Ritual
1. Priests as Ritual Experts in the Greek World, Angelos Chaniotis Part II. Variations of Priesthood
2. Priestly Personnel of the Ephesian Artemision: Anatolian, Persian, Greek, and Roman Aspects, Jan Bremmer 3. Professionals, Volunteers, and Amateurs: Serving the Gods kata ta patria, Susan Guettel Cole 4. Greek Priests of Sarapis? Beate Dignas 5. Priests—Dynasts—Kings: Temples and Secular Rule in Asia Minor, Ulrich Gotter Part III. Visual Representation
6. Images and Prestige of Cult Personnel in Athens between the Sixth and First Centuries BC, Ralf von den Hoff Part IV. Ideal Concepts and their Transformation
7. Philosopher and Priest: The Image of the Intellectual and the Social Practice of the Elites in the Eastern Roman Empire, Matthias Haake 8. An Egyptian Priest at Delphi: Calasiris as theios anēr in Heliodorus’ Aethiopica, Manuel Baumbach Part V. Manteis: Priests at All?
9. The Iamidae: A Mantic Family and Its Public Image, Michael Flower 10. Authority Disputed: The Seer in Homeric Epic, Kai Trampedach Epilogue. Practitioners of the Divine: A Task with Many Prospects Beate Dignas and Kai Trampedach Works Cited
To cite this work:
Dignas, Beate, and Kai Trampedach, eds. 2008. Practitioners of the Divine: Greek Priests and Religious Figures from Homer to Heliodorus. Hellenic Studies Series 30. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies.