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Thanos Zartaloudis

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781474442008

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.001.0001

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The Nomos of Feasts and ‘Sacrifices’

The Nomos of Feasts and ‘Sacrifices’

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(p.3) One The Nomos of Feasts and ‘Sacrifices’
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The Birth of Nomos
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Thanos Zartaloudis

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.003.0001

This chapter examines the Homeric uses of the verbs at the root of the word nomos that indicate, in varied ways, the act of distribution-sharing in the varied contexts of feasts and so-called sacrifices and related rituals.

Keywords:   Homer, Protagoras, ritual, feasts, sacrifices, nemō, distribution, sharing, food, wine, commensality

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