The Supreme Gods of the Bosporan Kingdom: Celestial Aphrodite and the Most High God

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This is the first systematic study of the cults of the Bosporan Kingdom, which existed in South Russia in the first centuries AD. The research is based on a variety of sources: archaeological evidence and inscriptions, largely unknown to the non-Russian readers, as well as historical and literary texts. The religion of the Bosporus is viewed in this monograph as a blend of Greek and indigenous Iranian traditions. Its first part is dedicated to the cult of Celestial Aphrodite. The second part examines the controversial cult ...

The Supreme Gods of the Bosporan Kingdom: Celestial Aphrodite and the Most High God 1998, Brill, Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789004112315

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