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By Renate Schlesier

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inside glossy frameworks of data and illustration, Dionysos frequently seems to be unusual for historical tradition, an exception in the context of historical polytheism, or perhaps an example of a distinction that anticipates modernism. How can fresh learn give a contribution to a extra distinct realizing of the varied changes of the traditional god, from Greek antiquity to the Roman Empire? during this quantity, that is the results of a world convention held in March 2009 on the Pergamon Museum Berlin, students from all branches of classical reports, together with historical past of scholarship, reflect on this query. as a result, this results in a brand new glance on vase work, sanctuaries, rituals and religious-political associations like theatre, and contains new readings of the texts of historic poets, historians and philosophers, in addition to of papyri and inscriptions. it's the variety of assets or tools and the problem of former perspectives that's the power of this quantity, delivering a finished, leading edge and richly faceted account of the “different” god in an unparalleled way.

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Inside of smooth frameworks of data and illustration, Dionysos frequently seems to be peculiar for historical tradition, an exception in the context of historical polytheism, or maybe an example of a distinction that anticipates modernism. How can fresh learn give a contribution to a extra specific figuring out of the various differences of the traditional god, from Greek antiquity to the Roman Empire?

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