Eleusis and Athens

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Author  Maureen B. Cavanaugh
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   May 1, 1996
ISBN  0788500325
Pages  272

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Eleusis and Athens offers a new text and detailed commentary on two account-inventories for a major panhellenic sanctuary (Demeter) during the final decade of the fifth century BC. In addition to the publication of inscriptions, the accompanying commentary provides a wide array of information regarding the daily operations of a religious sanctuary and argues for a re-dating of the First-Fruits decree and the Epistatai decree to the 430s.

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