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The sacred and civil calendar of the Athenian year / Jon D. Mikalson.

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Subject: Calendar, Greek.
Athens (Greece) > History > Chronology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781400870325
  • ISBN: 1400870321
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (241 pages) : illustrations, tables
  • Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1975.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations.
Summary: From epigraphical, archaeological, and literary evidence Jon D. Mikalson has here assembled all relevant data concerning the dates of Athenian festivals, religious ceremonies, and legislative assemblies. This information has been used to revise and update our knowledge of the calendar as it reflects Athenian life. The facts and conclusions that emerge from the author's analysis correct some earlier assumptions. He brings to light new information concerning the meeting days of the Athenian Assembly and the Council, and establishes the days of the monthly festivals. Annual festivals are eithe.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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