Theoroi and Initiates in Samothrace: The Epigraphical Evidence

by Nora M. Dimitrova

Hesperia Supplement 37
296 pp, 133 figs, 1 table
8.5" x 11"
Paper, ISBN: 978-0-87661-537-9
Publication Date: Nov 2008
Status: Active

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As one of the most famous religious centers in the Aegean, the island of Samothrace was visited by thousands of worshippers between the 7th century B.C. and the 4th century A.D. All known inscriptions listing or mentioning Samothracian initiates and theoroi (a total of 169 texts) are presented, including a number of previously unpublished fragments.

About the Author: Nora M. Dimitrova is a postdoctoral associate at Cornell University.