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Instructions for the Netherworld: The Orphic Gold Tablets (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World)

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With an Iconographical Appendix by Ricardo Olmos and Illustrations by Sara Olmos

Orphic gold tables are key documents for the knowledge of rites and beliefs of Orphics, an atypical group that configured a highly original creed and that influenced powerfully over other Greek writers and thinkers. The recent discovery of some tablets has forced a noteworthy modification of so

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Hardcover, 1st edition Religions in the Graeco-Roman World [162], 380 pages
Published 2008 by Brill (first published 2001)
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