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Dayna S. Kalleres

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780520276475

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520276475.001.0001

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A City of Religious Pluralism and Spiritual Ambiguity

A City of Religious Pluralism and Spiritual Ambiguity

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(p.25) 1 A City of Religious Pluralism and Spiritual Ambiguity
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City of Demons
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Dayna S. Kalleres

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520276475.003.0001

This chapter provides a tour of the ritual practices in Antioch and Daphne and the spiritual orders they create. Beginning with the marketplace as a location of competitive magic and moving throughout Antioch and Daphne, considering a wide array of places, monuments, and objects: everything from the Kalends festival to healing practices, divinatory dreams to martyr cult. The underlying premise guiding the tour is not only the abundance in spiritual forces but the ambiguity fostering a tug and pull between community religion (Christianity, Judaism, and the remainder of Greco-Roman cult) and individual ritual practice (such as divination, curse texts, and protective spells).

Keywords:   Antioch, apotropaia, demons, cult, Libanius, magic

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