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altars

Frederick Norman Pryce, John Boardman, Antony J. S. Spawforth and Jerzy Linderski

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Third edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780198606413
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199567386
altars

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Indispensable adjunct of sacrifice in ancient religion.

Greek

The chief type was the raised bōmos (βωμός) on which a wood

Reference Entry.  395 words. 

Subjects: Classical Studies

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