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Aegean/Minoan/Mycenaean Religions
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I. In the Context of the East – II. Historical and Regional Differentiation – III. Religion and Cults

I. In the Context of the East

All around the Aegean in the 2nd millennium bce cultures emerged with an orientation toward the East, borrowing eastern systems, such as the economic, military, high-societal, religious centrality of cities with sophisticated palaces, the archive system with clay tablets and t…

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Auffarth, Christoph, “Aegean/Minoan/Mycenaean Religions”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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