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Sarapis Under the Early Ptolemies (Etudes Preliminaires Aux Religions Orientales Dans L"empire Romain)

John E. Stambaugh

Sarapis Under the Early Ptolemies (Etudes Preliminaires Aux Religions Orientales Dans L"empire Romain)

by John E. Stambaugh

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Published by Brill Academic Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12798134M
    ISBN 109004034730
    ISBN 109789004034730

    Serapis (Σέραπις, Attic/Ionian Greek) or Sarapis (Σάραπις, Doric Greek) is a Graeco-Egyptian god. The Cult of Serapis was introduced during the 3rd century BC on the orders of Ptolemy I of Egypt as a means to unify the Greeks and Egyptians in his realm. The god was depicted as Greek in appearance, but with Egyptian trappings, and combined iconography from a great many . Abstract. This thin gold lamella was discovered around in a crypt located at Vigna Codini (southern Rome). It was found in the mouth of a skull inside of a terracotta urn (Jordan ). According to Father Secchi, who reported the find from the excavator Gaetano Canestrelli, one of a number of columbaria (no. 3) excavated near the tomb of the Scipios in , , and Author: Roy Kotansky.

    At the turn of the 20th century the subject of an origin of the god Sarapis raised a vivid discussion among scholars. The figure of the god Sarapis had suddenly emerged in a cultural context of hellenistic Egypt and until 4th century BC had not played a part in any known myth. In the 4th century BC there were documented only few : Tomáš Glomb. Sarapis Under the Early Ptolemies (Leiden ) For therapeutai in the cult of Sarapis, see Ladislav Vidman, Isis und Sarapis bei den Griechen und Romern (Berlin ) ; in the cult of Asclepius, 47K,23 and 48K, On Aristides' relation to Sarapis, see his Hymn to Sarapis (45K) and L. Vidman.

    John E. Stambaugh, Sarapis Under the Early Ptolemies (Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, volume 25) (Leiden, E.J. Brill, ); Sarolta A. Takács, Isis and Sarapis in the Roman World (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, volume ) (Leiden, New York, Köln, E.J. Brill, );. Serapis, also spelled Sarapis, Greco-Egyptian deity of the Sun first encountered at Memphis, where his cult was celebrated in association with that of the sacred Egyptian bull Apis (who was called Osorapis when deceased). He was thus originally a god of the underworld but was reintroduced as a new deity with many Hellenic aspects by Ptolemy I Soter (reigned – .


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Sarapis under the early Ptolemies Volume 25 of Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, Maarten Jozef Vermaseren: Author: John E. Stambaugh: Publisher: E. Brill, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: Subjects: Serapis Serapis (Egyptian deity) Export Citation.

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Sarapis under the Early Ptolemies Series: Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, Volume: 25Released on: Janu   There is a chapter on 'Sarapis and Osiris', but this is the least satisfactory in the book, dwelling much as it does on the outmoded theory that Osiris was in origin a mortal king.

On the other hand, the book succeeds in upholding the possibility that the Hellenized form 'Sarapis' originated in the later part of Alexander's life. Sarapis under the Early Ptolemies Series: Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, Volume: 25Author: John Stambaugh.

Sarapis under the Early Ptolemies Series: Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, Volume: Sarapis under the Early Ptolemies Series: Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, Volume: 25Author: John Stambaugh.

1 In Ptolemaic Egypt, two types of private dedications evolved, relating rulers, subjects and gods, most frequently, Sarapis and Isis. 1 They were formed in two ways: the offering was made either to Sarapis and Isis (dative) for the Ptolemaic kings (ὑπέρ + genitive) — hereafter, these will be called the hyper-formula dedications 2 — or Author: Eleni Fassa.

John E. Stambaugh, Sarapis under the early Ptolemies (Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, 25), By D Lehmann Publisher: PERSÉE - ENS de Lyon, Université de Lyon & CNRSAuthor: D Lehmann.

J.E. STAMBAUGH, SERAPIS UNDER THE EARLY PTOLEMIES, LEIDEN, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stambaugh, John E. Sarapis under the early Ptolemies. Leiden, E.J. Brill, (OCoLC) Named Person. Serapis (also called Sarapis) was a deity invented by the Ptolemies, and was meant to bridge the gap between their Egyptian and Greek subjects.

The Ptolemies were one of the successors of Alexander the Great, and ruled over Egypt until it was conquered by the Romans in 30 : Dhwty.

Annotated Bibliography. Stambaugh, John E. Sarapis under the Early Ptolemies. Leiden: Brill, Lucid account of the origin and early history of the cult of Sarapis. Additional Physical Format: Sarapis under the early Ptolemies / John E.

Stambaugh Leiden: Brill, 20XX. (@Religions in the Graeco-Roman World Online). A History of the Ptolemaic Empire. This compelling narrative provides the only comprehensive guide in English to the rise and decline of Ptolemaic rule in Egypt over three centuries - from the death of Alexander in BC to the tragic deaths of Antony and Cleopatra in 30 BC.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Stambaugh, John E. Sarapis under the early Ptolemies. Leiden, E.J. Brill,   In the early days of Christianity it was not uncommon for worshippers of Christ to also be worshippers of Serapis. 5 As a fictional god, created by Ptolemy I, Serapis accomplished its goals of unifying Greeks and Egyptians under one religious icon.

Later Ptolemy rulers would actually consider themselves as gods. Memphis Under the Ptolemies is one of the greatest studies of an ancient city and a true testament to one of the finest scholars of the Hellenistic world.".

Manning, Yale : Paperback. Memphis Under the Ptolemies is one of the greatest studies of an ancient city and a true testament to one of the finest scholars of the Hellenistic world.".

--J. Manning, Yale by: The cult of Serapis had originated from the Greco-Egyptian priesthood under the Ptolemies, and the testimony of Pausanias says the temples of Serapis were the most famous at Alexandria, and the most ancient at Memphis. The Ancient Egyptians had primarily used animals or half human /animal hybrids to represent their Gods.

John Ε. Stambaugh, Serapis under the Early Ptolemies, E. J. Brill, Leiden,pp. xii,3 plates. Stambaugh's purpose is to discover Sarapis' role under the first four Ptolemies and reasons for the god's broader appeal in the Greco Roman world.

The work is not a rdsume of the cult's historical aspects but an attempt to assess its theology. The Ptolemies came to rule Egypt after the arrival of Alexander the Great (– BCE) in BCE.

At the time, the end of the Third Intermediate Period, Egypt had been ruled as a Persian satrapy for a decade—indeed that was the case in Egypt off and on since the 6th century BCE.

Alexander had just conquered Persia, and when he arrived in Egypt, he had .Sarapis under the early Ptolemies by John E Stambaugh (Book) The Delian aretalogy of Sarapis by Helmut Engelmann (Book) Isis and Sarapis in the Roman world by Sarolta A Takács (Book).