Publisher: LIT Verlag (September 19, 2008)
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the most thrust of the contributions during this quantity run counter to the concept of a universally appropriate concept of sacrifice, and really geared toward investigating adjustments in sacrificial practices from cross-cultural and transhistorical views. Exploring a large spectrum of texts, case experiences and social practices from Greco-Roman antiquity in addition to the traditional close to East and Egypt to the trendy center East, the Indian subcontinent and Indonesia diverging cultural perceptions and definitions of the subject "sacrifice" are tested and thereby new insights into the approaches of amendment and transformation of sacrificial rituals are received.