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Unpublished Paper
Greek and pre-Greek Oath : The Importance of Styx
  • Marianina Demetri Olcott, San Jose State University

This paper seeks to prove that in pre-Greek oaths and truth-tests , liturgy associated with this religious stratum did not have libations as the primary ritual feature. Rather, from an examination of a variety of textual sources we uncover evidence not only that Styx and Demeter are aspects of the same pre- Greek female deity but also that pre-Greek oaths may have been associated with certain stones rather than merely libations.

  • Greek oath; the goddess Styx; site of Styx; aaaatos
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Marianina Demetri Olcott. "Greek and pre-Greek Oath : The Importance of Styx" (2009)
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