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The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity

by Stephanie Lynn Budin

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Literary Collections / Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Historiography,
  • Prostitution,
  • Religious aspects,
  • To 1500,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10438340M
    ISBN 100521880904
    ISBN 109780521880909

    SACRED PROSTITUTION Budín (S.L.) The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity. Pp. xiv + , ills. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Cased, £50, US$ ISBN: doi: 1 0. 1 0 1 7/SX 1 B.'s 'Sacred Prostitution in the First Person' in Prostitutes and Courtesans in the. Budin, S, The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity, Cambridge University Press, Beard, M. and Henderson, J., "With This Body I Thee Worship": Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity, in Gender and the Body in the Ancient Mediterranean, ed. M. Wyke, 56–79,

    Get this from a library! The myth of sacred prostitution in antiquity. [Stephanie Lynn Budin] -- Introduction -- The ancient Near Eastern data -- The so-called "evidence"--Herodotos -- Mylitta and Mulissu -- In the footsteps of Herodotos: Lucian and "Jeremiah"--Pindar fragment -- Strabo. Book Title: The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity Author: Stephanie Budin Publisher: Release Date: Pages: ISBN: UOM Available Language: .

    This book shows that sacred prostitution did not exist in the ancient world. Whereas many scholars believe that ancient people prostituted themselves for religion, this is simply not the case. This book re-examines texts arguing for the existence of sacred prostitution and disproves these theories. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity by Stephanie Lynn Budin (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .


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Furthermore, contrary to many current hypotheses, the creation of the myth of sacred prostitution has nothing to do with notions of accusation or the construction of a decadent, Oriental "Other." Instead, the myth has come into being as a result of more than 2, years of misinterpretations, false assumptions, and faulty by:   Contrary to many current hypotheses, the creation of the myth of sacred prostitution has nothing to do with notions of accusation or the construction of a decadent, Oriental 'Other'.

Instead, the myth has come into being as a result of more than 2, years of misinterpretations, false assumptions, and faulty methodology.3/5(3). The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

In this study, Stephanie Budin demonstrates t /5. Get this from a library. The myth of sacred prostitution in antiquity. [Stephanie Lynn Budin] -- "In this study, Stephanie Lynn Budin demonstrates that sacred prostitution, the sale of a person's body for sex in which some or all of the money earned was devoted to a deity or a temple, did not.

In this study, Stephanie Budin demonstrates that sacred prostitution, the sale of a person's body for sex in which some or all of the money earned was devoted to a deity or a temple, did not exist in the ancient world.

Reconsidering the evidence from the ancient Near East, the Greco-Roman texts, and the Early Christian authors, Budin shows that the majority of sources that have traditionally. Buy The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity 1 by Budin, Stephanie Lynn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity book delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity Stephanie Lynn Budin In this study, Stephanie Budin demonstrates that sacred prostitution, the sale of a person's body for sex in which some or all of the money earned was devoted to a deity or a temple, did not exist in the ancient world.

In her book, Stephanie Budin sets about proving the non-existence of sacred prostitution in antiquity by clearly and succinctly stating her thesis in the first sentence of the introduction: ‘Sacred prostitution never existed in the ancient Near East or Mediterranean’ (p.

In a contribution to the Blackwell Companion to Greek Religion edited in by Daniel Ogden, I complained that the question of “sacred prostitution” was still hindering studies on “the religion of women” in ancient Greece, such as was the case in Matthew Dillon’s book on the subject.

The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity 1st edition by Budin, Stephanie Lynn () Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity 1st edition by Budin, Stephanie Lynn () Paperback3/5(3). Stephanie Budin, The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity (Cambridge: CUP, Kiara Beaulieu, Brock University Stephanie Budin's book The Myth of Sacred Prostitution follows her well‐argued and researched article “Sacred Prostitution in the First Person,” in Prostitutes and.

Budin finds no sacred prostitution recorded in Mesopotamian cultures. She tracks down the main mistranslations & repetitions of the story & refutes their premises.

I wanted the book for the Mesopotamian & Biblical material, & have not followed the Greek, Roman & early Church parts, though I cannot think they'd be any less useful in studying the 3/5. Buy the Hardcover Book The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity by Stephanie Lynn Budin atCanada's largest bookstore.

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Dillon. The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity Budin, Stephanie Lynn Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. xi + $ Description: Stephanie Budin demonstrates that sacred prostitution, the sale of a person’s body for sex in which some or all of the money earned was devoted to a deity or a temple, did not exist in the ancient world.

The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity. New York: Cam-bridge University Press, xi pp. $ (cloth). In The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity, Stephanie Budin gives her thesis simply and directly: “Sacred prostitution never existed in the Ancient Near East or Mediterranean” (1).

The Myth Of Sacred Prostitution In Antiquity - Stephanie Lynn Budin DOWNLOAD HERE. Stephanie Budin demonstrates that sacred prostitution, the sale of a person's body for sex in which some or all. Furthermore, contrary to many current hypotheses, the creation of the myth of sacred prostitution has nothing to do with notions of accusation or the construction of a decadent, Oriental “Other.” Instead, the myth has come into being as a result of more than 2, years of misinterpretations, false assumptions, and faulty : $.

In her book The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity, Stephanie Budin clearly states that “[t]here were no sacred prostitutes in the ancient Near East”. However, she brushes vaguely over the ištaritu stating that they are now “only marginally considered to relate to sacred prostitution” without offering a fully rounded explanation.In her book The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity, Stephanie Budin clearly states that “[t]here were no sacred prostitutes in the ancient Near East”.

13 However, she brushes vaguely.Thus, sacred prostitution, or providing sexual acts to strangers as a religious act or in exchange for a donation to a religious organization, has had very limited acceptance and much more condemnation.

Where we have record of sacred prostitution, it has occurred in association with the older pagan fertility goddesses of the ancient Near East.