Cook, Arthur B.
Zeus: a study in ancient religion (Band 1): Zeus god of the bright sky — Cambridge, 1914

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Animals sacrificed to Zeus

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xxii. Animals sacrificed to Zeus.

'Down to the close of Greek religion,' says Dr Farnell1, 'the
animal-sacrifices were the chief part- of the ritual of Zeus.'- And

Syll. inscr. Gr.2 no. 620 a 6 f., Michel Recueil d''Inscr. gr. no. 824 i 6 f.); and later a
bull was paraded by the epheboi and sacrificed to Dionysos {Corp. inscr. Att. ii. 1 no. 469,
131". 110/9? B.C. ; ib. no. 467, 16f. = Dittenberger Syll. inscr. Gr.2 no. 521, 16 f. = Michel
Recueil d'Inscr. gr. no. 610, 16 f. 100/99 B.C. ; Corp. inscr. Att. ii. 1 no. 468, 10 f.
94/3 B-C).

1 Farnell Cults of Gk. States i. 101.
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