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Smell, Taste, Colours and Gender in Modern and Ancient Greek Healing Rituals

Evy Johanne Håland

Summary : The article presents a new method to the study of antiquity: ethnographic fieldwork combined with studies of ancient sources. Of especial focus are topics related to modern and ancient healing rituals, such as the importance of smell, taste and colours in relation to gender and healing in modern and ancient Greece. Healing rituals are generally connected with the domestic sphere, where women are the dominant power. Therefore, the article presents the “female sphere” from a female perspective in order to deconstruct the ancient male-authored sources, which present persistent male views about women and their magic healing rituals.      ...

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