Festivals in the Roman Province of Thrace (1st  3rd c. AD) (Dissertations, vol. 8)
Празници в римската провинция Тракия (I 
— III век) (Дисертации, т. 8)
Language: Bulgarian with an extended summary in English


Table of contents /summary/

1. Introduction

History of research

Territorial scope of the study

Chronological scope of the study

2. Festivals of the Thracian koinon

2.1. Alexandria Pythia

2.2. Other festivals of the Thracian koinon

3. Municipal festivals

3.1. Asklepieia

3.2. Pythian games in Serdica

3.3. Neokoria and festivals in the province of Thrace

3.3.1. Kendreiseia Pythia

3.3.2. Severeia and Aktia Pythia Philadelpheia

3.4. Antoneineia Sebasta

3.5. Severeia Nymphia

3.6. Sacred agones

3.7. Festivals and benefactors

3.8. Other evidence for festivals of the imperial cult

3.8.1. Sacrifices

3.8.2. Processions

3.8.3. Hymnodes

3.9. Gladiatorial games

3.9.1. Ritual of devotion on behalf of the emperor?

3.9.2. Epigraphic and iconographic evidence for gladiators

3.9.3 Venationes and homonoia

3.10. Celebration of homonoia

3.10.1. Numismatic evidence for homonoia

3.10.2. Epigraphic evidence for homonoia

4. Probable reconstruction of the agonistic calendar of the province of Thrace

5. Private vestivals

5.1. Rosaliae

5.2. Festivals of cult associations

6. Conclusions

Appendix I: Contests in the festival programmes of the province of Thrace

Athletic contests

Musical and dramatic contests

Age categories

Appendix II: Festivals as evidence for inter-city rivalry in the province of Thrace

Festilals in the Roman province of Thrace (1st  3rd c. AD) (summary)

Bibliography and abbreviations

Testimonia antique


Maps and tables


Празници в римската провинция Тракия (I – III век)

Publisher National institute of archaeology with museum (Bulgarian academy of sciences)
Language Bulgarian with an extended summary in English
Pages 524
Illustrations b/w figures, maps
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-954-9472-35-6
Creation date 2015
Size 21 x 29 cm

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