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Human Sacrifice and the Athenians January 29, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient
Human Sacrifice and the Athenians

  Human sacrifice does survive in literate cultures – the Aztecs, various medieval Indian states… But in Europe, at least, it melted away at about the time of the first extensive surviving texts. The result is that Greeks or Romans or Gaels or Germanic types rarely end up putting a knife into a sacrificial victim: […]