Some Jokes About the Underworld on Greek Vases as Evidence for Debates About the Afterlife
22 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2017
Date Written: May 1, 2006
My paper today is an attempt to use some painted vases as evidence for a relatively ill-documented area of Greek thought about the afterlife, namely, beliefs about punishments after death. The vases in question have in common a comic or parodic approach to these punishments.
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