By Maria-Zoe Petropoulou
cultic code from the robust culture of animal sacrifice used to be a gradual and hard one. Petropoulou locations certain emphasis at the undeniable fact that Christians gave thoroughly new meanings to the time period `sacrifice'. She additionally explores the query why, if animal sacrifice was once of best value in the
eastern Mediterranean at the moment, Christians should still eventually have rejected it.
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Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200 (Oxford Classical Monographs) by Maria-Zoe Petropoulou