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Esotericism at Persepolis – Really?

Corfù, Nicolas Assur. (2016) Esotericism at Persepolis – Really? In: Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Basel, 3. Wiesbaden, pp. 405-415.

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Abstract

In this paper, the proportions of the Persepolis terrace, Iran, are examined. The “Sectio Aurea” can be applied five times in one series on the ground-plan marking all important points of the built structures. The meaning of this is discussed in connection to Venus as a planet and as a goddess.
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Altertumswissenschaften > Fachbereich Vorderasiatische Altertumswissenschaft > Vorderorientalische Altertumswissenschaft (Jacobs)
UniBasel Contributors:Corfù, Nicolas Assur and Corfù, Nicolas Assur and Corfù, Nicolas Assur
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item, refereed
Conference or workshop item Subtype:Conference Paper
Publisher:Harrassowitz
ISBN:978-3-447-10615-3
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Conference paper
Language:English
Last Modified:04 Dec 2018 14:42
Deposited On:22 Aug 2017 14:41

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