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1885 Excerpt: ...the verb (paiSpiWv, to wash or cleanse. The
descendants of Phidias' were Phaidryntai at Olympia (Paus., V. 14,
5); cf. Martha, Sacer. Ath., p. 54. It is impossible to say when
this cult of Zeis -c IleioTjs was introduced into Athens. The
presumption is that it is late. Cf. C. I. A., III. 5; M., Heor., p.
236. No. 38.--'Iepeaxj AcoSexa 0eau. C. I. A. 284: V. 13. Date: Not
before the second century A.d. The seat of the Priest of the Twelve
Gods. An altar to the Twelve Gods was erected in the Agora by
Peisistratus, the son of Hippias. Herod., VI. 108; Thucyd., VI. 54.
Mommsen (Heor., p. 394), in the chapter on the stadtische
Dionysien, says: Auf dem Markt hielt die Pompe an, damit ein
cyclischer Chor den Zwolf-Gotter-Altar umtanze. Die Bedeutung
dieses Altars stimmt zu der tiber Athen hinausreichenden allgemein
griechischen Bedeutung des Festes. Cf. Welck., Gr. GdtterL, II.
168, 169 ff.; and Zwolfgotteraltar aus Athen, in Mittheil. d.
deutsch. Arch. Inst, in Athen, IV. 337. No. 39.--'lepeovi Ato?
pitov. C. I. A. 285: V. 14. Date: During the first century A.d.
Whether Zeus Philios had a sanctuary in Athens is not known; but in
other cities he is often mentioned. Cf. Welck., Gr. GdtterL, II.
pp. 202, 203. No. 40.--'lepito? Movauv. C. J. A. 286: V. 15. Date:
Not before the second century A.d. The seat of the Priest of the
Muses. In Athens the Muses were worshipped in several places; and
the Movcrtlov hill, overlooking the Acropolis, was sacred to them.
No. 41.--'Ie/jew? 'kaKkryn-iov. C. I. A. 287: V. 16. Date: Not
before the second century A.d. The seat of the Priest of Asklepios.
Cf. No. 18. The whole enclosure which was sacred to Asklepios upon
the south slope of the Acropolis was excavated a few years ago. See
Paul Girard, L'Ascl pieion a Athenes d'a...
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