This paper deals with the mythological theme of the “mermaids” of Sorrento and the value and the position of their sanctuary. The contribute emphasizes the subordination of this cult to that of Athena located at Punta Campanella and points out a different, rural connotation of this cult through an analysis of the descriptions given by ancient texts of the ancient sanctuary of mermaids.

Breve riflessione sulle Sirene di Sorrento

CERCHIAI, Luca
2017

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This paper deals with the mythological theme of the “mermaids” of Sorrento and the value and the position of their sanctuary. The contribute emphasizes the subordination of this cult to that of Athena located at Punta Campanella and points out a different, rural connotation of this cult through an analysis of the descriptions given by ancient texts of the ancient sanctuary of mermaids.
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