Ritual human sacrifice in the Mycenaean palace of Kydonia?

In Aulis, it was perhaps a fair wind that had to be secured by Iphigenia’s sacrifice, but in ancient Kydonia, on the Kasteli hill of Chania in Crete, it was an earthquake and the chthonic deities that, according to the customs and “logic” of the time, needed to be placated by the ancient Kydonians resorting to human sacrifice(s)… Continue reading “Ritual human sacrifice in the Mycenaean palace of Kydonia?”

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