Presentation on theme: "APPROACH TO THE ROLL OF THE SERPENT IN THE THRACIAN CULTS (I MILLENIUM BC.) - Dra. Ana Mª Vázquez Hoys Espinillera de plata del túmulo Nº 2 de Mogilansk."— Presentation transcript:
1 APPROACH TO THE ROLL OF THE SERPENT IN THE THRACIAN CULTS (I MILLENIUM BC.) - Dra. Ana Mª Vázquez HoysEspinillera de plata del túmulo Nº 2 de Mogilansk Mound. ½ s.IV a.C. Greave(shin-guard) silver-gilt from burial Nº of the tumulus Mogilanska Mound, Vtratsa, middle of the 4th. C B.C.Museum of
2 2.My research: Snake cult in Grateful and Precisions .No feminist No difusonist2.My research: Snake cult in1.Ancient mediterranean cults2.Mesopotamia3.Egypt4.Prerroman Iberia/Roman Spain5.Grecian cults or imagens
3 3.THRACE Importance of European/Thracian areas, origin of many Scrips and cultsGradesnica, Dispilio, VinCa, Sitovo
6 6.New Theories: Ancient scripts : Unity from Neolithic Power of peoples of limits: Thrace and Iberia: Huelva Script from Megalithic times Paleolithic signsa.C.
7 Votive tablet from the cult to Dionysus (3 c.) 7. Possible origin in Thrace of many cults in relation with Great Neolithic Goddess of fertility and eternal life and its paredroi , relationed with the serpent (Rogozen, Mogilanska) Votive tablet from the cult to Dionysus (3 c.)Dionisos-Sabazio,Orpheus-Thracian HorsemanGolden vass of Borovo treasure with iniciation scene, Snake in rigt hand of Demeter?; Votive tablet from the cult to Dionysus (3 c.)
8 .8. Orpheus and EuridyceDead of Eurídice (1636/37) Erasmus Quellinus Museo del PradoOrfeo in wall painter of Pompeya house: Kadmos and the dragon Side B: Pan, bust of Hermes, young Satyr
9 St. George.9 OPOSITION BETWEENDEITIESEarth -Moon Sun
11 11. DIONISIO-ZAGREUSSon of Semele and a Snake God/Zeus
12 Neolithic snake Goddess 12. Opposition from Neolithic to historical times serpent<--> sunVotive relief from Galene. It represents a Thracian horseman-hero and bears an inscription with his name: "Jason". Dated to the 1st century B.C.Neolithic snake Goddess
13 13. Hypothesis/Conclusions Reproducción: GUERRERO CRISTIANO13. Hypothesis/Conclusions1.Snake important autochthonous goddess ?2. Earthian power of Neolithical Great Goddess ?Fertilty-life and death3. Opposition Pre-indoeuropean –Indoeuropean cultures symbols ?The Great and eternal ennemy ?
14 14. Ex Occidente LuxThe Phoenicians came to the West to recover the lost market of metales(copper) in the I milleniumRiotinto, Rodalquilar,Cástulo, Almadén, Sierra AlmagreraThe mining wealth of the Iberian Peninsula justifies its importance from the Calcolíticoa.C.mining wealth of the Iberian Peninsula justifies its importance from the Calcolítico
15 15.FINALLYI believe that the cults to the serpent in Greece and Rome are a pervivencia of the preindeuropeans cults, of which Thracian was the origin.And that the importance of these cults related to serpents in Thracia and Iberia agrees in indicating zones of much wealth
16 16.HYPOTHESIS FINALThe serpent was in the ancient world , in meny places, also in Thrace , in addition to all the this (fertility, fecundity, eternal life in relation with a Great Goddes) one nails wealth indicatorHERAKLES &Hesperides GardenAlexander & son of serpentCistophoroi: Coin &serpent: To Nº 1, pleaseAnd one independent and very important deity wo remains