Greek Religion

eiresione

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Definition: eiresione
Olive branch carried by singing boys at various festivals, then deposited either at the temple of Apollo or house doors. The branches were hung with symbols of agricultural abundance: figs, fruits, etc. Householders were expected to give the boys a present in return.
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
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MLA Citation “eiresione.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021. <religionfacts.com/eiresione>