A History Of Greek Religion, Second Edition

A History Of Greek Religion, Second Edition

by Martin P. Nilsson
     
 

This book provides an account of Greek national religion and its decay. The following subjects are covered: Minoan-Mycenaean religion and its survival in Greek religion; Origins of Greek mythology; Primitive belief and ritual; Gods of nature and of human life; The Homeric anthropomorphism and rationalism; Legalism and mysticism; The civic religion; The religion of the… See more details below

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This book provides an account of Greek national religion and its decay. The following subjects are covered: Minoan-Mycenaean religion and its survival in Greek religion; Origins of Greek mythology; Primitive belief and ritual; Gods of nature and of human life; The Homeric anthropomorphism and rationalism; Legalism and mysticism; The civic religion; The religion of the cultured classes and the religion of the peasants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393002874
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/1964
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.73(d)

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