Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion

Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion

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by Jane Ellen Harrison
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1108010032

ISBN-13: 9781108010030

Pub. Date: 10/02/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An analysis of Greek mythology showing that it embodies belief systems widespread among societies both 'primitive' and 'advanced'.

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An analysis of Greek mythology showing that it embodies belief systems widespread among societies both 'primitive' and 'advanced'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781108010030
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/02/2010
Series:
Cambridge Library Collection - Classics Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
708
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Olympian and chthonic ritual; 2. The Anthesteria; 3. Harvest festivals; 4. The women's festivals; 5. The demonology of ghosts, sprites and bogeys; 6. The making of a goddess; 7. The making of a god; 8. Dionysus; 9. Orpheus; 10. Orphic and Dionysiac mysteries; 11. Orphic eschatology; 12. Orphic cosmosgony; Index.

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