ISBN-10:
0521423570
ISBN-13:
9780521423571
Pub. Date:
09/18/2013
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Religion in the Ancient Greek City / Edition 1

Religion in the Ancient Greek City / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780521423571
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/18/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Authors' preface; Translator's introduction; List of sources; Part I. Introduction: How Should we Study Greek Civic Religion?: 1. The necessity of cultural estrangement; 2. Some fundamental notions; 3. Sources of evidence; Part II. Cult-Practices: 4. Rituals; 5. Religious personnel; 6. Places of cult; 7. Rites of passage; 8. Settings of religious life; 9. Religion and political life; 10.The festival system: the Athenian case; 11.The Panhellenic cults; Part III. System for Representing the Divine: 12. Myths and mythology; 13. A polytheistic religion; 14. Forms of imaginative projection; Part IV. Envoi: 15. Concluding reflections; Appendixes: I. The classical Greek temple; II. The monuments of the Athenian Akropolis; Bibliography; Index and glossary.

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