Divinity and History

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Author  Thomas Harrison
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   September 26, 2002
ISBN  0199253552
Pages  332

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This book is a study of the religious beliefs of the ancient Greek historian Herodotus--his beliefs in divine retribution, in oracles and divination, in miracles or in fate. It seeks to show not only how such beliefs were central to his work, but also how they were compatible with lived experience.

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