Ancient Greek Religion

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Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   October 19, 2009
ISBN  1405149272
Pages  384

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Ancient Greek Religion: Historical Sources in Translation presents a wide range of documents relating to the religious world of the ancient Greeks from the earliest surviving literature to around the end of the fourth century BCE.

  • Presents a wide range of documents relating to the religious world of the ancient Greeks, from the earliest surviving literature to around the end of the fourth century BCE
  • Provides extensive background information for readers with no previous knowledge of classical studies
  • Brings together new and rare passages for comparison – with occasional new interpretations – to appeal to professionals
  • Offers a variety of less frequently examined material and looks at familiar texts in new ways
  • Includes the use of extensive cross-referencing to indicate the interconnectedness of different aspects of religious practice and thought
  • Includes the most comprehensive commentary and updated passages available in a single volume

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