Ancient Greek Religion

Book Details

Author  Jon D. Mikalson
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   July 20, 2009
ISBN  140518177X
Pages  256

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Ancient Greek Religion provides an introduction to thefundamental beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greekreligion.

  • Focuses on Athens in the classical period
  • Includes detailed discussion of Greek gods and heroes, myth andcult, and vivid descriptions of Greek religion as it waspracticed
  • Ancient texts are presented in boxes to promote thought anddiscussion, and abundant illustrations help readers visualize therich and varied religious life of ancient Greece
  • Revised edition includes additional boxed texts andbibliography, an 8-page color plate section, a new discussion ofthe nature of Greek “piety,” and a new chapter on GreekReligion and Greek Culture

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