Fear and Loathing in Ancient Athens

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Author  Alexander Rubel
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   August 8, 2014
ISBN  1844655709
Pages  326

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Athens at the time of the Peloponnesian war was the arena for a dramatic battle between politics and religion in the hearts and minds of the people. Fear and Loathing in Ancient Athens, originally published in German but now available for the first time in an expanded and revised English edition, sheds new light on this dramatic period of history and offers a new approach to the study of Greek religion. The book explores an extraordinary range of events and topics, and will be an indispensable study for students and scholars studying Athenian religion and politics.

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