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Books on Greek Religion

Greek Religion and Society (85 Edition) Greek Religion and Society (85 Edition)
by P. E. (ed.) / Muir, J. V. (ed.) Easterling


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This collection of essays ranges over many aspects of Greek civil life.... (read more)

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Orpheus and Greek Religion: A Study of the Orphic Movement (Princeton Paperbacks) Orpheus and Greek Religion: A Study of the Orphic Movement (Princeton Paperbacks)
by W K C Guthrie


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The tales told of Orpheus are legion. He is said to have been an Argonaut--and to have saved Jason's life. Rivers are reported to have stopped their flow to listen to the sounds of his lyre and his voice. Plato cites his poetry and Herodotus refers to... (read more)

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The Adventures of Greek Heroes The Adventures of Greek Heroes
by Mollie Mclean


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The myths of six Greek heroes are told in a simple, straightforward style.... (read more)

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Ancient Greek Religion Ancient Greek Religion
by Jon Mikalson




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Dance and Ritual Play in Greek Religion (Ancient Society and History) Dance and Ritual Play in Greek Religion (Ancient Society and History)
by Steven H. Lonsdale


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In private and public life, the ancient Greeks danced to express divine adoration and human festivity. In this text, the author looks at how the Greeks themselves regarded the act of dance and how dance and related forms of ritual play in religious... (read more)

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Five Stages of Greek Religion Five Stages of Greek Religion
by Gilbert Murray


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Studies based on a course of lectures delivered April 1912 at Columbia University. Much of the content is old in concept, however, all has been reconsidered and put into print. The author is a literary scholar, who became interested in the importance of... (read more)

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Greek Religion Greek Religion
by Walter Burkert


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In this book Walter Burkert, the most eminent living historian of ancient Greek religion, has produced the standard work for our time on that subject. First published in German in 1977, it has now been translated into English with the assistance of the... (read more)

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All Color Book of Greek Mythology
by Richard Patrick




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Aristotle & Theology of Living (Suny Series, Ancient Greek Philosophy) Aristotle & Theology of Living (Suny Series, Ancient Greek Philosophy)
by Richard Bodeus


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This book argues that Aristotle used "the most traditional Greek ideas about the gods" to develop and defend his physical, metaphysical, and ethical teachings. This revolutionary thesis stands in stark contrast to studies of Aristotle's texts that... (read more)

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Miasma: Pollution and Purification in Early Greek Religion Miasma: Pollution and Purification in Early Greek Religion
by Robert B Parker


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Readers of Greek literary, historical, oratorical, ritual and even medical texts, are all liable to encounter ideas of pollution. This text seeks to describe and analyze this wide-ranging and complex concept.... (read more)

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