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Ancient Greek Religion: A Sourcebook (Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History)


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ISBN 10: 1405149272 / ISBN 13: 9781405149273
Published by Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
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Title: Ancient Greek Religion: A Sourcebook (...

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1.

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Ancient Greek Religion: Historical Sources in Translationpresents a wide range of documents relating to the religious worldof the ancient Greeks from the earliest surviving literature toaround the end of the fourth century BCE.

  • Presents a wide range of documents relating to the religiousworld of the ancient Greeks, from the earliest surviving literatureto around the end of the fourth century BCE
  • Provides extensive background information for readers with noprevious knowledge of classical studies
  • Brings together new and rare passages for comparison –with occasional new interpretations – to appeal toprofessionals
  • Offers a variety of less frequently examined material and looksat familiar texts in new ways
  • Includes the use of extensive cross-referencing to indicate theinterconnectedness of different aspects of religious practice andthought
  • Includes the most comprehensive commentary and updated passagesavailable in a single volume

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Ancient Greek Religion: Historical Sources in Translationpresents a wide range of documents relating to the religious worldof the ancient Greeks. Drawn from literary texts and inscriptionsfrom the earliest surviving literature of the Archaic Period to theage of Alexander and his successors, the carefully chosen passagesshed light on the beliefs, rituals, and hierarchy of deities thatformed the religious framework of life in ancient Greece. Theextant documents – including many lesser known fragmentarytexts – serve to illustrate the importance and diversity ofreligious ritual, as well as the many ways in which Greeksconceptualized the gods and related stories about them. Furtherinsights are gained through section introductions that set thedocuments in context, detailed commentary that clarifies andilluminates individual passages, and copious cross-references thatreveal the interconnectedness of varied aspects of religiouspractice and thought.

Ancient Greek Religion is an invaluable contribution toour understanding of the religious practices of one of the world'sgreatest civilizations.

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