Greek Religion: A Sourcebook (Paperback)
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Short Description for Greek Religion Translations from original sources, including topics such as sacrifice, festivals, mystery cults, divination and ancient magic, provide an introduction to Greek religious belief, ritual and culture. Glossary, chronology, bibliography, maps.
- Published: 01 September 2008
- Format: Paperback 318 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781585100316 ISBN 10: 1585100315
- Sales rank: 382,570
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Full description for Greek Religion
"Greek Religion: A Sourcebook" provides an introduction to the fundamentals of ancient Greek religious beliefs and rituals through a rich collection of ancient source readings. The translations draw from the Focus Classical Library sources as well as new translations by the author and other outstanding scholars. Chapters cover such topics as ancient magic, mystery cults, divination, and festivals. Illustrated throughout with photos and maps, this book is designed as a companion to Valerie Warrior's "Roman Religion: A Sourcebook."