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Divinity and history : the religion of Herodotus

Author: Thomas Harrison
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Oxford classical monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work places Herodotus' religious beliefs at the centre of his conception of history, but by seeing instances of scepticism and of belief in relation to one another redresses the recent emphasis on the centrality of ritual.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Named Person: Herodotus; Herodotus.; Herodotus.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Harrison
ISBN: 9780199253555 0199253552 9780191715112 0191715115
OCLC Number: 608626334
Awards: Winner of Named as Outstanding Academic Book by Choice.
Description: 1 online resource (332 pages .).
Contents: 1. Introduction: Divinity and History ; 2. Solon and Human Fortune ; 3. Miracles and the Miraculous ; 4. Divine Retribution ; 5. Oracles and Divination ; 6. The Unity and Multiplicity of the Divine ; 7. The Limits of Knowledge and Inquiry ; 8. Foreign Gods and Foreign Religion ; 9. Fate and Human Responsibility ; 10. Epilogue
Series Title: Oxford classical monographs.
Responsibility: Thomas Harrison.

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Thomas Harrison presents a study of the religious beliefs of the ancient Greek historian Herodotus - his beliefs in divine retribution, in oracles and divination, in miracles or in fate. The author  Read more...

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fun to read, lively and knowledgeable. * Edith Hall, Times Literary Supplement, 6 July 2001 * This is a definitive work on Herodotus and Herodotean religion-balanced, learned, and wise. It should be Read more...

 
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