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Greek religion and society

Author: P E Easterling; J V Muir
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
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Greek religion is a subject of absorbing interest, essential for the understanding of history and culture, but often puzzling and elusive. This collection of essays ranges over many aspects of Greek civil life, looking at the ways in which religion manifested itself in institutions, art and literature, and tracing the attitudes that lay behind the manifold cults and customs. It is not meant as an exhaustive  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P E Easterling; J V Muir
ISBN: 0521245524 9780521245524 0521287855 9780521287852
OCLC Number: 11158860
Description: xx, 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: On Making sense of Greek religion / John Gould --
Greek poetry and Greek religion / P.E. Easterling --
Early Greek views about life after death / N.J. Richardson --
Greek temples : why and where? / J.N. Coldstream --
Greek religious festivals / Paul Cartledge --
Delphi and divination / Simon Price --
Greek art and religion / Martin Robertson --
Religion and the new education : the challenge of the Sophists / J.V. Muir.
Responsibility: edited by P.E. Easterling and J.V. Muir ; with a foreword by Sir Moses Finley.
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