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Greek religion

Author: Walter Burkert; John Raffan
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A survey of the religious beliefs of ancient Greece covers sacrifices, libations, purification, gods, heroes, the priesthood, oracles, festivals, and the afterlife.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burkert, Walter, 1931-2015.
Greek religion.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)624847069
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Burkert; John Raffan
ISBN: 0674362802 9780674362802 0674362810 9780674362819 0631112413 9780631112419
OCLC Number: 11517555
Language Note: Translation of, Griechische Religion der archaischen und klassischen Epoche.
Description: 493 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prehistory and the Minoan-Mycenaean age --
Ritual and sanctuary --
The gods --
The dead, heroes, and Chthonic gods --
Polis and polytheism --
Mysteries and asceticism --
Philosophical religion.
Other Titles: Griechische Religion der archaischen und klassischen Epoche.
Responsibility: Walter Burkert ; translated by John Raffan.

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A survey of the religious beliefs of ancient Greece covers sacrifices, libations, purification, gods, heroes, the priesthood, oracles, festivals, and the afterlife.

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