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by Jennifer Larson

Free eBook Ancient Greek Cults: A Guide download ISBN: 0415324483
Author: Jennifer Larson
Publisher: Routledge (May 10, 2007)
Language: English
Pages: 320
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Size MP3: 1400 mb
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Ancient Greek Cults: A Guide. by. Jennifer Larson (Author).

Ancient Greek Cults: A Guide. Ancient Greek religion.

Jennifer Larson is Professor of Classics at Kent State University.

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Surveying ancient Greek religion through the cults of its gods and .

Ancient Greek Cults: A Guide, e-kitob muallifi: Jennifer Larson. Bu kitobni kompyuterda, Android va iOS qurilmalarida Google Play Kitoblar ilovasi orqali o‘qish mumkin. Oflaynda o‘qish uchun Ancient Greek Cults: A Guide kitobini yuklab olib, matnni belgilang, xatcho‘plar qo‘shing va qayd qoldiring. 1. Methods, Sources and Concepts for the Study of Ancient Greek Cults 2. Zeus 3. Hera 4. Athena 5. Poseidon 6. Demeter 7. Apollo 8. Artemis 9. Aphrodite 10. Dionysos 11. Hermes and Nature Deities 12.

Using archaeological, epigraphic, and literary sources; and incorporating current scholarly theories, this volume will serve as an excellent companion to any introduction to Greek mythology, showing a side of the Greek gods to which most students are rarely exposed.

Detailed enough to be used as a quick reference tool or text, and providing a readable account focusing on the oldest, most widespread, and most interesting religious practices of the ancient Greek world in the Archaic and Classical periods, Ancient Greek Cults surveys ancient Greek religion through the cults of its gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines.

Jennifer Larson conveniently summarizes a vast amount of material in many languages, normally inaccessible to undergrad students, and explores, in detail, the variety of cults celebrated by the Greeks, how these cults differed geographically, and how each deity was conceptualized in local cult titles and rituals.

Including an introductory chapter on sources and methods, and suggestions for further reading this book will allow readers to gain a fresh perspective on Greek religion.