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Sources for the Study of Greek Religion, Corrected ed (David G Rice) Paperback Book, (SBL Press, 2014) 9780891303473
Sources for the Study of Greek Religion, Corrected ed (David G Rice) Paperback Book, (SBL Press, 2014) 9780891303473
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Title: Sources for the Study of Greek Religion, Corrected ed

Author: Rice, David G

Additional Authors or Contributors: John E Stambaugh

Publisher: SBL Press; Publication Date: 2014

Paperback; ISBN: 9780891303473

Volumes: 1; Pages: 292

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Since its initial publication in 1979, Sources for the Study of Greek Religion has become an essential classroom resource in the field of classical studies. The Society of Biblical Literature is pleased to present a corrected edition in a new, attractive, and electronic-friendly format with hopes that it will inspire a new generation of classicists and religious historians.

This volume includes primary texts and documents in translation, illustrating the range of Greek religious beliefs and practices from Homer to Alexander the Great with the addition of relevant post-classical material. The sources are arranged in chapters devoted to the Olympian gods, heroes, public religion (including rural cults), private religion, mystery cults, and death and afterlife. Introductory notes place the selections in their context in Greek history and provide basic bibliography. The volume includes a glossary of technical terms, a general index, and an index of ancient sources cited. Beyond the correction of minor errors and use of footnotes rather than endnotes, the reader will find that the present volume remains true to the original.
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