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Ancient Greek Religion, 2nd ed (Jon D Mikalson) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009) 9781405181778
Ancient Greek Religion, 2nd ed (Jon D Mikalson) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009) 9781405181778
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Title: Ancient Greek Religion, 2nd ed

Author: Mikalson, Jon D

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2009

Paperback; ISBN: 9781405181778

Edition: 2nd Volumes: 1; Pages: 256

List Price in Paper: $43.95 Our price: $42.99

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Ancient Greek Religion provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek religion.* Focuses on Athens in the classical period* Includes detailed discussion of Greek gods and heroes, myth and cult, and vivid descriptions of Greek religion as it was practiced* Ancient texts are presented in boxes to promote thought and discussion, and abundant illustrations help readers visualize the rich and varied religious life of ancient Greece* Revised edition includes additional boxed texts and bibliography, an 8-page color plate section, a new discussion of the nature of Greek "piety," and a new chapter on Greek Religion and Greek Culture.ContentsList of color plates.List of figures.List of maps.Preface.Abbreviations.1. An Overview: Greek Sanctuaries and Worship.2. Greek Gods, Heroes, and Polytheism.3. Seven Greek Cult Myths.4. Five Major Greek Cults.5. Religion in the Greek Family and Village.6. Religion of the Greek City-State.7. Greek Religion and the Individual.8. Greek Religion in the Hellenistic Period.9. Greek Religion and Greek Culture.10. Glossary of recurring Greek terms.Index.
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