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6 edition of Athenian Popular Religion found in the catalog.

Athenian Popular Religion

by Jon D. Mikalson

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Greek religion,
  • History Of Religion (General),
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Antiquities & Archaeology,
  • History / Ancient / Greece,
  • Athens (Greece)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972470M
    ISBN 100807841943
    ISBN 109780807841945

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    Christian Authors. Purchase books from top selling Christian authors in both the non-fiction and fiction genres. has books by authors who have written on many subjects: Christian life, personal growth, biographies, inspirational, family, church life, and Bible study. The Greek hero Achilles differs from the Mesopotamian hero Gilgamesh in that Achilles seeks individual honor and glory Greek popular religion produced no sacred scriptures or doctrines, but the oracle at ______ became very famous throughout the region.

    Greek Popular Religion by Martin P. Nilsson [] Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] This is a short survey of Greek religious practice and beliefs from ground level. The texts of Homer, Hesiod, and the Greek dramatists and philosophers, who defined Greek beliefs, have long been known and understood. There is a conventional view. Greek religion, religious beliefs and practices of the ancient inhabitants of the region of Greece. Origins Although its exact origins are lost in time, Greek religion is thought to date from about the period of the Aryan invasions of the 2d millennium BC Those invaders encountered two other peoples who had existed in the region of Greece from Neolithic times: the Aegeans .


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The topics discussed at length in Athenian Popular Religion include the areas of divine intervention in human life, the gods and human justice, gods and oaths, divination, death and the afterlife, the nature of the gods, social aspects of popular religion, and piety and by: The topics discussed Athenian Popular Religion book length in Athenian Popular Religion include the areas of divine intervention in human life, the gods and human justice, gods and oaths, divination, death and the afterlife, the nature of the gods, social aspects of popular religion, and piety and impiety/5.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Athenian Popular Religion by Jon D. Mikalson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Athenian Popular Religion. Most modern studies of Athenian religion have focused on festivals, cult practices, and individual deities.

Jon Mikalson turns instead to the religious beliefs citizens of Athens spoke of and acted upon in everyday life. He uses evidence only from reliabl.

The topics discussed at length in Athenian Popular Religion include the areas of divine intervention in human life, the gods and human justice, gods and oaths, divination, death and the afterlife, the nature of the gods, social aspects of popular religion, and piety and impiety.

Excerpt. This book presents what Athenian people, apart from poets and philosophers, said about their gods and religious beliefs in the late fifth and fourth centuries B.C.

The gods and religious views of Homer, Pindar, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Plato, Aristotle, and other philosophic and literary masters have been widely studied for generations, in some cases for.

Inadequately documented, ancient Greek religion can all too easily be reduced to the dry analysis of archaeological remains and so-called `ritual objects'.

This authoritative new work attempts to bridge the gap that usually divides Greek religion from Greek history, setting it firmly in the thick of contemporary events and politics. Religion in Hellenistic Athens / by: Mikalson, Jon D., Published: () Athenian myths and institutions: words in action / by: Tyrrell, William Blake.

Published: () Athenian myths and institutions: words in action / by: Tyrrell, William Blake. Books; Athenian Popular Religion; Athenian Popular Religion by Mikalson, Jon D. by Mikalson, Jon D. Recommend this.

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Start with Mikalson, and then graduate to Walter Burkert's GREEK RELIGION. To strengthen your understanding and grasp of the subject, expand laterally into history, linguistics, literature (poetry, drama), iconography (vases, sculptures, gems, paintings), architecture (temples), and by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Index p.

[] Description: xiv, pages ; 21 cm: Responsibility. Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy Jon D. Mikalson. Introduces precision into basic Greek religious terminology, enabling a new understanding of Greek `piety' Comprehensive analysis of philosophical texts reveals the full extent of philosophy's engagement with popular religion.

Athenian popular religion. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Mikalson, Jon D., Athenian popular religion. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource.

His books include Athenian Popular Religion (), Honor Thy Gods: Popular Religion in Greek Tragedy (), Religion in Hellenistic Athens (), and Herodotus and Religion in. 1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In Honor Thy Gods Jon Mikalson uses the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, 4/5(7). Athenian popular religion. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Jon D. Mikalson Date Publisher University of North Carolina Press Pub place Chapel Hill ISBNISBNPreview.

This item appears on. e Ancient Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and cult practices.

These groups varied enough for it to be possible to speak of Greek religions or "cults" in the plural, though most of them shared similarities. Ancient Greek Religion provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek religion.

While the focus is on Athens in the Classical Period, the book includes detailed discussion of Greek gods and heroes, myth and cult from the archaic age to the Hellenistic world.4/5(9). History The roots of Greek religion.

The study of a religion’s history includes the study of the history of those who espoused it, together with their spiritual, ethical, political, and intellectual experiences. Greek religion as it is currently understood probably resulted from the mingling of religious beliefs and practices between the incoming Greek-speaking peoples who arrived .Welcome to The Greek Bookstore website, the online store with the most popular Greek books!

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