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By Jon D. Mikalson

ISBN-10: 140518177X

ISBN-13: 9781405181778

Ancient Greek Religion presents an creation to the elemental ideals, practices, and significant deities of Greek faith.

  • Focuses on Athens within the classical period
  • Includes certain dialogue of Greek gods and heroes, fable and cult, and vibrant descriptions of Greek faith because it used to be practiced
  • Ancient texts are awarded in bins to advertise proposal and dialogue, and plentiful illustrations support readers visualize the wealthy and sundry non secular lifetime of old Greece
  • Revised variation contains extra boxed texts and bibliography, an 8-page colour plate part, a brand new dialogue of the character of Greek “piety,” and a brand new bankruptcy on Greek faith and Greek Culture

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