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3 edition of history of Greek religion. found in the catalog.

history of Greek religion.

Nilsson, Martin P.

history of Greek religion.

by Nilsson, Martin P.

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Greek,
  • Greece -- Religion,
  • Crete (Greece) -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the Swedish by F.J. Fielden.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 p.
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13534916M
    OCLC/WorldCa10473268

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This book provides an account of Greek national religion and its decay. The following subjects are covered: Minoan-Mycenaean religion and its survival in Greek religion; Origins of Greek mythology; Primitive belief and ritual; Gods of nature and of human life; The Homeric anthropomorphism and rationalism; Legalism and mysticism; The civic religion; The religion of the cult4/5.

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