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A History of Greek Religion Martin Persson Nilsson

A History of Greek Religion

Martin Persson Nilsson

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ISBN : 9780393002874
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316 pages
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This book provides an account of Greek national religion & its decay. The following subjects are covered: Minoan-Mycenaean religion & its survival in Greek religion- Origins of Greek mythology- Primitive belief & ritual- Gods of natureMoreThis book provides an account of Greek national religion & its decay. The following subjects are covered: Minoan-Mycenaean religion & its survival in Greek religion- Origins of Greek mythology- Primitive belief & ritual- Gods of nature & of human life- Homeric anthropomorphism & rationalism- Legalism & mysticism- The civic religion- The religion of the cultured classes & the religion of the peasants.