Gods and men; the origins of Western culture.


[1st ed.].. New York, Knopf, 1959.

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Subjects Civilization, Ancient.
Description 489 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date 1959.
Contents Introduction: The myths of Western civilization -- 1. Primitive and Near Eastern backgrounds: The culture of the hunters -- The culture of the peasants -- The theocratic civilizations -- Near Eastern imperialisms -- The Axial period -- 2. Judaism: The Mosaic tradition -- The prophetic movement -- Post-exilic Judaism -- 3. Hellenism: The foundation of Greek civilization -- The rise of the polis -- The Athenian Golden Age -- The debacle -- The Platonic reaction -- Aristotle and Alexander -- The Hellenistic era -- The rise of Rome -- The principate -- The end of Hellenism -- 4. Christianity: The Gospel of Jesus -- The mission to the gentiles -- The triumph of the church -- The dawn of Western civilization.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1028332
(OCoLC)ocm01028332
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WorldCat Identities Parkes, Henry Bamford, 1904-
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