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Sources for the study of Greek religion / David G. Rice and John E. Stambaugh.

; Stambaugh, John E., author
Missoula, Mont. : Published by Scholars Press for the Society of Biblical Literature, [1979] .
ISBN 0891303464, 0891303472

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Other Authors Stambaugh, John E.,
Subjects Godsdiensten.
Greece -- Religion.
Grèce -- Religion -- Sources.
Griechenland (Altertum)
Griekse oudheid.
Series Sources for biblical study ; no. 14.
Description xv, 277 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents I. The Olympian gods. A. The divine world of Homer. -- B. The gods of classical Greece. -- C. Criticism of the traditional theology. -- D. The Orphic cosmogony. -- E. The search for a rational theology: Plato and Aristotle. -- II. Heroes. A. The ranks of the gods. -- B. The mythical heroes. -- C. Men who became heroes and gods. -- D. The cult of Asclepius. -- E. Local heroes: The Salaminioi. -- III. Public religion. A. Ethics: justice and the gods. -- B. Delphic piety. -- C. Sacrifices. -- E. Festivals. -- F. Rural cults and customs. -- IV. Private religion. A. Family religion. -- B. Personal piety. -- C. The Orphic way of life. -- D. The Pythagorean way of life. -- E. Platonic mysticism. -- V. Mystery cults. A. The mysteries at Phlya. -- B. The Eleusinian mysteries. -- C. The cults of Dionysus. -- D. The mysteries of the Kabeiroi at Samothrace. -- VI. Death and afterlife. A. Views of death; burial rites. -- B. The nature of the soul: Ghosts.
Geographic Area Greece
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5264614
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rice, David G. 1945-
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