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The Greeks and their gods / by W.K.C. Guthrie.

1st Beacon pbk. ed.. Boston : Beacon Press, 1955.
ISBN 9780807057933, 0807057932

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Subjects Gods, Greek.
Greece -- Religion.
Grè€ce -- Religion.
Griekse oudheid.
Mythologie grecque.
Religion grecque.
Series Beacon paperbacks ; no. BP2.
Description xiv, 388 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1955.
Notes "First published ... 1950; reprinted with corrections, 1954."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Our predecessors -- The divine family. Origins : preliminary remarks ; Zeus ; Hera ; Apollo ; Hermes ; Poseidon ; Artemis ; Athena ; Appendix : the twelve gods -- A central problem -- Gods and men in Homer -- The contribution of Ionia. The poets ; The philosophers ; Conclusions so far reached -- Dionysos -- Apollo -- Heaven and earth -- The Chthonioi. General ; The earth-god : Trophonios ; The hero : Herakles ; God or hero? : Asklepios -- Hopes and fears of the ordinary man. Introductory : literary sources ; Sepulchral inscriptions ; The social side ; Witchcraft and curses ; Ghosts ; Modifications of Homeric ideas, Eleusis ; Summary and recapitulation, Rohde's thesis and later modifications ; Appendix : tabulation of ideas about the dead -- The Orphics. Method ; Why Orpheus? ; Outline of Orphic doctrine ; "Orphic influence," was Orphism a religion of the lower classes? -- Plato and Aristotle. Plato ; Aristotle ; Appendix : two notes on Aristotle.
Geographic Area Greece
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8228246
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Guthrie, W. K. C. 1906-1981.
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