HIS 337:  Greek Gods, Heroes, and Worship

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HIS 337: Greek Gods, Heroes, and Worship

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This book examines ancient Greek religion and considers its role in the contexts of Greek culture and thought. Literary and material sources, such as epic, poetry, architecture, sculpture, and vase painting will be examined in order to establish the nature and function of religion in Greek society. Topics include the gods/goddesses, heroes, cult, magic, curses, initiation rites, athletic competition, local mythic traditions, religious festivals, oracles, and healing sanctuaries.

ISBN

978-1-936323-89-0

Publication Date

2-3-2021

Publisher

MSL Academic Endeavors

City

Cleveland, Ohio

Keywords

Ancient Greece, Greek religion, mythology, Greek art, heroes, oracles, healing, magic, curses, gods

Disciplines

Ancient History, Greek and Roman through Late Antiquity | Classical Archaeology and Art History | Classics | European History | History of Religions of Western Origin

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