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    DescriptionLewis Richard Farnell's five-volume The Cults of the Greek States, first published between 1896 and 1909, disentangles classical Greek mythology and religion, since the latter had often been overlooked by nineteenth-century English scholars. Farnell describes the cults of the most significant Greek gods in order to establish their zones of influence, and outlines the personality, monuments, and ideal types associated with each deity. He also resolutely avoids the question of divine origins and focuses instead on the culture surrounding each cult, a position which initially drew some criticism, but which allowed him more space to analyse the religious practices themselves. Written to facilitate a comparative approach to Greek gods, his work is still regularly cited today for its impressive collection of data about the worship of the most popular deities. Volume 2 focuses on the cults of Artemis, Adrasteia, Hekate, Eileithyia, and Aphrodite.


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    Title
    The Cults of the Greek States
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lewis Richard Farnell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 412
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 520 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781108015448
    ISBN 10: 1108015441
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    BIC subject category V2: HRKP, HPCA
    LC classification: B
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    Abridged Dewey: 180
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25230
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    DC22: 292.08, 200.938
    Thema V1.0: QDHA, QRS
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    34 b/w illus.
    Publisher
    Cambridge Library Collection
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    15 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    13. Artemis; 14. Artemis, Upis, Nemesis; 15. Adrasteia; 16. Hekate; 17. Monuments of the cult of Artemis; 18. Ideal types of Artemis; 19. Hekate: representations in art; 20. Eileithyia; 21. Aphrodite-worship; 22. Monuments of Aphrodite; 23. Ideal types of Aphrodite.