Greek Hero Cults and Ideas of Immortality

Greek Hero Cults and Ideas of Immortality


By (author) Lewis Richard Farnell


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  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 450 pages
  • Dimensions: 280mm x 216mm x 25mm | 1,320g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN 10: 1169840396
  • ISBN 13: 9781169840393
  • Edition: Large type / large print
  • Edition statement: large type edition

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(LARGE PRINT EDITION) 1921. The Gifford Lectures Delivered in the University of St. Andrews. Contents: General Survey of the Prehistoric Period; Heroes and Heroines of Divine or Daimoniac Origin; Sacral Heroes and Heroines; Functional Heroes and Sonder-Gotter; Origin and Diffusion of the Cult of Herakles; The Functions of Herakles; The Ritual of Herakles; The Dioskouroi; The Leukippides; The Cult of Asklepios; The Cults of Epic Heroes; The Cults of Ancestors; Cults of Real Persons in the Historic Period; and Individual Belief in Immortality: the Mysteries and Orphism; and References for Hero-Cults. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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