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 Co
  • Format: Paperback | 452 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 30mm | 699g
  • Publication date: 30 June 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Kila, MT
  • ISBN 10: 141792134X
  • ISBN 13: 9781417921348

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. 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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