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    DescriptionSince its initial publication in 1979, Sources for the Study of Greek Religion has become an essential classroom resource in the field of classical studies. The Society of Biblical Literature is pleased to present a corrected edition in a new, attractive, and electronic-friendly format with hopes that it will inspire a new generation of classicists and religious historians. This volume includes primary texts and documents in translation, illustrating the range of Greek religious beliefs and practices from Homer to Alexander the Great with the addition of relevant post-classical material. The sources are arranged in chapters devoted to the Olympian gods, heroes, public religion (including rural cults), private religion, mystery cults, and death and afterlife. Introductory notes place the selections in their context in Greek history and provide basic bibliography. The volume includes a glossary of technical terms, a general index, and an index of ancient sources cited. Beyond the correction of minor errors and use of footnotes rather than endnotes, the reader will find that the present volume remains true to the original.


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    Title
    Sources for the Study of Greek Religion
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Rice, By (author) John Stambaugh
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 347 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780891303473
    ISBN 10: 0891303472
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25440
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    BIC subject category V2: HRKP
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    Ingram Subject Code: RF
    Libri: I-RF
    DC21: 292.08
    DC22: 292.08
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 292/.08
    BISAC V2.8: REL006000, REL033000
    LC classification: 79018389, BL782 .S7
    Thema V1.0: QRMF1, QRVC, NK, QRA
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Scholars Press
    Imprint name
    Scholars Press
    Publication date
    31 December 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Georgia