Five Stages of Greek Religion

Five Stages of Greek Religion

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Beginning with Greece's earliest rites, this volume traces the development of the classic religion of the Olympian gods and discusses the religion of the philosophic schools of the fourth century BC. It portrays the emergence of Christianity and concludes with an account of the efforts of Julian the Apostate to restore a new variety of paganism.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 144.8 x 213.4 x 13.2mm | 267.62g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • index
  • 0486425002
  • 9780486425009
  • 855,290

Table of contents

I. SATURNIA REGNA II. THE OLYMPIAN CONQUEST III. THE GREAT SCHOOLS IV. THE FAILURE OF NERVE V. THE LAST PROTEST   "APPENDIX: TRANSLATION OF THE TREATISE OF SALLUSTIUS, p?pì Ò? ?wn kaì Kósµov"   INDEXshow more