Religions of the Ancient Greeks
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (1999)
This is a book about the religious life of the Greeks from the eighth century BC to the fifth century AD, looked at in the context of a variety of different cities and periods. Simon Price does not describe some abstract and self-contained system of religion or myths but examines local practices and ideas in the light of general Greek ideas, relating them for example, to gender roles and to cultural and political life (including Attic tragedy and the trial of Socrates). He also lays emphasis on the reactions to Greek religions of ancient thinkers - Greek, Roman, Jewish and Christian. The evidence drawn on is of all kinds: literary texts, which are translated throughout; inscriptions, including an appendix of newly translated Greek inscriptions; and archaeology, which is highlighted in the numerous illustrations.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$36.18 used (68% off) $91.94 new (17% off) $110.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||BL782.P73 1999|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Nancy Evans (2006). Diotima and Demeter as Mystagogues in Plato's. Hypatia 21 (2):1 - 27.
Nancy Evans (2006). Diotima and Demeter as Mystagogues in Plato's Symposium. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 21 (2):1-27.
Similar books and articles
Louis A. Ruprecht (2002). Was Greek Thought Religious?: On the Use and Abuse of Hellenism, From Rome to Romanticism. Palgrave/St. Martin's Press.
R. G. A. Buxton (ed.) (1999). From Myth to Reason?: Studies in the Development of Greek Thought. Oxford University Press.
R. J. Hankinson (1998). Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought. Oxford University Press.
A. W. Price (1994). Mental Conflict. Routledge.
G. E. R. Lloyd (2003). In the Grip of Disease: Studies in the Greek Imagination. Oxford University Press.
W. C. F. Anderson (1894). Blümner's Home Life of the Ancient Greeks The Home Life of the Ancient Greeks, Translated From the German of Prof. H. Blümner by Alice Zimmern. Pp. Xv. + 548, with 206 Illustrations. 7s. 6d. Cassell & Co.: London. 1893. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 8 (05):213-214.
Ryan K. Balot (2006). Greek Political Thought. Blackwell Pub..
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?