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What Is a God?: Studies in the Nature of Greek Divinity Alan B. Lloyd

What Is a God?: Studies in the Nature of Greek Divinity

Alan B. Lloyd

Published January 10th 2009
ISBN : 9781905125357
Paperback
194 pages
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Eleven papers on aspects of Greek religion from Minoans to the classical world. Striking similarities are revealed between religious ideas in Greece and non-Greek Asia. There are special studies of Apollo, Athena, and Dionysiac religion and newMoreEleven papers on aspects of Greek religion from Minoans to the classical world. Striking similarities are revealed between religious ideas in Greece and non-Greek Asia. There are special studies of Apollo, Athena, and Dionysiac religion and new patterns are identified in the archaic and classical thought of Heraclitus, Herodotus and Sophocles. The contributors are: Bernard Dietrich, Walter Burkert, Catherine Osborne, J. K. Davies, Michael Clarke, A. C. Villing, Thomas Harrison, Seth L. Schein, Richard Seaford, Susan Deacy and Anne-France Morand.