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  1. Battling the Gods

    Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Tim Whitmarsh (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780307958327
    Published by : Alfred A Knopf
    How new is atheism? Long before the Enlightenment sowed seeds of disbelief in a deeply Christian Europe, atheism was a matter of serious public debate in the Greek world. But history is written by those who prevail, so the lively free-thinking voi... .... Learn More
  2. Treasure Map: A Guide to the Delian Inventories

    Treasure Map: A Guide to the Delian Inventories [Paperback]

    Richard Hamilton (Author)

    Regular Price: £37.95

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    ISBN: 9780472036288
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    In the fourth century b.c.e., the Athenians introduced to the sacred isle of Delos the habit of making marble inscriptions that noted oinventorieso of goods in religious precincts. These inscriptions are now quite damaged and badly preserved, but ... .... Learn More
  3. Gods Rich in Praise

    Gods Rich in Praise: Early Greek and Mesopotamian Religious Poetry

    Christopher Metcalf (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198723363
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Many scholars today believe that early Greek literature, as represented by the great poems of Homer and Hesiod, was to some extent inspired by texts from the neighbouring civilizations of the ancient Near East, especially Mesopotamia. It is true t... .... Learn More
  4. Smoke Signals for the Gods

    Smoke Signals for the Gods [Paperback]

    F. S. Naiden (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780190232719
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Animal sacrifice has been critical to the study of ancient Mediterranean religions since the nineteenth century. Recently, two theories have dominated the subject of sacrifice: the psychological and ethological approach of Walter Burkert and the s... .... Learn More
  5. Religion and Society in Ancient Thessaly

    Religion and Society in Ancient Thessaly [Hardback]

    Maria Mili (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198718017
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The fertile plains of the ancient Greek region of Thessaly stretch south from the shadow of Mount Olympus. Thessaly's numerous small cities were home to some of the richest men in Greece, their fabulous wealth counted in innumerable flocks and sla... .... Learn More
  6. Sharing with the Gods

    Sharing with the Gods [Hardback]

    Theodora Suk Fong Jim (Author)

    Regular Price: £100.00

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    ISBN: 9780198706823
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Sharing with the Gods examines one of the most ubiquitous yet little studied aspects of ancient Greek religion, the offering of so-called 'first-fruits' (aparchai) and 'tithes' (dekatai), from the Archaic period to the Hellenistic. While most exis... .... Learn More
  7. The Gods of Olympus

    The Gods of Olympus: A History [Hardback]

    Barbara Graziosi (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780805091571
    Published by : Metropolitan Books
    Elegant and entertaining, this is the history of the most vibrant characters in classical civilisation. With their vast appetites, great beauty, and warlike tendencies, it's hard to resist their pull on the imagination - even though, in antiquity,... .... Learn More
  8. Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece

    Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Michael H Jameson (Author); Paul Cartledge (Other)

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    ISBN: 9780521661294
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This volume assembles fourteen highly influential articles written by Michael H. Jameson over a period of nearly fifty years, edited and updated by the author himself. They represent both the scope and the signature style of Jameson's engagement w... .... Learn More
  9. The Homeric Gods

    The Homeric Gods [Paperback]

    Walter Friedrich Otto (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9788857523996
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
    Volume: 1
    In many respects, this book is considered to be the best guide ever written on Homeric religion. The analysis by W. F. Otto, while being very careful in terms of interpretation, denotes an open consonance of the author with the spirit - sometimes ... .... Learn More
  10. Approaches to Greek Myth

    Approaches to Greek Myth [Paperback]

    Lowell Edmunds (Editor)

    Regular Price: £22.00

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    ISBN: 9781421414195
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    Since the first edition of Approaches to Greek Myth was published in 1990, interest in Greek mythology has surged. There was no simple agreement on the subject of "myth" in classical antiquity, and there remains none today. Is myth a narrative or ... .... Learn More

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