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Author Parker, Robert, 1950-

Title On Greek religion / Robert Parker

Publ Info Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  BL790 .P37 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  BL790 .P37 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BL790 .P37 2011    DUE 01-02-15
Descript xv, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Cornell studies in classical philology ; v. 60
Townsend lectures/Cornell studies in classical philology
Cornell studies in classical philology. Townsend lectures
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-298) and index
Contents Why believe without revelation? : the evidences of Greek religion -- Religion without a church : religious authority in Greece -- Analyzing Greek gods -- The power and nature of heroes -- Killing, dining, communicating -- The experience of festivals -- The varieties of Greek religious experience
Note Robert Parker offers a provocative and wide-ranging entrance into the world of ancient Greek religion, focusing especially on the interpretive challenge of studying a religious system that in many ways remains desperately alien from the vantage point of the twenty-first century. --from publisher description
LC subject Greece -- Religion
ISBN 9780801449482 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801449480 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801477355 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801477352 (pbk. : alk. paper)