Mikalson: Ancient Greek Religion. Second Edition, Paperback

  • Ancient Greek Religion. Paperback
  • by Jon D. Mikalson
  • 256 pages, Illustrations, maps, 244 x 189 mm. Second edition, 2009

Ancient Greek Religion provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek religion. Focuses on Athens in the classical period Includes detailed discussion of Greek gods and heroes, myth and cult, and vivid descriptions of Greek religion as it was practiced Ancient texts are presented in boxes to promote thought and discussion, and abundant illustrations help readers visualize the rich and varied religious life of ancient Greece Revised edition includes additional boxed texts and bibliography, an 8-page color plate section, a new discussion of the nature of Greek "piety," and a new chapter on Greek Religion and Greek Culture