A history of Greek religion
This book provides an account of Greek national religion and its decay. The following subjects are covered: Minoan-Mycenaean religion and its survival in Greek religion; Origins of Greek mythology; Primitive belief and ritual; Gods of nature and of human life; The Homeric anthropomorphism and rationalism; Legalism and mysticism; The civic religion; The religion of the cultured classes and the religion of the peasants.
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MinoanMycenaean Religion and its Survival in Greek Religion
Origins of Greek Mythology
Primitive Belief and Ritual
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