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Ancient Greek Religion 2e + Religion in the Roman Empire

Ancient Greek Religion 2e + Religion in the Roman Empire

Jon D. Mikalson

ISBN: 978-1-444-31428-1

Jul 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

520 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Ancient Greek Religion, 2nd Edition

List of color plates.

List of figures.

List of maps.



1. An Overview: Greek Sanctuaries and Worship.

2. Greek Gods, Heroes, and Polytheism.

3. Seven Greek Cult Myths.

4. Five Major Greek Cults.

5. Religion in the Greek Family and Village.

6. Religion of the Greek City-State.

7. Greek Religion and the Individual.

8. Greek Religion in the Hellenistic Period.

9. Greek Religion and Greek Culture.

10. Glossary of recurring Greek terms.


Religion in the Roman Empire

List of Illustrations.

List of Maps.

List of Text Boxes.




1. Identifying 'Religion' in the Graeco-Roman Tradition.

2. Regional Religious Traditions of the Empire.

3. The Presence of the Gods.

4. Religion and Community.

5. Religion and Empire.

6. Religious Options.

7. Roman Religious Policy.

Epilogue: Religious Change in the Roman Empire.

Glossary of Major Deities.

Glossary of Authors and Texts.