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eBook Athenian Religion: A History ePub

by Robert Parker

  • ISBN: 019815240X
  • Category: World
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Robert Parker
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; New Ed edition (February 26, 1998)
  • Pages: 400
  • ePub book: 1950 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1711 kb
  • Other: doc lrf lrf lit
  • Rating: 4.6
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Parker's achievement is stunning. -The Classical Journal.

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Robert C. T. Parker, FBA (born 1950) is a British historian of the ancient world specialising in ancient Greek religion. Robert Parker was educated at St Paul's School, London and at New College, Oxford under Geoffrey de Ste Croix. From 1996 until his retirement in 2016 he was the Wykeham Professor of Ancient History at New College, Oxford University.

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Home Browse Books Book details, Athenian Religion: A History. Inadequately documented, ancient Greek religion can all too easily be reduced to the dry analysis of archaeological remains and so-called & objects'. Athenian Religion: A History. This authoritative new work attempts to bridge the gap that usually divides Greek religion from Greek history, setting it firmly in the thick of contemporary events and politics.

Inadequately documented, ancient Greek religion can all too easily be reduced to the dry analysis of archaeological remains and so-called ritual objects'

Inadequately documented, ancient Greek religion can all too easily be reduced to the dry analysis of archaeological remains and so-called ritual objects'.

Robert Parker, Wykeham Professor of Ancient History, University of Oxford. Shortlisted for Longman/History Today Book of the Year Award 1996

Robert Parker, Wykeham Professor of Ancient History, University of Oxford. Shortlisted for Longman/History Today Book of the Year Award 1996. What Parker does that is new is to give us a broad picture of religious practices and outlook. in a single city-state.

Similar books and articles. Athenian Religion R. Parker: Athenian Religion: A History. The Athenian Navy Borimir Jordan: The Athenian Navy in the Classical Period: A Study of Athenian Naval Administration and Military Organization in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries . Pp. Xiii + 293. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1975.

Robert Parker was educated at St Paul's School, London and at New College, Oxford under Geoffrey de Ste Croix. Miasma: Pollution and Purification in Early Greek religion. Oxford (Clarendon Press), 1996. Polytheism and Society at Athens. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1998.

More on the endpoint of this history of Athenian religion later. The orientation is strongly political and sociological, and those more interested in the ethical, ritual, and other aspects of Greek religion will await eagerly Part 2, the thematic study of practices and attitudes

Inadequately documented, ancient Greek religion can all too easily be reduced to the dry analysis of archaeological remains and so-called `ritual objects'. This authoritative new work attempts to bridge the gap that usually divides Greek religion from Greek history, setting it firmly in the thick of contemporary events and politics. How did people actually worship the gods? Was Socrates's trial a crisis for religion or the state, or both? These are among the key issues addressed in what promises to be the definitive work on the subject for many years to come.