Greek Religion: Archaic and Classical
This is the first major synthesis of Greek religion to appear for a generation. A clearly structured and readable survey for classical scholars and students, it will also be generally welcomed as the best modern account of any polytheistic religious system. The text builds up an impressive and coherent picture of the current state of knowledge about the religion of the ancient Greeks.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tole_lege - LibraryThing
Scholarly, heavy going - perhaps most useful as a reference than as something to read through from start to finish. Still, belongs on the bookshelf of anyone serious about the subject, I should have thought... Read full review
Greek religionUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Chapter titles suggest Burkert's scope and treatment of the multiple facets of Greek religion, focusing upon the period 800-300 B.C.: Prehistory and the Minoan-Mycenaean Age; Ritual and Sanctuary; The ... Read full review