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Beginning with Greece's earliest rites, this volume traces the development of the classic religion of the Olympian gods and discusses the religion of the philosophic schools of the fourth century BC. It portrays the emergence of Christianity and concludes with an account of the efforts of Julian the Apostate to restore a new variety of paganism.

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<:st>Classicist Murray (1886-1957) first wrote Four Stages of Greek Religion, which was published in 1912, by Henry Growde in London. He added another chapter and another stage in 1925, and wrote a long introduction for the 1951 third edition published by Beacon Press in Boston. Reprinted here is the 1955 Doubleday Anchor reprint of that third edition. Murray traces Greek religion from Saturn through the Olympians and the great schools to the decline. Listed in Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Beginning with Greece's earliest rites, this volume traces the development of the classic religion of the Olympian gods and discusses the religion of the philosophic schools of the fourth century BC. It portrays the emergence of Christianity and concludes with an account of the efforts of Julian the Apostate to restore a new variety of paganism.

Table of Contents

I. SATURNIA REGNA

II. THE OLYMPIAN CONQUEST

III. THE GREAT SCHOOLS

IV. THE FAILURE OF NERVE

V. THE LAST PROTEST

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486425009
Author:
Murray, Gilbert
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Antiquities & Archaeology
Subject:
Ancient - Greece
Subject:
Greece
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Greece Religion.
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Subject:
Ancient
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.63 lb

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