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The Greeks and their gods, by W. K. C. Guthrie

Label
The Greeks and their gods
Title
The Greeks and their gods
Statement of responsibility
by W. K. C. Guthrie
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ORU
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1906-
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Guthrie, W. K. C.
Dewey number
292/.08
Index
index present
LC call number
BL781
LC item number
.G8 1951
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Beacon paperbacks
Series volume
no. BP2
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  • Greece
  • Griekse oudheid
  • Mythologie
  • Mythologie grecque
  • Grèce
  • Religion grecque
Label
The Greeks and their gods, by W. K. C. Guthrie
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Publication
Note
"First published ... 1950; reprinted with corrections, 1954."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Our predecessors -- The divine family. Origins : preliminary remarks ; Zeus ; Hera ; Apollo ; Hermes ; Poseidon ; Artemis ; Athena ; Appendix : the twelve gods -- A central problem -- Gods and men in Homer -- The contribution of Ionia. The poets ; The philosophers ; Conclusions so far reached -- Dionysos -- Apollo -- Heaven and earth -- The Chthonioi. General ; The earth-god : Trophonios ; The hero : Herakles ; God or hero? : Asklepios -- Hopes and fears of the ordinary man. Introductory : literary sources ; Sepulchral inscriptions ; The social side ; Witchcraft and curses ; Ghosts ; Modifications of Homeric ideas, Eleusis ; Summary and recapitulation, Rohde's thesis and later modifications ; Appendix : tabulation of ideas about the dead -- The Orphics. Method ; Why Orpheus? ; Outline of Orphic doctrine ; "Orphic influence," was Orphism a religion of the lower classes? -- Plato and Aristotle. Plato ; Aristotle ; Appendix : two notes on Aristotle
Edition
1st Beacon pbk. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 388 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035311844
Label
The Greeks and their gods, by W. K. C. Guthrie
Link
Publication
Note
"First published ... 1950; reprinted with corrections, 1954."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Our predecessors -- The divine family. Origins : preliminary remarks ; Zeus ; Hera ; Apollo ; Hermes ; Poseidon ; Artemis ; Athena ; Appendix : the twelve gods -- A central problem -- Gods and men in Homer -- The contribution of Ionia. The poets ; The philosophers ; Conclusions so far reached -- Dionysos -- Apollo -- Heaven and earth -- The Chthonioi. General ; The earth-god : Trophonios ; The hero : Herakles ; God or hero? : Asklepios -- Hopes and fears of the ordinary man. Introductory : literary sources ; Sepulchral inscriptions ; The social side ; Witchcraft and curses ; Ghosts ; Modifications of Homeric ideas, Eleusis ; Summary and recapitulation, Rohde's thesis and later modifications ; Appendix : tabulation of ideas about the dead -- The Orphics. Method ; Why Orpheus? ; Outline of Orphic doctrine ; "Orphic influence," was Orphism a religion of the lower classes? -- Plato and Aristotle. Plato ; Aristotle ; Appendix : two notes on Aristotle
Edition
1st Beacon pbk. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 388 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035311844

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