Greek Religion

(Κέλσος) – Matthew W. Ferguson:

Louise Zaidman and Pauline Pantel’s study “Religion in the Ancient Greek City” is highly foundational to modern approaches to Greek religion, since they were among the first to emphasize the importance of the polis (“city-state”) to ancient understandings of polytheism. The polis was the basic political, economic, and social unit that emerged in Greece during the Archaic period (c. 800-480 BCE). The Greeks did not have a united political center or capital, and this form of cultural organization deeply affected how they viewed their religion. …

adversusapologetica…2015/04/22/zaidman

Louise Zaidman, Pauline Pantel: Religion in the Ancient Greek City

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