Introducing new gods

the politics of Athenian religion by Robert Garland

Publisher: Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y

Written in English
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  • Athens (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Athens.


  • Religion and politics -- Greece -- Athens,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Religion

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-225) and indexes.

StatementRobert Garland.
LC ClassificationsBL793.A76 G37 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1555362M
ISBN 100801427665
LC Control Number91035672

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