Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item has an extended shipping time. The typical delivery time is 2 weeks.

Published: 06 September 2018

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780190663520

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Orphic Tradition and the Birth of the Gods

Dwayne A. Meisner

  • The first detailed analysis of the Orphic theogonic tradition in English, since Martin West's in 1983
  • Contributes a new perspective to a century-long debate in the field of Greek religion
  • Makes original arguments about the nature of four theogonies, and the deities featured in them