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Published: 19 January 2016

384 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198737896

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The Greek Gods in Modern Scholarship

Interpretation and Belief in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Germany and Britain

Michael D. Konaris

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Provides a clear overview of major theories and developments in the study of Greek religion in the nineteenth and early twentieth century
  • Contributes to the history of German and Victorian Philhellenism and, more broadly, to the intellectual, cultural, and religious history of Germany and Britain of the period
  • Discusses the work of important German classical scholars, some of whom have not been discussed before in English
  • Includes an appendix which analyses different theories of interpretation of the Greek gods by focusing on Apollo as a case study