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Published: 26 November 2015

374 Pages


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 the Greek gods 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 examines developments in the interpretation of Apollo in the twentieth and twenty first centuries