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Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion.

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The University press , Cambridge [Eng.]
Mythology, Greek., Cults -- Greece., Mysteries, Religious., Greece -- Reli
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Paginationxxii, 682 p.
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Open LibraryOL23327611M
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"Harrison's Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion is a book that breathes life. It is an exciting, deeply felt intellectual quest, with a broad view of the role of religion in life, ancient and modern.

Harrison is not afraid to look for relevance in archaic cult, and doesn't flinch on finding by: "Harrison's Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion is a book that breathes life. It is an exciting, deeply felt intellectual quest, with a broad view of the role of religion in life, ancient and modern.

Harrison is not afraid to look for relevance in archaic cult, and doesn't flinch on finding it/5(13). Succulently arrayed with juicy intellectual tid-bits, Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion is like a bunch of chilled, oh-so delicious grapes: rewarding instantaneously and /5.

"Harrison's Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion is a book that breathes life. It is an exciting, deeply felt intellectual quest, with a broad view of the role of religion in life, ancient and modern. Harrison is not afraid to look for relevance in archaic cult, and doesn't flinch on finding it.

Jane Harrison examines the festivals of ancient Greek religion to identify the primitive 'substratum' of ritual and its persistence in the classical Homeric realm of religious observance and literature.

In Harrison's preface to this remarkable book, she writes that J.G. Frazer's work had become part and parcel of her 'mental furniture' and that of others studying primitive religion.

In her introduction to this book (), making Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion. book point that 'Greek religion' was usually studied using the surviving literary retellings of myths and legends, she states: 'The first preliminary to any scientific understanding of Greek religion is a minute examination of its ritual'.Cited by: Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion.

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Book, Print in English Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion Jane Ellen Harrison. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, © xxx, pages: illustrations; 22 cm.

Explore more options for this title. Publisher description: catdir. Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion, by Jane Ellen Harrison [], full text etext at   Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion by Jane Ellen Harrison My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book, originally published inis the best thing I’ve found on Greek mythology or Greek attitudes to things of the spirit generally.

Jane Ellen Harrison (9 September 15 April ) was a British classical scholar and linguist.

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Harrison is one of the founders, with Karl Kerenyi and Walter Burkert, of modern studies in Ancient Greek religion and mythology.4/5. Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion by Jane Ellen Harrison; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Cults, Greek Cultus, Greek Mythology, Religion, Religious Mysteries, Rites and ceremonies; Places: Greece.

Download Citation | Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion | Jane Ellen Harrison () was a pioneer in the academic study of myth in its historical and archaeological context, and was. In her book Prolegomena on the Study of Greek Religion appeared.

Harrison became close to Francis MacDonald Cornford (–), and when he married in she became extremely upset. She then made a new friendship with Hope Mirrlees, whom she referred to as her "spiritual daughter".Born: 9 SeptemberCottingham, Yorkshire, England. Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion is not, despite the title, an introduction to Greek Religion.

Beginners to the subject should look elsewhere, first, and return to this book later. Instead this is a study of the foundations (or alternatively depths) of Greek religion. It is not an easy read, nor intended to be, but it is an undeniable /5(5). Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion - Ebook written by Jane Ellen Harrison.

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London: Merlin Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jane Ellen Harrison. 图书Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. In her introduction to this book (), making the point that 'Greek religion' was usually studied using the surviving literary retellings of myths and legends, she states: 'The first preliminary to any scientific understanding of Greek religion Author: Jane Ellen Harrison.

PREFACE. The present volume of Prolegomena completes the second edition of my LOGIC OF HEGEL which originally appeared in The translation, which was issued as a separate volume in the autumn ofhad been subjected to revision throughout: such faults as I could detect had been amended, and many changes made in the form of expression with the hope of rendering the interpretation.

Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion by Jane Ellen Harrison,The University press edition, in EnglishPages: Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion; Delphika.-(A) The Erinyes.

(B) The Omphalos; The Golden Bough: a study of magic and religion; The Derveni Papyrus; World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras; The Fate Motive and Its Echoes in the Oresteia; Greek Hero Cults and Ideas of Immortality; The Conscience in Antiquity; A New Sculpture of.

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Harrison, Jane Ellen. Publisher. Princeton University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. This chapter discusses Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion and its reception.

It describes Harrison's relationship with Arthur and May Verrall, and also the London stage production of Murray's translation of Hippolytus, for which Harrison designed images of Artemis and Aphrodite.

Two short books are noted: a popular book on Greek mythology (The Religion of Ancient Greece) in response to Author: Annabel Robinson. New York: Meridian, Leather bound in very good condition.

Item # Paperback nicely bound bound into half leather; xxii, pages. Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion Jane Ellen Harrison Author of Ancient Art and Ritual. CHAPTER I. OLYMPIAN AND CHTHONIC RITUAL.

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CHAPTER II. THE ANTHESTERIA. THE RITUAL OF GHOSTS AND SPRITES. CHAPTER III. HARVEST FESTIVALS. THE THARGELIA, KALLYXTERIA, PLYNTERIA. CHAPTER IV. THE WOMEN'S FESTIVALS.

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