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Author Farnell, Lewis Richard, 1856-1934
LoC No. 12015707
Title Greece and Babylon : A comparative sketch of Mesopotamian, Anatolian and Hellenic religions
Original Publication Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1911.
Contents Inaugural lecture -- Statement of the problem and the evidence -- Morphology of the compared religions -- Anthropomorphism and theriomorphism in Anatolia and the Mediterranean -- Predominance of the goddess -- The deities as nature-powers -- The deities as social-powers -- Religion and morality -- Purity a divine attribute -- Concept of divine power and ancient cosmogonies -- The religious temperament of the Eastern and Western peoples -- Eschatologic ideas of East and West -- Comparison of the ritual -- Summary of results.
Credits an anonymous Project Gutenberg volunteer
Language English
LoC Class BL: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Religion: General, Miscellaneous and Atheism
Subject Mythology, Greek
Subject Greece -- Religion
Subject Assyro-Babylonian religion
Subject Mythology, Assyro-Babylonian
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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