Inconsistencies in Greek and Roman Religion

Inconsistencies in Greek and Roman Religion

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This second volume of a two-part collection of studies on inconsistencies in Greek and Roman religion focuses on the ambiguities in myth and ritual of transition and reversal.Secondly, I do not doubt that there are myths which, in the final analysis, go back to some New Year scenario, nor that there are ... In any case a€” and that was my chief aim a€” we can understand now why the champions of the two complexes have so often ... To return to the Odysseus theme, I, for one, think that an origin in some New Year scenario is less plausible than ... Of course, whoever thinks all this much too vague and prefers to sit down and reread the Odyssey itself is right, too.

Title:Inconsistencies in Greek and Roman Religion
Author:H. S. Versnel
Publisher:BRILL - 1990


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