Cover of: Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion | Jane Ellen Harrison

Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion

  • 682 Pages
  • 2.82 MB
  • 418 Downloads
  • English
by
Princeton University Press , Princeton, N.J
Mythology, Greek., Rites and ceremonies -- Greece., Mysteries, Religious., Greece -- Reli

Places

Greece, Gr

StatementJane Ellen Harrison.
SeriesMythos, Mythos (Princeton, N.J.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL785 .H4 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 682 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1866248M
ISBN 100691015147
LC Control Number90024338

"Harrison's Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion is a Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion 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: Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Jane Harrison examines the festivals of /5. Internet Archive BookReader Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion. "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). "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().

Jane Harrison examines the festivals of ancient Greek religion to identify the primitive "substratum" of ritual and its persistence in the realm of classical religious observance and literature. In Harrison's preface to this remarkable book, she writes that J.

Frazer's work had become part and parcel of her "mental furniture" and that of others studying primitive religion.3/5(1). "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. Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion.

London: Merlin Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Harrison, Jane Ellen, Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion. London: Merlin Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jane Ellen Harrison. Preview this book» What people are Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion Jane Ellen Harrison Full view - Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion Jane Ellen Harrison Full view - 3/5(1).

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.

These Epilegomena are the sequel to the author's other two books, Prolegomena and Themis. The author has tried to summarize the result of many years' work on the origins of Greek Religion, and to indicate the bearing of these results on religious questions of today.

Jane Ellen Harrison has 43 books on Goodreads with ratings. Jane Ellen Harrison’s most popular book is Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion. 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; 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.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Prolegomena to The Study of Greek Religion Harrison Ellen at the best online prices at. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion by Jane E.

Harrison (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. "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(9). Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion - by Jane Ellen Harrison August Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion.

Description Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion PDF

Jane Ellen Harrison; Online ISBN: 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 Jane Ellen Harrison Author of Ancient Art and Ritual. CHAPTER I. OLYMPIAN AND CHTHONIC RITUAL. CHAPTER II. THE ANTHESTERIA. THE RITUAL OF GHOSTS AND SPRITES.

CHAPTER III. HARVEST FESTIVALS. THE THARGELIA, KALLYXTERIA, PLYNTERIA. CHAPTER IV. THE WOMEN'S FESTIVALS.

Download Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion PDF

THESMOPHORIA, ARREPHORIA. 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 is a minute examination of its ritual'.Cited by: 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 : Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion by Jane Ellen Harrison,The University press edition, in EnglishPages: Greek religion, as set forth in popular handbooks and even in more ambitious treatises, is an affair mainly of mythology, and moreover of mythology as seen through the medium of literature.

In England, so far as I am aware, no serious attempt has been made to examine Greek ritual. Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (Mythos Books) (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (Mythos Books) Author. Harrison, Jane Ellen. Publisher. Princeton University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. Jane Harrison examines the festivals of ancient Greek religion to identify the primitive "substratum" of ritual and its persistence in the realm of classical religious observance and literature.

In Harrison's preface to this remarkable book, she writes that J. Frazer's work had become part and parcel of her "mental furniture" and that of /5(2).

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. The book untitled Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (Mythos Books) contain a lot of information on the idea. The writer explains the girl idea with easy method.

Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (Mythos Books) by Jane Ellen Harrison Free PDF d0wnl0ad, audio books, books to read, good books to read, cheap books, good books. 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; 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.Download Book Prolegomena To The Study Of Greek Religion Mythos Books in PDF format.

You can Read Online Prolegomena To The Study Of Greek Religion Mythos Books here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats.

Details Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion EPUB

Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion. Author: Jane Ellen Harrison.New York: Meridian, Leather bound in very good condition. Item # Paperback nicely bound bound into half leather; xxii, pages.