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Ancient Greek Religion - AHIS201

This unit is an examination of the sources for and approaches to the study of ancient Greek religion. The focus is on the polis religion of the archaic and classical periods. Topics covered include: the definition of religion; sacrifice; votive religion; prayer; piety and impiety; oracles; prophecy and divination; religious personnel; sacred space; sanctuaries and temples; sacred laws; the cults of the gods and heroes; festivals; and religious change.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Danijel Dzino

12cp at 100 level or above Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): AHST271, AHST371
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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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