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The Resource Hellenistic religions : an introduction, Luther H. Martin

Hellenistic religions : an introduction, Luther H. Martin

Label
Hellenistic religions : an introduction
Title
Hellenistic religions
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
Luther H. Martin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Luther H.
Dewey number
291/.0938
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL722
LC item number
.M33 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion
  • Hellenism
  • Religion
  • Religion grecque
  • Religion
  • Hellénisme
  • Hellenisme
  • Godsdiensten
  • Hellenismus
  • Orientalische Religion
  • Religion
  • Grèce
  • Greece
  • Griechenland (Altertum)
Label
Hellenistic religions : an introduction, Luther H. Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abbreviations of classical sources cited -- Introduction -- The Hellenistic age -- The Hellenistic world -- Religion in the Hellenistic world -- Syncretism or system -- Piety, mystery, gnosis -- 1. The golden ass in a labryrinthian world -- The fictive world of Apuleius -- The cosmic world of Apuleius -- The mythic world of Apuleius -- Fortune -- Wandering -- Salvation -- The social world of apuleius -- Home -- Magic -- The world of Lucius -- 2. Hellenistic piety -- Traditional piety -- Hellenistic philosophy and the rational order of things -- Philosophy in the Hellenistic world -- The epicureans -- The stoics -- Philosophy and piety -- Divination and the cosmic order of things -- Artificial divination -- Astrology -- Alchemy -- Natural divination -- The delphic oracle -- Dreaming -- Asclepius and healing -- Specialization and senility -- 3. The mysteries and the sovereignty of the feminine -- Mystery deities -- The mysteries -- The Eleusinian mysteries -- The myth of Demeter -- The rights of Demeter -- The mystery initiation -- Eleusis and Athens -- The Mysteries of Isis -- The myth of Isis and Osiris -- The rites of Isis -- The mysteries of Isis -- The universal goddess -- The Syrian goddess -- The great mother of the gods -- 4. Reformation and innovations -- Reformations -- Dionysus -- The myth of Dionysus -- The mysteries of Dionysus -- The orgies of the Roman Bacchanalia -- Orpheus -- The Orphic myth of Dionysus -- Orphic Mysteries -- Judaism -- Hellenistic Judaism -- Yahweh and the Feminine -- Innovations -- Alexander of Abonoteichus -- Mithraism -- The origin of Mithraism -- The myth of Mithras -- Mithraic initiation -- Mithraic initiation -- Christianity -- They Christ myth -- Appeal and reaction -- 5. Late Hellenistic gnosis -- Cosmic revaluation -- Gnosticism -- Christian and non-christian gnosis -- Gnostic seeking -- Gnostic cult -- Manichaeism -- The hermetic tradition -- The patria
Control code
15016456
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 170 pages
Isbn
9780195043914
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
86031281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1039655
Label
Hellenistic religions : an introduction, Luther H. Martin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abbreviations of classical sources cited -- Introduction -- The Hellenistic age -- The Hellenistic world -- Religion in the Hellenistic world -- Syncretism or system -- Piety, mystery, gnosis -- 1. The golden ass in a labryrinthian world -- The fictive world of Apuleius -- The cosmic world of Apuleius -- The mythic world of Apuleius -- Fortune -- Wandering -- Salvation -- The social world of apuleius -- Home -- Magic -- The world of Lucius -- 2. Hellenistic piety -- Traditional piety -- Hellenistic philosophy and the rational order of things -- Philosophy in the Hellenistic world -- The epicureans -- The stoics -- Philosophy and piety -- Divination and the cosmic order of things -- Artificial divination -- Astrology -- Alchemy -- Natural divination -- The delphic oracle -- Dreaming -- Asclepius and healing -- Specialization and senility -- 3. The mysteries and the sovereignty of the feminine -- Mystery deities -- The mysteries -- The Eleusinian mysteries -- The myth of Demeter -- The rights of Demeter -- The mystery initiation -- Eleusis and Athens -- The Mysteries of Isis -- The myth of Isis and Osiris -- The rites of Isis -- The mysteries of Isis -- The universal goddess -- The Syrian goddess -- The great mother of the gods -- 4. Reformation and innovations -- Reformations -- Dionysus -- The myth of Dionysus -- The mysteries of Dionysus -- The orgies of the Roman Bacchanalia -- Orpheus -- The Orphic myth of Dionysus -- Orphic Mysteries -- Judaism -- Hellenistic Judaism -- Yahweh and the Feminine -- Innovations -- Alexander of Abonoteichus -- Mithraism -- The origin of Mithraism -- The myth of Mithras -- Mithraic initiation -- Mithraic initiation -- Christianity -- They Christ myth -- Appeal and reaction -- 5. Late Hellenistic gnosis -- Cosmic revaluation -- Gnosticism -- Christian and non-christian gnosis -- Gnostic seeking -- Gnostic cult -- Manichaeism -- The hermetic tradition -- The patria
Control code
15016456
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 170 pages
Isbn
9780195043914
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
86031281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1039655

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