Epilegomena to the study of Greek religion: and Themis : a study of social origins of Greek religion : [(1921)]
1921. 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. Contents: primitive ritual; primitive theology; the religion of today; the hymn of the Kouretes; the Dithyramb; the Kouretes; the thunder rites and mana; magic and taboo; medicine bird and medicine king; totemism, sacrament and sacrifice; the spring festival; the origin of Olympic Games; Daimon and Hero, from Daimon to Olympian; the Olympians; Themis.
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