By Alexander Rubel,Michael Vickers
Athens on the time of the Peloponnesian conflict used to be the sector for a dramatic conflict among politics and faith within the hearts and minds of the folk. Fear and Loathing in old Athens, initially released in German yet now on hand for the 1st time in an increased and revised English version, sheds new gentle in this dramatic interval of background and provides a brand new method of the research of Greek faith. The publication explores a rare diversity of occasions and themes, and may be an necessary learn for college students and students learning Athenian faith and politics.
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Fear and Loathing in Ancient Athens: Religion and Politics During the Peloponnesian War by Alexander Rubel,Michael Vickers