Greek Mysteries: The Archaeology of Ancient Greek Secret Cults

Synopsis

Written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this excellent book studies a wide range of contributions and showcases new research on the archaeology, ritual and history of Greek mystery cults.With a lack of written evidence that exists for the mysteries, archaeology has proved central to explaining their significance and this volume is key to understanding a phenomenon central to Greek religion and society.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Michael B. Cosmopoulos
  • Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood
  • Kevin Clinton
  • Mark L. Lawall
  • Albert Schachter
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2002