Networks and narratives: a model for ancient Greek religion?
Eidinow, Esther (2011) Networks and narratives: a model for ancient Greek religion? Kernos: revue internationale et pluridisciplinaire de religion grecque antique, 24 . pp. 9-38. ISSN Electronic: 2034-7871 Print: 0776-3824
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Polis religion has become the dominant model for the description of ritual activity in ancient Greek communities.Indeed,scholars have invoked polis religion to try to resolve the much-debated question of the definition of magic vs. religion, arguing that particular ‘magical’practices, and their practitioners, do not belong to‘collective polis religion.’
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